Débora Zamora, 17 years old, from Guayaquil City, was chosen as the representative of Ecuador in the 2014 Miss. Teen Earth, The Earth’s most important Teen Pageant that will be held in the Central American country of Panama.
Zamora was a third finalist in the Miss. Teen Earth 2014 competition, which took place in Panama on October 25.
Zamora won the title of Miss. Teen Fire International, in a gala that the representative of Venezuela, Stella Vélez Iandoli, awarded as Miss. Teen Earth International.
Mexico’s Monica Carrillo was the first finalist (Miss. Teen Air International) and Brazil Gabriela Nunez was second (Miss. Teen Water International).
Zamora said in a statement that the goal of the competition is: “Be spokespersons for the environment, communicate with people about their status, teach the public how to take care of them, work on projects to do it and help the environment.”
Fifteen countries took part in the competition, including Panama, Guatemala, USA, Venezuela, Brazil, New Zealand and Paraguay. The jury comprised the president of Sacha Cosmetics, an image advisor for this company, the director of the University of Panama and the designer Luisana Feijoo.