Intensive Care Nurse from London reaches the Miss England Finals
Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, like many other events, the Miss England contest was forced to cancel a series of events which had been scheduled to be held between March – June 2020.
The Miss England semi final was held on Friday 31st July as a virtual event, with just the judges & Host meeting at a studio in Milton Keynes.
Reaching the Final 15 was local contestant Elizabeth Willis (22) from Westminster London who won the Publicity Round to reach the Miss England Final.
Heres some of the publicity Elizabeth received before reaching the Miss England final !
Elizabeth is an Intensive Care Nurse and an interesting fact about Elizabeth is that she works in the British Army & is also a Commerical Model
Contestants from across England joined via zoom after being invited to submit 3 videos to enter which consist of an introduction, a catwalk and a talent video.. The current Miss England NHS Doctor Bhasha Mukherjee made a special appearance after working at the hospital along with other former Miss & Mr England & Miss UK winners and gave their live votes saying how inspirational contestants had been raising over £10,000 for the Beauty with a Purpose Charity.
The top fundraiser was the youngest contestant in the competition, Jennifer Carless age 16 managed to raise £1395 for charity in the last 2 months . Another 16 year old Actress Rysa Saujani won two awards . Over £10,000 was raised between contestants for charity. Beauty with a Purpose is the Miss World charity which helps disadvantaged children and youngsters throughout the world and contestants supported the Wedoethcialawards Tree Planting Campaign .
Lizzy also works as a model and is now sponsored by Plastfree in the contest ( click the logo to find out more below)
Miss World singer gives Beauty with a Purpose Message
Hosts and singers Natasha Hemmings Miss England 2015 and Jordan Williams Mr England 2013 kept viewers entertained by chatting to the zoom judges and introduced a special message and song from the reigning Miss World in Jamaica “Toni Ann Singh” during the event. Toni Ann Singh performed “ Let this be a Prayer” on the livestream Miss England semi final show and spoke to the contestants wishing them good luck . ( video available on request .
Plans to hold the next Miss England final are dependent on circumstances but organizers hope this could be moved to early 2021 . Announcements will be made for this early September .