Another reigning beauty queen who’s proud to be a Kagay-anon. The 2015 Miss Earth England Katrina Manaya Kendall is a Filipino British whose mother Filipina and had lived in Brgy Bayabas, Cagayan de Oro City.
Kendall graduated with a first class master’s degree in chemistry from University of Edinburgh, specializing in environmental and sustainable chemistry. Caring for the Earth has always been her passion since she was young.
After winning the title in Vienna last December she took the time out from her hectic schedule to visit the city and do some charity work and an environmental awareness campaigns. She visited the Boystown Orphanage in Barangay Lumbia, where she donated supplies, held tree planting and taught the shelter’s residents on cleaning up their surroundings.
Other than that, she had visited to the science and environmental departments at Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan and Mindanao University of Science and Technology,
And a special visit to the landfill site in Barangay Carmen to investigate the negative impacts of the site on the environment and local community.
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