by Isabela Page

Katrina Kendall, the newly crowned Miss Earth England 2015 has roots in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines.

Born to a British dad and a Filipina mom who has roots in Cagayan de Oro, Katrina will be representing England to the Miss Earth 2015 worldwide pageant.

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Floramae Manaya, Katrina’s mom is a graduate of Pilgrim Christian School and also studied college at Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan. According to sources, she used to reside along Dolores Street. Jocelyn Steegan-Dacubor, a batchmate of Mrs. Manaya was ecstatic upon learning the news considering that indeed Katrina’s mom is from Cagayan de Oro and her own daughter Keena is also a local beauty queen. “Grabe nako ka happy when i read sa FB na iya anak diay ang nidaug” says Mrs Dacubor. Inyaki Yuson also a Manila-based Kagay-anon make-up artist is equally excited knowing that Katrina’s sister who happens to be a model was his model/client years back. Both Floramae and Katrina speak the Cebuano dialect fluently.

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photo from Katrina Kendall – Miss Earth England 2015 FB page

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