Four of the Top 35 contestants of the Miss South Africa competition are from the Free State. The list of finalists was announced yesterday.
The national beauty pageant is said to have an impressive and diverse group this year as among the contestants are two medical doctors, a lawyer, a teacher, a film maker, a singer and a fashion designer as well as models, graduates and students.
The four women aged between 21 and 27 come from various parts of the Free State including Bloemfontein, Bethlehem, Sasolburg and Viljoenskroon.
21-year-old Kea Mokorotlo from Bloemfontein currently lives in Johannesburg where she is a final year student, studying Strategic Brand Communication at Vega College. She is also a digital content creator on various social media platforms.
23-year-old Palesa Kewsa from Sasolburg graduated with a B.Com degree in Economics & Risk Management and is currently studying for her honours degree in Economics.
23-year-old Stacy Gossayn from Viljoenskroon recently graduated from the North-West University with a BSc degree in Human Movement Science and Physiology.
27-year-old Anica Myburgh from Bethlehem, currently lives in Robertson in the Western Cape. She is a full-time international model with Boss Models and has a degree in BSC Life Science with majors in Psychology and Physiology and currently completing a post graduate certificate in Education at Unisa.
For the next few weeks the contestants will be out to impress this year’s semi-final judges, who are broadcaster Anele Mdoda and former Miss South Africa title holders Bokang Montjane-Tshabalala (2010), Liesl Laurie (2015) and Adè van Heerden (2017).