Celine Concepcion Cabrera Crowned Miss Marianas 2018
Celine Concepcion Cabrera was crowned as Miss International Northern Marianas 2018 in the grand finale of Miss Marianas 2018 which took place on February 24, 2018 at the Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan. She succeeds Peachy Quitugua as the new Miss International Marianas and will now represent Marianas at Miss International 2018, wherein Kevin Lilliana of Indonesia will crown her successor as the next Miss International.
Having completed her graduation from Saipan Southern High School, the 23 years old, Celine Concepcion Cabrera is Operations Manager at the company named, Dr Safety Consultant. Currently, she is also working on a Bachelor’s degree in Education at the Northern Marianas College.
Subsequent to winning the title of Miss Marianas 2018, Celine opined ecstatically, “Hafa Adai Marianas & afar! I would first like to thank God. This journey has led me to firmly believe that everything happens for a reason. It led me to trust in God’s plan. Every bump in the road has led to this moment. Me being crowned the 2018 Miss Marianas. I would like to thank my sponsors. Without your support I would not have been able to perform my best last night. Thank you to my supporters, especially those of you who believed in me since the moment I decided to follow my dream & become a part of this pageant. Thank you to the Stellar committee, without your hard work & dedication none of this would’ve been possible. Thank you to the beautiful contestants. Your friendship has turned into a sisterhood & you are all winners in my eyes. Thank you Peachy for always willing to give your advice when needed. Lastly, my family & friends. My brothers, my sister, cousins, best friends, Aunts & Uncle’s, Nina’s & Ninos & most especially my Mother & step father. You guys of all people know how much this meant to me & that it has been something I’ve been dreaming about since I was a little girl. Marianas, I am your new Queen & I will make each & everyone of you proud! Si Yu’us Ma’ase! I love you all.”
During the same event, Chloe Salvosa was titled as the first runner up and Leisha Mendiola Deleon Guerrero was adjudged as the second runner up.
Northern Marianas has been participating at Miss International pageant since 1983 but has never managed to penetrate into semi-finals till date. Although the nation has won Miss Friendship title about four times.