On Sunday evening Demi-Leigh Nel Peters was crowned Miss South Africa 2017 along with 1st Princess, Adè van Heerden and 2nd Princess is Boipelo Mabe.
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters won prizes worth over 2 million rands including a 1 million rand cash prize, a car and 28 bursaries for herself and her choice of students!
Miss South Africa 2017 is from Sedgefield in the Western Cape is a 21-year-old final year B.Com business management and entrepreneurship student. She is also a part-time model at Boss Models and Vision Management.
She was the first girl in her high school to be chosen as head girl of both the school and its hostel. Demi-Leigh was also elected as the Deputy Junior Mayor of the George City Council in Grade 11.
She makes handmade cards and does scrapbooking. She says her biggest motivator is her half-sister, who was born without a cerebellum and is completely disabled.
Looking forward to seeing her journey as Miss South Africa this year ahead!