Miss Puerto Rico, Stephanie Del Valle, won Miss World 2016 defeating runners-up Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez from the Dominican Republic and Natasha Mannuela from Indonesia.
This Sunday, the 19-year-old college student was crowned at the pageant held at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
Miss World 2015 crowned Miss del Valle while happiness overwhelmed her face. This victory was extremely meaningful to Miss Del Valle stated:
“honor and a great responsibility’ to represent her Caribbean homeland.”
Stephanie studies communications at Pace University in New York City. She knows English, Spanish, and French. After college, her goal is to have a successful career in the entertainment business.
Miss Del Valle is the second Puerto Rican contestant to win the coveted title after Wilnelia Merced took the crown in 1975.