Motions are in place for the staging of the 36th edition of Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant in twin Island Federation of St Kitts and Nevis and Dominica will be present and compete.
Widely regarded as the Ms Teen World Pageant of the Caribbean Dominica’s Delegate and Reigning Ms Teen a former Portsmouth Secoundary School Student Lécresha Wallace is tipped to compete amongst the stunning teenaged beauties from across the region.
The other contestants are:
Anguilla – Jovoncia Protor-17yrs
Barbados – Beviny Payne – 16yrs
Grenada -Aina Cenac – 18yrs
Jamaica – Jenelle Baldie – 18yrs
St. Kitts – Rikki Blake Brookes – 15yrs
St. Maarten – Jondalin Brown -13yrs
USVI- Akira Pickering-Haynes – 14yrs
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 on Show 767 Your Support, December 29th.