On her Instagram page, the beauty queen first extended her gratitude to the team behind the pageant and paid tribute to her fellow candidates.
"My @missgrandinternational sisters! Maraming salamat po @nawat.tv @teresa.mgi @valentinafiguerm and to all our Queen judges. Everyone deserves to be here. I am so happy to have these beautiful moment with @lalacguedes @aurrakharishma @ivana.batch and of course our very own, my @kfforcrownandcountry sister @abenaakuaba. I love you. You know that. I told you, we will be in Top 2!" Samantha said.
The beauty queen remarked that she wanted to raise awareness about three things in the beauty pageant.
"It's time and relevant to raise awareness on #STOPASIANHATE #ALLLIVESMATTER and #COVIDFREEWORLD," she said.
The beauty queen added, "My purpose here is to be a symbol of hope, compassion and unity."
Samantha said that she hopes she made her fellow Filipinos proud with her accomplishment at the Miss Grand International.
"I know I did my best and I have lived up to my purpose. I hope I made you proud again, Philippines. Isang karangalan Mahal Kong Pilipinas," she stated.