Menu
Lifestyle

Could this Coast stunner be the Supermodel of the Year?

Coast woman Sophie Kenny has been announced as a finalist for Australian Supermodel of the Year.
Coast woman Sophie Kenny has been announced as a finalist for Australian Supermodel of the Year. Patrick Woods

A COAST beauty has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Australian Supermodel of the Year.

Caloundra's Sophie Kenny is among the 77 women from around the nation currently in the bid for the title.

After auditioning early last month, the 18-year-old found out via email on Wednesday that she had been selected as a finalist

Ms Kenny said her modelling career began when she was given a photography session as birthday gift.

 

Coast woman Sophie Kenny has been announced as a finalist for Australian Supermodel of the Year.
Coast woman Sophie Kenny has been announced as a finalist for Australian Supermodel of the Year. Patrick Woods

"I wasn't sure at first because I'm quite shy but I eventually did it and it's been really good so far."

The next step for Ms Kenny will be to qualify in the top 20 entrants who are jetted off to Bali for two weeks to compete to be in the grand final and the ultimate winner.

"It doesn't really matter to me how I go, it's just about the experience," she said.

"This is definitely the biggest event I have taken part in so far.

"For now I'm just going to work on building up my social media points and gathering sponsors."

To help Ms Kenny make it to the next round, check out her Instagram photos at sophie_kennyxoxo and tag Australian Supermodel of the Year.

Topics:  australian supermodel of the year caloundra editors picks modelling sunshine coast



Could the Mooloo Kid be our next Commonwealth Games star?

BREAKING THE RECORDS: Gympie swim sensation Troy Carlson claimed a winning haul of five gold medals and two silver at the recent Pacific School Games in Adelaide last week.

'Awesome Troysome' adds new swag of medals to his collection

Alice's perfect little world

TALENT: Gympie singer-songwriter Alice Benfer has been nominated for a Tamworth Songwriters' Association award for her song Perfect Little World.

Gympie talent nominated for top award

"We'll need a cargo ship to get this lot over there"

Rowena Robertson does her bit to keep Australia Post profitable

Local Partners

Born to run: 10 tips to get running

PERSONAL trainers Brianna and Natalia O’Toole give their tips on how to get started ... or how to get back into running.

This is how long women want sex to last

No matter how good the staying power, we are always left wanting

Everyone is measuring the seconds

Ho, ho, hold back on the number of gifts

SURPLUS SURPRISES: It's easy to lose sight of your financial plan when you're out shopping and you end up coming home with considerably more than your kids need.

Take the pressure off and give presents that are meaningful

Going green leads Jaguar to offer a 'four-pot' sports car

Jaguar has released a cut price version of the F-Type, but it has a lengthy and expensive options list. Picture: Supplied.

Same shape, but F-Type gains a four-cylinder engine.

Exclusive $400,000 Audi R8 has power of 10

Audi has announced the production of an exclusive, limited edition R8 V10 plus Neuburg Edition specifically developed for the Australian market.

Special edition supercars coming Down Under.

The most popular baby names of 2017

Olivia is the most popular name for baby girls this year

Some classic favourites made the list

Kate Upton marries in stunningly lavish Italian ceremony

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander tied the knot in Italy in November.

"It’s extremely romantic and will always be a special place for us"