Andreia Gibau of Massachusetts crowned as Miss Earth United States 2017

06 Aug 2017 | Angelopedia

Miss Earth United States 2017 concluded with the crowning of Andreia Gibau from Massachusetts as the winner.  The finale was held on 5th August 2017 in Virginia, and Miss Earth United States 2016 Corrin Stellakis passed on her crown to Andreia.

Andreia Gibau of Massachusetts crowned as Miss Earth United States 2017

22-year-old Andreia works full time in entertainment/ fashion industry and also teaches self-development to kids. She was also one of Phoenix Magazine’s “30 under 30” for her philanthropic work, making it to their front cover. Andreia graduated from St. John’s University with a B.S. in Public Relations. The beauty enjoys reading and has herself published a book recently. Andreia is fluent in four different languages.
The finale of Miss Earth United States 2017 started with the introduction of the contestants. After the introduction round, it was time for the delegates the show off their elegance and confidence in the preliminary rounds of evening gown and swimsuit. The delegates who cracked in the Top 4 spot along with Andreia were – Iman Brown of Northwest, Sydney Wharton of Texas and Ashley Wade of District of Columbia.
The Top 4 went through a Question and Answer round, based on which Andreia was crowned as the winner.
After the Preliminary Rounds, the delegates were narrowed down to Top 15 - 
Massachusetts – Andreia Gibau
The finale of Miss Earth United States 2017 was graced by the reigning Miss Earth Katherine Espin along with Miss Earth Air 2016 Michelle Gomez. The esteemed judges for the finale included – 
Katherine Espin, Miss Earth 2016- Katherine Espin is not a new name. She was crowned as Miss Earth 2016 and has been touring various places fulfilling her duties as the reigning queen.
Andrea Neu, Miss Earth Air 2014- The beautiful, Andrea Neu was crowned as Miss Earth Air in 2014 and has been in the limelight since then.
Amanda Pennekamp Bluestein, Miss Earth United States 2006- Amanda was Mrs Galaxy 2015 and Miss USA 2004 1st Runner Up, representing South Carolina. At Miss Earth 2006 in the Philippines, Amanda ranked as a finalist among 82 countries.
Lisa Forbes, Miss Earth United States 2007- Lisa lives in Kansas City and is a recognized pageant coach and professional. She competed at the prestigious Miss Earth 2007 in the Philippines and calls the experience her single best pageant recollection to date.
Corrin Stellakis, Miss Earth Fire 2016- In October, Corrin represented the United States at the 16th Annual Miss Earth in the Philippines. In addition to winning the first place in swimwear and being named “Darling of the Media,” Corrin was titled as Miss Earth Fire, one of four international titles. ?
Ayesha Gilani Taylor, Miss Earth Pakistan 2009- Ayesha is a reporter, producer, editor and anchor on Capitol Hill and previously hosted an international prime time television show at Voice of America. She quotes her favourite international pageant experience as that of Miss Earth when she represented Pakistan in the Philippines in 2009.
Luissa Burton, Miss Earth England 2016- Born in the United Kingdom, the beauty is a full-time Ford Model based in Miami. In the Philippines, Luissa placed as a Miss Earth finalist.
Bayartsetseg “Bela” Altangerel, Miss Earth Mongolia 2015- Bela is an actress, recognized for Marco Polo TV series of NETFLIX. During Miss Earth beauty pageant, Bela was a finalist and placed third in medal tallies out of 86 countries.              

Amanda Sowards, Director of World Missions Outreach- Initially from North Carolina, Amanda manages the community programming and public relations of a not-for-profit school and feeding program based in Nicaragua.

CJ Comu, CEO & Founder Chairman of EarthWater- Mr. Comu is a 25-year professional expert on Wall Street, founding and operating five firms. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Regus Advisors, Inc. and EuroCap Investments.

Keeley Goldberg, Junior Miss Earth United States 2016- Keeley just finished her first year of pageantry and has relished gaining experience in public speaking, modeling and community service.

Stephen P. Smith, Founder & CEO of Planet Beach & HOTWORX- Mr. Smith is celebrating over ten years in business with Planet Beach and recently developed Hotworx franchising.

Kim Elleen Atkins, C-SPAN host, Boston Herald columnist and fashion designer- Kim is the key Washington reporter and writer for the Boston Herald.

Derek Tokarzewski, Owner of World Class Beauty Queens Magazine- Derek founded the World Class Brand for numerous magazines, including Teen Models, Kings, Movie Stars, Designers, and sponsor of the Miss Earth United States cover girl competition – “World Class Beauty Queens Magazine.”

Dr. Mireya Mayor- Dr. Mayor is a Scientist and TV Presenter and all set to judge the event with excitement and zeal.

Do you think Andreia Gibau has what it takes to be the next Miss Earth?