Michell Castellanos, representing the state of Guarico, was crowned the new Miss Earth Venezuela at the conclusion of a two-and-a-half-hour glittering finale held August 25 at the Centro Cultural Chacao in Caracas.
The 24-year-old from Valencia bested 28 other candidates for the title, and the right to represent the powerhouse country at the 2019 Miss Earth competition in October in the Philippines. She was also awarded Miss Social Media and Best Face.
Joanny Coronado, representing Lara, was named Miss Air. She will compete at the Reina Hispanoamericana contest. She also bagged the Best Smile and Best Figure special awards.
The rest of the elemental court included Miss Water Mariángel Tovar (Sucre), and Miss Fire Stephany Zreik (Miranda).
Miss Carabobo Gabriela de la Cruz was crowned Miss Supranational Venezuela 2019 in a separate ceremony held August 22.
Venezuela has won the Miss Earth crown twice: in 2005 and 2013. Missosology.Org