A northern Ontario lady will symbolize Canada at a world magnificence pageant in Japan later this 12 months after ending second within the Miss Universe Canada pageant over the weekend.
(Madison Queltin on the Miss Universe pageant in 2022 in Toronto, Ont. Supply: Photographic by Maloney Aguirre)
Amelia Tu, 20, of Vancouver, BC, took the crown and can go on to compete within the Miss Universe pageant later this 12 months.
As the primary runner-up of the Toronto pageant, Madison Queltin earned the title of Miss Worldwide Canada.
Queltin is from Sudbury however presently lives in southern Ontario.
It’s the first time because the begin in 2005 that somebody from Northern Ontario has taken the title and needed to beat 53 different nationwide finalists to get it.
Kvaltin is an entrepreneur who began his “Physique Assured Athletic Model,” Scilla Athletics, and web site design enterprise. He holds a bachelor’s diploma in sociology and enterprise from Queen’s College.
“Madison is a big believer that magnificence fades, however the affect you make on the world can final a lifetime,” reads her profile on the Miss Universe Canada web site.
She credit Miss North Ontario pageant director Cheryl Kozera for being essentially the most influential lady in her life aside from her dad and mom in an interview she posted on her profile.
Queltin received the Miss North Ontario title in 2016.
“Cheryl has empowered tons of of ladies to seek out their voices on this planet of pageantry. I do not suppose I might be the identical robust, empowered and change-driven lady I’m immediately if it weren’t for her,” Queltin stated.
“She impressed me to pursue my desires and pursue my platform in a method I may by no means have imagined. Cheryl has empowered me, in order that I empower different younger girls to be the most effective variations of myself.” I need to create, I need to construct a greater future.”