Miss Chinese International 2016 pageant winner is from Terrace, B.C.

Jennifer Ling Coosemans of Terrace has won the pageant in Hong Kong, one month after being named Miss Chinese Vancouver.

  • Jan. 26, 2016 4:00 p.m.

Jennifer Coosemans

Jennifer Ling Coosemans of Terrace has won the Miss Chinese International 2016 pageant in Hong Kong.

The win comes after she was named Miss Chinese Vancouver at the pageant in December.

The  21-year-old is half-Chinese and half-Belgian, plays trombone and piano and is a University of Northern British Columbia student.

Prior to the pageants, she said that if she were to win, she would want to draw attention to environmental research.

Among her goals are to learn to speak more Cantonese and Mandarin and to visit Shanghai to reconnect with her grandparents.

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