Sophie Whitaker was crowned Miss East Anglia 2013 on Sunday night of April 28, 2013 at the Crown Plaza hotel in Colchester. The 18-year-old student from Stanstrete Field beat 16 other contestant to win the top prize. Sophie also won the Miss Charity title after she raised £320 for Beauty with a Purpose. With the tittle, Sophie Whitaker will compete in the finals of Miss England 2013, scheduled to take place in Torquay on June 15-16.
Sophie Whitaker Crowned Miss East Anglia 2013
The final of the pageant began with catwalk session in which each candidate modeled in their clubwear. Sophie wore a dress made out of men’s ties for the ‘eco-dress’ theme. She then performed a commercial street dance on stage before donning her finest evening wear for the final catwalk.
“I couldn’t believe it when they had announced I had won. I was presented my crown and sash along with my prizes,”Sophie spoke after winning the title.
“I’m so happy all my hard work and dedication to this contest had paid off. I could honestly not have done it without my amazing family and friends who have supported me throughout the competition,’ added she.