UEA graduate in Miss England semi-finals!

A UEA graduate has made it through to semi-finals of Miss England.

UEA graduate Scarlett Easton has secured her place in the semi-finals of the Miss England competition.

21-year-old Scarlett, who graduated from UEA in Molecular Biology and Genetics last year, has been named as one of the 79 girls in the semi-final of the competition. Scarlett first got into modelling two years ago, after she watched a regional heat for the Miss England competition.

Scarlett's most recent photo shoot (copyright Clare Butler Photography)

Scarlett’s most recent photo shoot (copyright Clare Butler Photography)

Speaking to Scarlett, who is currently working as a make-up artist and beauty receptionist and has previously won Miss Cambridge Popularity, she told me: “My time at UEA helped me to branch out and meet new contacts and I also think that you broaden your horizons when you go off to university which probably influenced my modelling.”

Scarlett’s first photos were shot with her photographer ex-boyfriend but she soon went on to model on a larger scale.

She adds: “Modelling is not my full time job at the moment, and I would rather keep it as a hobby for now. After the competition I’m hoping to reach Miss England or if not try again next year. We’ll see how it goes!”

Offering advice for anyone who is interested in modelling, she says: “I would just advise them to not be influenced by others and stay with what they are comfortable with.”

(copyright Clare Butler Photography)

Scarlett radiates natural beauty (copyright Clare Butler Photography)

The top 5 winners from the public vote will proceed to a second interview on stage at the results of the semi-final at Kelham Hall and Country Park in Nottinghamshire, so show your support for Scarlett by picking up the phone and voting!

Lines will remain open until 12pm on Monday 19th May, and you can vote by texting MISS SEMI57 to 64343, which will cost £1 plus your standard network rate.

Alternatively, you can ring 09012993190 and enter the digits 57, which will cost £1.02 plus your standard network rate.

Check out the website for full details on how to vote as well as terms and conditions.