In 2003 she competed in the Miss Philippines USA pageant where she won 1st place as well as the award for Miss Photogenic. This success led her to become the face of CosMD’s Marine Moisturizer, gracing the back cover of CosMD Magazine of Beverly Hills.
Other notable awards include "Best In Commercial" at the Best New Talent Awards at the Kodak Theatre. Sheila was a top 8 finalist in Pinoy Pop Superstar (Philippine Idol) on GMA Channel 7, which was the number one viewed show in the Philippines. Sheila can be seen on Myx-Tv as a VJ/Host on the hip hop show "The Hook".When she is not on stage, Sheila directs performing arts at Platinum Vocals Academy to teens and kids in Hollywood, California.