Beauty In Focus: Ms. Earth PH 2017 bets Sam Acosta & Karen Ibasco, Smart & Beautiful Inside Out
By: Raymund Thom Golez, Managing Editor
Images Credits: Karen Ibasco FB, Sam Acosta FB, Miss Philippines Earth Facebook Page
Savannah, GEORGIA – The search for the country’s only national beauty pageant that promotes serious environmental protection and awareness to take good care of Mother Earth is fast approaching with almost fifty candidates from all over the Philippines and Filipino Communities abroad vying for the title of Miss Philippines Earth and 4 elemental crowns. And two equally gorgeous and brainy earth champions, Samantha Acosta and Karen Ibasco, are ready to take the spotlight as top contenders for the crown.
Representing Manila City, Karen, 26, is no-new to pageant and fitness scene as she was a candidate of Binibining Pilipinas 2016 and a runner up in the first edition of Gold’s Gym’s Body Con competition. She’s a medical physicist by profession and a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Sto. Tomas. Conservation of energy and the use of renewable and sustainable energy focuses her personal advocacy for the environment.
Representing Pulilan, Bulacan, Samantha, 19, is an entrepreneurial management student from the University of Asia and the Pacific. Advocating “Green Time”, Sam believes that the focus of her advocacy is targeting the youth. It encourages them to allot at least five minutes of their time everyday to do something meaningful for the environment.
Both Karen and Sam are being trained by renowned beauty pageant camp, Kagandahang Flores, wherein they are continuously undergoing rigid preparation and strict training on pasarela, poise, posture, question-and-answer, and personality development.
Miss Philippines Earth 2017 will have its coronation finals on July 15 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines.