Size 16 girl scoops second place in Miss England competition
"I wanted to show everyone that you can be beautiful no matter what size you are..."
Chloe Marshall, who is a trainee opera singer from Cranleigh, was crowned Miss Surrey.
Chloe said earlier: "I wanted to enter Miss England to show everyone that you can be beautiful no matter what size you are and that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes."
Together with `Combat Barbie` Katrina Hodge, 21, from Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Chloe overshadowed the Miss England winner.
The Miss England title went to a 22-year-old graduate from a family of beauty queens.
Miss Derby, Laura Coleman, said it was her "dream" to win the title.
She said: "I`m really excited. It`s great to support Derby and do my parents proud. My mum and my grandmother are both beauty queens so it`s a family tradition. It really is my dream to do this."
Miss Coleman will go on to represent England at the Miss World competition in Kiev, Ukraine, in October.
The Miss England line-up: First runner up Chloe Marshall (left), 17, Miss England winner Laura Coleman, 22 (centre), and second runner up Jessica Linley, 18