Born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, at the tender age of 14, Miss Hermanie Pierre immigrated to the United States. She grew up in Tennessee until 2010. Her new life is now in Arkansas. She is the oldest of 4 children. In a recent interview with The Nicole Claude Show, Miss Pierre clearly stated that she lives within her Haitian culture and keeps all her values.
Today Miss Hermanie is competing for the Miss International crown.
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According to Miss International’s personnel 47 contestants are competing for the Miss International 2012 title, and Miss Hermanie Pierre, Miss Haiti International US 2012 is one of them. Miss Pierre is thrilled to be in contact with the Consulat General de la Republique d’ Haiti a Chicago, and has gained support and momentum from our beloved leader Consul General Lesly Conde. “…before the competition I will travel to Chicago for the 4th of July week-end.” Traveling locally, nationally and internationally allows me to promote my platform, to gain sponsorship, and make contact (s) said Miss Pierre. For more related information about Miss Hermanie Pierre and this sensational international event please visit http://www.hermaniepierre.com.
At her aforementioned web site you are welcome to vote, donate and sponsor this multi talented young Haitian woman. Moreover, Miss Pierre invites you to contact her directly at 866-241-9848 to answer any question (s) that you may have about her as a competitor like how to “vote for me, support me, sponsor me” as noted on her domain.
As a contestant, Hermanie wrote in her biography that she still have relatives who live in Haiti like her grand-mother, for example. She is passionate about making a difference for her native country. She said that “I love my country dearly. Haiti is where I forged my character and learned life discipline. I would like to see our youth come out successful. That’ s why I started doing pageant”. Currently Miss Pierre has won the following crowns in four months to cite a few Miss Saline County USA, Miss Northeast Arkansas and 3rd place as Miss Arkansas. She was crown as Miss Haiti International US 2012 in April. She proudly stated.
Aside from pageantry, Miss Hermanie works as a Civil Engineer at the “Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department” since 2010. As she continued to say, I am currently working for the state of Arkansas in a “90 million dollar project”, where I am the second in command. I am the only female engineer, the youngest one and above all the only one from the Caribbean. During our recent interview, she stated that she follows her parents’ advice which is to stay in school, “education is the key”, her father would remind her. As a matter of fact Miss Pierre is studying for her Masters Degree in Industrial Engineer with a focus on Operation Management from the University of Arkansas. She earned her Bachelor’s from Tennessee State University in 2010.
Miss Hermanie Pierre, Miss Haiti International 2012 platform is: “A Better Tomorrow for Today’s Children: Building A New Generation”.
First, to demonstrate her vision further, Miss Hermanie Pierre traveled to her native country, last May, where she volunteered her time at Mirebalais, Haiti. Her intention was to visit with her grand-mother however “technically I worked”. I helped paint a hospital located in this area. I also met with this committed Christian organization called “Convoy of Hope”. As a Public Figure, we discussed ways that I can be of service while they are working with the Haitian natives. It really makes my heart sing, she recalled. The people that I helped became my family. Her focus during her reign is on medical, educational and nutritional access for families and children with a focus on Haiti. Over time, Hermanie Pierre self-sponsors four children from Haiti. She began to financially support the first child at the age of 12.
Second, to advance her commitment Miss Pierre serves as a Public Relations Director for “A little Piece of Heaven Foundation” and volunteers at this organization called “Haitian Organization for Health Services” or (HOHS) as a Board Member and Spokeperson. They are both classified as not for profit organizations with a US base.
Moreover, Miss Hermanie Pierre’s other volunteering activities, and accomplishments of interest are the followings: graduated with High Honor from Mount Juliet School in Tennessee, Tutor at Pearl Cohn 9th Grade Academy, she is a tutor and mentor for the youth in Arkansas, Tennessee and Haiti; Nashville Habitat for Humanity (NAHFA), Tutor, Cockrill Elementary, Sophomore Mentorship Program, Peer Counsel Mentor, NSBE Arkansas Alumni Extension Chapter Chaperon, Dean’s list, NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers), Research Lab Assistant, May Town Scholar, College of Engineering Most Outstanding Student, ASCE President (American Society of Civil Engineers), Organization for Developing Leadership- source A little Piece of Heaven Foundation‘s web site.
As time approaches, Miss Hermanie Pierre acknowledges in her profile that “It’s an honor and a blessing to represent my country”..She also stated that she is in a position to turn the negative connotations associated with Haiti’s image to positive ones. Our pageant contestant is beyond excited to travel to Chicago, learn more about its founder, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, meet the Haitian community and continue to fulfill on her Miss Haiti International 2012 duties.
On behalf of the Haitian community we are rooting for you to win this distinguished crown, Miss International 2012.
Use me! Miss Hermanie Pierre, Miss Haiti International US 2012 said.
See you a Chicago! written by Nicole Claude- The Nicole Claude Show, LTD