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Karol Croes Crowned Miss Universe Aruba 2023

Karol Croes Crowned Miss Universe Aruba 2023

Karol Croes, a remarkable 27-year-old model, entrepreneur, and adept social media marketer, emerged as the shining star amongst five other finalists, as she was elegantly crowned Miss Universe Aruba 2023. The grand coronation took place on Sunday at the splendid Renaissance Convention Center in Oranjestad.

Karol Croes not only secured the prestigious title but also secured the coveted Miss Photogenic award, a testament to her captivating presence. She succeeds the illustrious Kiara Arends and embarks on a new journey to represent Aruba on the global stage at the highly anticipated Miss Universe 2023 event in El Salvador this November.

Gavriëla Bozo showcased her incredible grace and spirit and was rightfully named the first runner-up, earning the esteemed title of Most Inspirational. The remaining finalists – Anaisa Orman, Lorraine Oduber, and Milenka Janssen – were each recognized for their exceptional qualities with the First Mom, Miss Congeniality, and Most Disciplined special awards, respectively.

Karol Croes' victory is rooted in her inspirational journey, shaped by personal trials and triumphs during her youth. Through her sheer determination, she founded the impactful movement "Pan pa mi ruman," dedicated to fostering wholesome environments and nurturing relationships for adolescents aged 12 to 18.

Driven by a passion to uplift the younger generation, Karol aims to wield her voice as a catalyst for change, equipping and empowering youth with invaluable tools for self-expression, self-love, and self-empowerment.


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