IPEN's Larissa Obediente wins Miss Queen of the Continents Pageant
IPEN, led by its president, Edgar Suit, is responsible for fostering the beauty industry in Toronto.
It has been in operation since 1987 and training models to win popular beauty contests across the world.
In November, Larissa Obediente of IPEN represented the Philippines in the Miss Queen of the Continents Pageant in the Dominican Republic.
Aside from winning the main title of Miss Queen of the Continents, she also won the following special awards -- Best in Long Gown, Best Hair and Best Face.
Larissa, a freshman student of Human Sciences at Ryerson University, aims to become a social worker.
In November, at the Miss Petite Expoworld held in Guatemala City, Guatemala, IPEN-trained Harriette Leigh Berona, who represented Canada, bagged the crown besides winning the titles of Most Beautiful Face and Best Body.