|Miss Earth 2008, Karla Henry|
Karla's winning answer
"If you have the chance to speak to the newly-elected US President Barack Obama about the state of the global environment, what would you tell him?"
"What I would tell to the newly elected president of the United States, being one of the most powerful countries in the world, I would encourage him to implement environmental knowledge in the curriculum of all schools whether in the United States or in the Philippines. Environmental knowledge is something that all of us must share, but most importantly we must teach the youth that this is something that we should instill in them so that in the near future they will be the ones to take care of our mother Earth."
Karla's crowning moment
When Karla Henry articulated such response with eloquence
|Karla's epic reaction when she was proc-|
laimed Miss Earth 2008 with
Tanzania's Miriam Odemba as
Miss Earth-Air 2008.
“Being crowned Miss Earth changed my life in a way that I
|Karla in her swimsuit during|
the final competition.
“The first two weeks after winning Miss Earth was “pretty intense,” Karla describes. Together with the runners-up, Karla went around public schools to teach elementary pupils in public schools about environmental awareness. She
|Miss Earth 2008 and the elemental queens.|
Having realized that caring for the environment is a daunting duty, this down-to-earth beauty is bent on doing her best to save Planet Earth. “I can say that I felt more complete as a woman now,” she concludes. (www.wikepedia.org).
Karla Henry will always be remembered in the pageant books as one of the most articulate and hard working Miss Earth winners in history. 'Mabuhay ka Karla' and thank you so much for bringing another glory and honor for the Philippines!