Pinay beauty queen Maureen Montagne won first runner up over the weekend at America’s Miss World beauty pageant held in Orlando, Florida.
This is the second time for the Filipina to represent her home state of Arizona nationally.
She was first crowned Miss Arizona USA in 2015 and landed in the top 15 finalists for the Miss USA crown.
Montagne said that this will be her last time to compete in a beauty pageant and will hereon pursue a career in modeling and marketing while continuing her advocacies to help the Fil-Am community.
Meanwhile, US Miss World 2017 Miss Clarissa Bowers, from Florida, will compete at the Miss World competition in China this September.