Rebekah Watkins, a 26-year-old heritage site restorer and talented saxophonist, from Goole in Yorkshire was honoured with the prestigious ‘We Do Ethical Queen Semi-Finalist Award’ by the brand’s founder, Kelly Levell.
This accolade which gives her direct entry to the Miss England semi final was bestowed upon her during the recent FABUK Top Model contest after she had participated in the world’s first makeup-free competition in association with CETUEM LONDON earlier in the day .
Both events where held by the Miss England organisers at the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites & Residences in London on Friday September 29th.
Rebekah fearlessly graced the catwalk in vintage attire, make-up free, conveying the powerful message of embracing one’s natural beauty.
Rebekah’s participation earned her a spot within the Miss England 2024 semi-final event scheduled for April 7th in Blackpool .
Rebekah was chosen for her unwavering commitment to living an ethical lifestyle, aligning perfectly with the values of the esteemed We Do Ethical organisation.
Over the past decade, Kelly and her team of brand ambassadors and business partners have engaged with the public on various projects, culminating in We Do Ethical’s inclusion in the historic “Her Majesty The Queen: Official Platinum Jubilee Pageant Commemorative Album,” released on June 5, 2022. This recognition underscores the organisation’s dedication to sustainability, shared by only a handful of other sustainable organisations.
Rebekah is the founder of Dream Heritage CIC ( a not for profit organisation which leads community heritage projects across the UK to rebuild both heritage & communities.
Rebekah’s work in restoring heritage sites for the benefit of local communities exemplifies her passion for positive action, in line with We Do Ethical’s mission of forging a sustainable future for people, the planet, and animals. Her journey to the Miss England finals offers an opportunity to further champion ethical living practices and use her platform to support causes such as tree planting, litter cleanups, and aiding homeless communities across the UK.
Rebekah’s dedication to her own work which aligns with We De Ethical could lead to her winning an ethical hamper prize worth £1000 at the Miss England gala final event next May.
You can follow Rebekah’s journey and contribute to her tree-planting efforts to support her journey by visiting the organisation’s social media account: @wedoethicalorg