Miss Universe Singapore finalists show beauty comes from having a heart for others

Miss Universe Singapore 2018 finalists Mohanaprabha (top row, from left), Loo May Tia, Tiong Jia En, Nicol Hunt, Soh Qiao Ying, Ischelle Koo, Jaslyn Tan and Sharin Keong, as well as Hilary Rupawalla (bottom row, from left), Sushil Como, Ameerah Smith
Miss Universe Singapore 2018 finalists Mohanaprabha (top row, from left), Loo May Tia, Tiong Jia En, Nicol Hunt, Soh Qiao Ying, Ischelle Koo, Jaslyn Tan and Sharin Keong, as well as Hilary Rupawalla (bottom row, from left), Sushil Como, Ameerah Smith, Renee Kee, Chloe Padirac, Tyen Rasif and Zahra Khanum.ST PHOTO: DALENE LOW

SINGAPORE - The 15 finalists for the Miss Universe Singapore (MUS) 2018 pageant were unveiled on Friday (Aug 3) on board the Genting Dream luxury cruise ship and showed their beauty was more than skin deep.

Among them was a bodybuilder hoping to defy conventional notions of beauty, a pre-school teacher who felt she could use the platform to raise awareness of the need for education and the child of a single mother who wanted to fight for more support for single-parent families.

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