The Inaugural Miss Penny-Gems Pageant, 27th August 2011 at P’cess Margaret Secondary
ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 five beautiful young ladies from the parish of St. Philip will compete in the inaugural Miss Penny-Gems pageant.
Hosted by the Penny-Gems Cultural Club, the competition is slated for the Princess Margaret Secondary School. Spokesperson for the group Whitley Linton said the aim of the show is to highlight the talent of the young people in the Gemswick community, formerly Penny Hole.
“We always wanted to host an event like this where we can display the positive things in our district,” Ms. Linton said. “We also want to bring the neighbourhood closer together and we think this is a good start.”
Under the theme Our Future is Bright the contestants will vie for the crown and additional titles like Ms. Photogenic, Ms. Congeniality and Ms. Punctual. They will compete in casual and formal wear and are expected to answer questions about the area they live in.
Contestant number one is 18-year old Ms. Turquoise, Kimisha Browne who has an interest in cosmetology and is currently studying geriatrics; she believes one should always put their best foot forward.
Contestant number two, Ms. Amethyst, is 17-year old Kezia Cadogan who loves to cook and also loves cosmetology – once she settles her mind on something she is confident she can achieve it.
Ms. Ruby is 13-year old Moniquica Brathwaite who plays netball and is a student of the Springer Memorial School. She always strives for execellence.
Diandra Sargeant, Ms. Emerald is a 15-year old student of the Deighton Griffith School, she is confident that as long as she can dream it she can do it.
Ms. Sapphire, Tinesha Hamlet is a 14-year old student of the Princess Margaret School, she loves to dance and her reach stretches to the stars.
The show starts at 8:00 pm. Tickets are available from committee members Kimberly Robinson at 247-0093 or Yuland Brathwaite at – 416-9093 or 236-0730.