A RUNCORN teenager has now been crowned an international Beauty Queen.

After winning the title of Miss Teen Galaxy – UK, at the UK Galaxy Pageants in March, Ruby Hill also won herself a week in Orlando for the international final of the Galaxy Pageants where she won the Miss Teen Galaxy crown.

After spending the week in Orlando taking part in lots of exciting activities such as interviews, photoshoots and parties, the 16-year-old took the international stage to compete against girls from across the globe to win the Miss Teen Galaxy crown.

Ruby shone on stage and also won the awards for Best in Evening Wear and Best in Fashion Wear.

A spokeswoman for the contest told Runcorn & Widnes World: "In the lead up to the international final, Ruby made countless public appearances all over the UK and will continue to do so as Miss Teen Galaxy.

"Ruby now has an extremely exciting year ahead of her as Miss Teen Galaxy which includes an amazing trip to Chicago next year."