A northern Ontario girl will signify Canada at a global magnificence pageant in Japan later this yr 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 yr.
As the primary runner-up of the Toronto pageant, Madison Queltin earned the title of Miss Worldwide Canada.
Queltin is from Sudbury however at the moment lives in southern Ontario.
It’s the first time for the reason that 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 influence 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 probably the most influential girl in her life aside from her dad and mom in an interview she posted on her profile.
Queltin gained the Miss North Ontario title in 2016.
“Cheryl has empowered a whole bunch of girls to seek out their voices on this planet of pageantry. I do not assume I might be the identical sturdy, empowered and change-driven girl I’m at this time if it weren’t for her,” Queltin stated.
“She impressed me to pursue my desires and pursue my platform in a means I might by no means have imagined. Cheryl has empowered me, in order that I empower different younger ladies to be the perfect variations of myself.” I wish to create, I wish to construct a greater future.”