HANNAH Arnold who hails from Masbate on Sunday night was crowned Miss International Philippines 2021.
Hannah, who works as a sleep scientist and professional model, won the most prestigious crown during the Binibining Pilipinas 2021 coronation night held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
The 24-year-old beauty queen was an early favorite during the pageant. She stole hearts during her performance at the swimsuit and evening gown competition.
Crowned Bb. Pilipinas Grand International was Samantha Alexandra Panlilio of Cavite, Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental – Cinderella Faye Obeñita of Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, Bb. Pilipinas Globe – Maureen Ann Montagne of Batangas, 1st runner-up – Gabrielle Camille Basiano of Borongan, Eastern Samar and 2nd runner-up – Meiji Cruz of Valenzuela.
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and Miss Grand International 2016 1st runner-up Nicole Cordoves served as hosts of the pageant.
Hannah will compete for the Miss International pageant this year.
Aurora Pijuan was the first to win the Miss International crown in 1970 followed by Melanie Marquez in 1979, Lara Quigaman in 2005, Bea Santiago in 2013 and Kylie Versoza in 2016.