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Miss World Singapore finalist is a football referee

MANY HATS

The 1.71m-tall lass works part-time as a customer service officer and is studying for a diploma in counselling studies at Kaplan. She admits it is tough juggling her responsibilities.

"I would wake up at 6am and go to work till 1pm. Then I go to my match in the afternoon and from 7pm till 11pm, I'm in school studying. By the time I get home, I'm exhausted. But it feels good to be productive."

Now, she has to add preparations for the Miss World finals to her packed schedule.

Besides working out to tone her body and perfecting her catwalk, Miss Dalreena said she is most afraid of the question-and-answer portion of the show.

She said: "It's difficult because you have to give the answers on the spot but I'm doing my research online and trying to expand my knowledge."

It almost seems as if she has more than 24 hours in her day. She said: "I don't mind struggling now so that I won't regret it later in life.

"I've always believed that once you start something, you just have to keep going, if not you'll lose your momentum."

ABOUT MISS WORLD SINGAPORE

The Miss World Singapore 2014 coronation will be held at One Farrer Hotel and Spa next Saturday.

Eighteen women have been chosen to compete for the beauty queen title.

Aged between 18 and 27, the contestants will be judged on several components - a swimsuit segment and a cocktail dress segment.

The final five will then go through a question-and-answer segment, after which a panel of 10 judges will pick the winner.

The winner will get $3,000 and a gold coin worth $5,000, among other sponsorship prizes.

Zingshot Productions will also award one-year talent grooming contracts to three finalists.

Besides the grand title, the girls can also win five other titles - Miss Personality, Miss Popularity, Miss Crowning Glory, Miss Photogenic and Miss Body Beautiful.

Ticket sales for the event start at $5,000 per table.

melodyng@sph.com.sg


This article was first published on September 03, 2014.
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