Local fashionista, Rowena Petersen has turned heads and has been selected to compete in the Miss World Australia 2020 QLD Preliminary Finals.
The preliminary finals will see Rowena going up against other Miss Australia hopefuls from Queensland, vying for the final spot and another step closer to the crown.
Once selected for Queensland the chosen nominee will then be going up against other women from the states and territories.
Rowena has also nominated to raise money through her pageant journey for Variety, The Children’s Charity who helps kids who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs.
Rowena is excited for her journey to begin.
“I’m so excited for this opportunity I can’t wait,” she said.
“I’ve always wanted to be involved in it, so I just thought I’d nominate and see how I would go.
“I’m very excited to also raise money for this charity and moving forward with the comp and seeing how far I can go.”
Rowena will be documenting her pageant journey and charity fundraising journey at her Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/rowena.petersen.37
The Queensland finals for the pageant will be held on the Gold Coast on March 15.
The 16th Miss Universe Australia pageant will be held in June 2020 at the Sofitel in Melbourne with the winner representing Australia in the Miss Universe Pageant 2020.