Ms African Queen 2014-2015 Print E-mail
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Thursday, 03 April 2014 00:00

The sixth annual Ms African Queen 2014-2015 was held on Saturday, March 29th at The Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts.

Six beautiful, intelligent and elegant ladies competed for this title and after showcasing their Talent, Visual Poise and Platform Statements, Ms. Maryam Abdul-Qawiyy  was crowned Ms African Queen 2014-2015.  Although only one could walk away with the crown, they were all winners.

First Runner up was Ms. Nicole Hamilton who also won Ms. Congeniality and Second Runner up was Ms. India Camiel.

Other prizes awarded were:

Best Talent & Miss PR (person who sold the most tickets) – Ms. Maryam Abdul- Qawiyy

Ms. Popularity (face book competition) - Ms. Candice Ferguson

Most Dedicated – Ms. Pauline Castillo

Ms. African Queen is held every year in celebration of Women’s month. Concerned Belizean Women through events like Ms. African Queen builds self-esteem and self confidence in women and children by providing an avenue to be creative, a platform to display their talent, along with an opportunity to gain individual recognition.

Concerned Belizean Women advocates against the domestic abuse of women and the sexual abuse and exploitation of children.  This is done through various fundraising activities, donating to shelters, school feeding programs, scholarship funds etc.

For more information contact Karen Vernon at 600-7453 or for an interview with Ms African Queen 2014-2015 call 637-5755