SCMC Sem-II student Apeksha Gurnani was named Miss Orion 2019 at an event organised at the Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (Khadki campus) here recently.
The event was judged by Femina Miss India Andhra Pradesh 2017, Srishti Vyakaranam, and faculty members of SIMS. Atharva Wankhade was declared Mr Orion 2019.
Eight participants were selected out of 56 entries on the basis of online submission of photographs and a video of their talent round. These eight contestants had to go through two rounds. In the first round the contestants were given 90 seconds on the stage with a track of their choice to walk and impress the judges. This was followed by a question-answer round wherein each participant was asked two questions.
They were judged on the basis of their poise, attire, posture, walk, speech and content. The winners were awarded a cash prize of Rs. 10,000 each.