June 1, 2004 This evening, during
one of the years most exciting live television events, a star-studded panel of
judges chose Jennifer Hawkins, Miss Australia, as MISS UNIVERSEŽ
|First Runner Up:||Shandi Finnessey, Miss USA, will assume the duties of MISS UNIVERSE 2004 if the titleholder for some reason cannot fulfill her responsibilities.|
|Second Runner Up:||Alba Giselle Reyes Santos, Miss Puerto Rico.|
|Rest of Top Five:||Danielle A. Jones, Miss Trinidad & Tobago, Yanina Gonzalez, Miss Paraguay.|
|Rest of Top Ten:||Catherine Daza Manchola, Miss Colombia, Nancy Soto, Miss Costa Rica, Susana Rivadeneira, Miss Ecuador, Tanushree Dutta, Miss India, Christine Straw, Miss Jamaica.|
National Costume Award: Miss Panama, Jessica Rodriguez
Congeniality Award: Miss Italy, Laia Manetti
Photogenic Award: Miss Puerto Rico, Alba Giselle Reyes Santos.
Sponsors of MISS UNIVERSE 2004 include Endless Sun Apparel, "Official Swimsuit;" Preciosa Crystal, "Official Crystal Award;"Tadashi Fashions "Official Fashion" sponsor; " Mikimoto "Official Jewelry" sponsor, CoverGirl "Official Cosmetic" sponsor, The School for Film and Television, Shop NBC, and NINA Shoes, "Official Fashion Footwear."
The Miss Universe Organization, producers of the MISS UNIVERSEŽ, MISS USAŽ and MISS TEEN USA competitions, is a Donald J. Trump and NBC partnership. Utilizing its global grass roots infrastructure, the Miss Universe Organization is committed to increasing HIV/AIDS Awareness by focusing on women's health and reproductive issues. By forging relationships with organizations committed to research and education, such as the Global Health Council, Gods Love We Deliver and the United Nations Population Fund's Face-to-Face Campaign, Miss Universe is armed to impact women today