Miss Wales 2018
Bethany Harris wins Miss Wales 2018
Twenty-year-old Bethany Harris from Newport has been crowned Miss Wales 2018.
Bethany was one of 28 finalists from across the country in the running for the crown this weekend.
Bethany lives at home in Rogerstone with her mum Sarah, dad Ross, and sisters Rebecca who is 17 and Sophie who is 12 years old. She has A levels in Health & Social Care (B), Geogeraphy (C) and Psychology (C) and currently works in Cardiff’s House of Frazer but plans on going to university in the near future.
In the run up to the final, Bethany and the other finalists had been tasked with fundraising for Beauty With A Purpose, the Miss World charity which helps disadvantaged children worldwide. In total, they raised £19,000.
Bethany's first official appearance as Miss Wales 2018
Bethany’s first official appearance as Miss Wales 2018 took place just four days after her win.
The new Miss Wales travelled to Birmingham to be a VIP guest at the first official screening of Married To The Game – a short documentary about girls enrolled in football school in India to keep them out of child marriage.
The film features Wolverhampton Wanderers FC captain, Danny Baath, and was filmed by his partner Natalie Cutler who is a former contestant in Miss England.
You can download the film at www.entreprenher.co.uk
Supporting the National Autistic Society
Bethany is invited to attend a special fundraiser in Porthcawl for the National Autistic Society. She will be travelling around Wales throughout her year as part of her commitment to Beauty With A Purpose.
Interviewed by Style of the City
Bethany is doing an array of media interviews about her new role as Miss Wales. Here she is being interviewed for Cardiff's Style of the City Magazine. We look forward to reading all about it!
Diamonds are a girl's best friend
Bethany wears more than £50,000 worth of diamonds thanks to Bullion For Less at a charity function in Cardiff. It's just one of the perks of being Miss Wales!
It's all about the girl power
Bethany attends the launch of A-Sisterhood with a number of other Miss Wales 2018 finalists. A-Sisterhood is a not-for-profit organisation designed to empower, protect and support women worldwide. Some of the areas they will be working in incude helping victims of acid violence, working towards the end of female genital mutilation and also domestic abuse. More information is available at www.a-sisterhood.org.uk