MANILA -- Model Michelle Dee will be representing the Philippines in the Miss World 2019 pageant in London, United Kingdom.
Dee was named Miss World Philippines 2019 Sunday at the pageant's coronation night at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
Completing the winners are Katrina Llegado (Miss Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas), Kelley Day (Miss Eco Philippines), Isabelle de Leon (Miss Multinational Philippines), Glyssa Perez (Miss Tourism Philippines), Vanessa Mae Walters (Miss Eco Teen Philippines), Shannon Kerver (1st Princess) and Casie Banks (2nd Princess).
Aside from winning the crown, Dee was also named Miss Myra E, Miss GCOX, Miss Bluewater Day Spa (tied with Casie Banks), Miss Best Skin (tied with Kelley Day) and Miss Bench.
The candidates who made it to the Top 12 are:
Shannon Christie Kerver
Tracy Maureen Perez
Isabelle De Leon
Vanessa Mae Walters
The daughter of Miss International 1979 Melanie Marquez, Dee first expressed her interest in beauty pageants in 2016.