A new Miss Nanaimo Ambassador has been crowned.
The 73rd Miss Nanaimo Ambassador event was held this past weekend at the Beban Park social centre, with speech night on Friday and then the gala on Saturday.
Tian Liang was chosen Miss Nanaimo Ambassador after also winning Top Talent and Top Public Speaking awards. She was sponsored by NYLA Fresh Thread.
Vice-ambassadors this year are Alexis Barudin and Cynthia Cao, sponsored by Spice of Life Catering and the Nanaimo News Bulletin, respectively. Cao was also the winner of the Most Improved award.
Other award winners were Amy Bell, sponsored by Colyvan Pacific Property Management, who was Top Community Volunteer and was also chosen for the Friendship Award, and Brooke Mushenski, who was Top Fundraiser this year with $1,215.
“Thank you to all the candidates for their fabulous speeches and wonderful talents,” noted an event press release. “Thank you to sponsors for believing in our youth.”