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JCDC NAMES FINAL FIVE PARISH QUEENS

The curtains came down on the Parish Festival Queen coronations as the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) hosted the final five shows in Westmoreland, Hanover, St. James, St. Thomas and St. Catherine. Eager and elated parish finalists are now in preparation mode for the national finals set for July.

On Saturday (May 21) 19 year old Lisanie Gayle, ‘Miss Devmar Solar Energy’, student of Sam Sharpe Teachers' College was crowned Miss Westmoreland Festival Queen 2011. She was also awarded the prizes for ‘Best Performer’, ‘Most Poised’, the PIOJ Award for ‘Best Representation of the 2030 Vision’ in the talent presentation and ‘Best Personality’. Jodi Ann Blythe, ‘Miss Melvin Blythe Limited’ was crowned 1st runner up as Cressana Williams who wore the sash ‘Miss Supreme Promotions’, walked away with the 2nd runner up spot as well as the ‘Most Culturally Aware’ and ‘Most Community Involved’ sectional prizes.

Over in Hanover, Kedeisha Isaacs, Miss Hanover Festival Queen 2011 explained that she was feeling rather elated but humbled by the wonderful privilege to represent her parish. “I plan to do more research, liaison with my former queen and put God above all", she added. 1st runner up, Christine Gentles was awarded the prizes for ‘Most Congenial’, ‘Most Community Involved’ and the PIOJ Award for ‘Best Representation of the 2030 Vision’ in the talent presentation. Second runner-up Nicholette Manahan received the award for ‘Most Culturally Aware’

Meanwhile, 18 year old Trudiann Ashmead who wore the sash ‘Paul Bogle Heritage’ was crowned Miss St. Thomas Festival Queen and received the award for ‘Most Culturally Aware’. Monique Henry took the 1st runner up spot and the PIOJ Award for ‘Best Representation of the 2030 Vision’ in the talent presentation whilst Renueka Grant, 2nd runner up, rounded out the top three.

On Sunday (May 22), 23 year old Sheena Sterling was crowned Miss St. James Festival Queen 2011 and was also awarded the sectional prize for ‘Most Congenial’. Shakera Williams was crowned 1st runner up and received the awards for ‘Best Performer’ and the PIOJ award for 'Best Representation of the 2030 Vision' in the talent presentation while Jodi Hylton was crowned 2nd runner up and received the ‘Most Culturally Aware’ prize.

In St. Catherine, Terry-Ann Virtue was crowned Miss St. Catherine Festival Queen 2011. In addition, Virtue received the sectional prizes for ‘Most Poised’, ‘Most Active in Community’, the PIOJ award for 'Best Representation of the 2030 Vision' in the talent presentation and ‘Most Culturally Aware’.Latoya Forde was named 1st runner up while Sophia Bryan was named 2nd runner up.

For more information contact:
Renae Mills
Public Relations Coordinator
Tel: 926-5726-9/ 371-3423

renae.mills@jcdc.gov.jm

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