Miss NI hopes to become positive role model for local girls

Student engineer Anna Henry from Portglenone in Co Antrim has been crowned Miss Northern Ireland 2017.
 Picture by Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press
Student engineer Anna Henry from Portglenone in Co Antrim has been crowned Miss Northern Ireland 2017. Picture by Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Co Antrim student Anna Henry who was crowned Miss Northern Ireland this week said she has always looked up to previous winners.

The 22 year old Renewable Energy engineering student from Portglenone impressed the panel of judges on the night with her beauty, charm and personality, giving her the winning edge over 23 other finalists, to acquire the coveted crown from previous titleholder Emma Carswell.

PACEMAKER BELFAST  16/05/2017:
Student engineer Anna Henry from Portglenone in Co Antrim has been crowned Miss Northern Ireland 2017 following a glittering black tie event at the Europa Hotel in Belfast on Monday night.
Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

PACEMAKER BELFAST 16/05/2017: Student engineer Anna Henry from Portglenone in Co Antrim has been crowned Miss Northern Ireland 2017 following a glittering black tie event at the Europa Hotel in Belfast on Monday night. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Miss Henry said: “Taking part in the contest has been such an immense experience and I never thought I would come this far.

“I’ve always looked up to previous Miss Northern Ireland winners, so I hope to follow in their footsteps and become a positive role model for other local girls.”