Contestants for 36th Edition of Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant Announced
The Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant Show organizing committee have announced the Confirmed contestants for the 35th edition of the most prestigious pageant in the Caribbean.
Widely regarded as the Ms Teen World Pageant of the Caribbean, the stunning teenaged beauties from across the region will contest for the 2015 Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Title. The Pageant is slated to take place on Tuesday December 29th at the Sugar Mas Sugar Mill in Basseterre St.Kitts.
Photos and biography information of the confirmed contestants were publicly revealed through the pageant’s official facebook fan page www.facebook.com/CaribbeanTalentedTeen.
Persons are encouraged to visit this fan page to see this year’s contestants and also to click ‘Like’ to vote for Miss Photogenic.
The participating teens Confirmed thus far and their respective countries are as follows:
- Ms. Anguilla – Jovoncia Protor-17 yrs
- Ms. Barbados – Beviny Payne – 16 yrs
- Ms Dominica -Lécresha Wallace – 16 yrs
- Ms. Grenada -Aina Cenac – 18 yrs
- Ms. Jamaica – Jenelle Baldie – 18 yrs
- Ms. Nevis-Neila Jones-18 yrs
- Ms. St. Kitts – Rikki Blake Brookes – 15 yrs
- Ms. St. Maarten – Jondalin Brown -13 yrs
- Ms. USVI- Akira Pickering-Haynes – 14 yrs
According Chairperson of the Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Teen Pageant, Mrs. Akilah Byron Nisbett, preparations leading up to the pageant are going well.
Nisbett said much is in store for this year’s pageant “Over the years, the Haynes Smith Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant has always done things different and so each year, we try to introduce a new element, something different to pageantry and this year, it’s definitely going to be a difference for our 36th anniversary. We will continue to shake up the pageant industry with show that continues to be ahead of its time in standard and production,” she explained.
Most of the contestants would have entered local shows in their respective countries in order to be qualified to participate in the Haynes Smith show. So all if not most were monitored through the year and now the show is the grand finale where they would have to come up against their counterparts from throughout the region.
The Haynes Smith Committee official addressed the successful longevity of the pageant. According to Mr.Antonio Maynard, Immediate Past Chairman of the Committee, “We are proud to be celebrating the 36th year. I think the commitment and loyalty of all members involved and most of them have been involved for many years have contributed to the longevity of the pageant over the years.
The franchise holders, too, have been very loyal. In addition, the overseas person have been very loyal and they look forward every year to coming to St. Kitts along with other followers-family and friends,” he expressed. The 36th edition of the Haynes Smith Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant is scheduled for Tuesday, December 29th.