Mrs. Philippines 2018 Candidate: Amy Norris

Hello my name is Amalia Norris. I am from San Fernando La Union, Philippines.  When I was younger I decided I wanted to see the world,  I left my hometown to work abroad and experience the different cultures the world had to offer. My journey began in Singapore where I experienced first hand the beauty of Singapore. My next stop was Indonesia I was welcomed into a rich and unique culture. I then traveled to Japan to experience 5,000 years of Japanese history. While there I went school for Japanese language and arts and I taught English to the Japanese youth.  it was here in the land of the rising sun that I met my husband Carlo a United States Navy Sailor to whom I’ve been married 17 years and have 3 beautiful children. Together we have experienced life in 38 of the 50 US States and look forward to seeing all of America’s beauty.

Amalia is a hard working mother of 3 and a successful business woman. she is committed to her family, friends and her culture.  Besides taking care of her family she works full time serving the Sailors of NAS Oceana here in Virginia Beach and volunteers her time at the local elementary schools reading to the youth. Her Future endeavors include opening and running a food truck here in the local Hampton roads area serving fine Filipino and Asian cuisine and sharing our culture with the world.