Yesterday afternoon, team 5 had a special visit from the intelligent contestants that participate in Miss Universe New Zealand. Miss Universe New Zealand is the New Zealand national beauty Pageant, that contain more that 50 countries and more than 20 girls that compete against each other, to win the title of ‘Miss Universe’.
Our school was very lucky to have 16 contestants from the competition visit our school, the girls came in and talked about their on going journey in the Pageant, they talked about being in the Pageant and their challenges when competing against others, they also talked about getting endured in numerous rounds of questioning.
Girls, who get into the top 20 are often faced with challenges, this year their challenge was to be Entrepreneur. The Entrepreneur Challenge is designed for the girls to think out side of the box, they are expected to organize events, it could be something like a quiz show, dinner, and more.
50% of the money proceeds from the EC *Entrepreneur Challenge* to charity, the remaining money goes towards the girls participation in the pageant. Every contestant that pass’s the 1,000 dollar mark will receive a prize
One of the girls named Sharne, talked about how she was being Entrepreneur. Sharne Boot, created her own recycling business, because she wanted the world to be a better place. Her business is still up and running.