Edenvale resident and international law student Nicole Kruger was recently selected as a finalist for the Miss Earth SA pageant.
The 23-year-old is one of 14 women who has made it to the finals.
Nicole entered the pageant earlier this year with the hope of making a difference to those in need and to the environment.
“The pageant is a platform which I have been able to use to create awareness about problems facing the community and the environment.”
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She said most of the contestants in the pageant are like-minded and want to make a difference.
Nicole entered the pageant online and was contacted by the organisers.
“When I was told I had been selected I was so excited,” said Nicole.
“I felt like it was meant to be.”
Nicole explained as a finalist in the pageant she has been able to help the community for longer.
“The longer you stay in the pageant the bigger impact you will have.”