College of Central Florida pupil Ashley Carinho positioned fifth general within the 71st Miss Universe pageant this weekend.
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Carinho competed in a number of rounds on Saturday, making it into the highest 5 finalists. The US, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic and Miss Curaçao joined her as finalists, in line with the Related Press.
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Cariño received the Miss Florida title in July 2021, in her first pageant. She additionally positioned third within the Miss USA pageant in November 2021.
Final yr, Cariño received the title of Miss Puerto Rico and represented her heritage at Miss Universe. Cariño was born in Puerto Rico however moved to Kissimmee as a teen, in line with the college.
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UCF stated Cariño can also be an aerospace engineering main. She stated she hopes to complete her diploma even whereas serving as Miss Florida.
Cariño instructed UCF that he was all the time fascinated by science and astronomy.
Watch this UCF video beneath:
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