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14-year-old Samantha Gomez wins Ford Models' Supermodel of the World Philippines 2011
Published on: May 16, 2011 - 9:47am

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2010 Ford Models' Supermodel of the World Danica Magpantay and 2011 Ford Models’ Supermodel of the World Philippines Samantha Gomez. Photo by Nadine Cabe.

 

(SPOT.ph) A 14-year-old girl from Pampanga, Samantha Gomez, has won the Philippine leg of Ford Models' Supermodel of the World 2011 competition, reports 24 Oras. She will be the Philippine representative in the international competition to be held in August in New York.

The youngest in this year's batch of contestants, Gomez also won the Photogenic Award at the awarding ceremony held Saturday during Philippine Fashion Week. She has big shoes to fill, since last year's Philippine bet Danica Magpantay took home the grand prize in the Supermodel of the World competition.

 

2010 Ford Models' Supermodel of the World winner Danica Magpantay (left) and 2011 Ford Models' Supermodel of the World Philippines Samantha Gomez (center). Click on the photo to watch the 24 Oras report.

 

Gomez told 24 Oras, "I will do my best... to be an international model." Joey Espino of CalCarrie's International Models Philippines said, "We need somebody who (can) really show them what we've got, what Filipinos can share... A global Filipino."

According to a press release, Gomez will receive a one-year modeling contract with CalCarrie's International Models Philippines, formal training at Masters School for Models, and a roundtrip ticket to New York plus pocket money. In New York, she has a chance to win $250,000 worth of modeling contracts with Ford Models New York.

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11 Comments
  • dani
    That's how she really talks. :) And she was shaking that night.. it doesn't sound that bad in real life. Just remember, she's Kapampangan, she's Filipino, and she's a kid. :p
    Jun 12 2011 @ 01:08am     Reply  
  • christine suing
    She's so lucky :)) She was my former schoolmate and she's really tall.
    May 21 2011 @ 10:13pm     Reply  
  • @sasa
    it doesn;t matter! Talking well can be learned, but bone structure and height cannot! Nye nye nye
    May 19 2011 @ 08:57pm     Reply  
  • sasa
    she cant talk well
    May 19 2011 @ 02:55am     Reply  
  • @modelz
    Day, as early as 13 nagsisimula ang career ng model. Learn your basics bago ka umariba.
    May 17 2011 @ 09:57am     Reply  
  • babe
    why does she talk like she's slurring her words?
    May 16 2011 @ 06:07pm     Reply  
  • andre leon tali
    That's the age supermodels start in fashiuon capitals!
    May 16 2011 @ 03:01pm     Reply  
  • modelz
    aral ka muna day. bata ka pa para rumampa
    May 16 2011 @ 01:09pm     Reply  
  • pretty
    she's really nice and pretty in person! love her!!
    May 16 2011 @ 11:58am     Reply  
  • tere
    Go kiddo! The country is behind you.
    May 16 2011 @ 11:51am     Reply  
  • just saying
    Hija konting papayat pa sa fez. :)
    May 16 2011 @ 10:14am     Reply  
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