CDC names eight for Miss SVG 2013
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March 8, 2013

CDC names eight for Miss SVG 2013

Following six months of extensive and intensive scrutiny, the eight delegates for the Miss SVG 2013 pageant to be held on June 1, have been selected.{{more}}

On July 19, 2012, 16 prospective delegates of the Miss SVG 2012 pageant were selected from several persons interviewed by a panel. Training for the 16 began on August 20 in the areas of talent, exercise, walking, on-stage presentation, interview, public speaking and personal / professional development.

The final eight were then selected in January 2013.

Below is a summary of each contestant’s biography that was released by Carnival Development Corporation on Tuesday.

Shannon Nakita Bess was born on April 11, 1990 in the twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the youngest of four children to Vincentian parents, Melvin Lewis and Mineva Bess. She considers St Vincent and the Grenadines her home, having migrated here at the age of six. The New Montrose resident is a past student of the Emmanuel High School Mesopotamia and the Campden Park Secondary School.

Shannon is employed at Irie Travel Services as a travel consultant.

Anne Therese Chambers was born on June 21, 1989 to Errol and Phyllis Chambers. She is the last of three siblings. Her formative years were spent in the quiet village of Level Gardens. She now resides in the diverse and fulfilled community of Fairhall/Glen. She is a past student of the St Joseph’s Convent Kingstown. Her tertiary education was at the St Vincent College, Division of Humanities. These institutions further developed her character and honed her confidence and independence.

Maressa Odama Endeavour was born in March 1990 and spent all her life in the Village of Glen. Maressa grew up with her parents Winston and Catherine Endeavour and three other siblings. She successfully graduated in 2012 from the St Vincent Technical College with an Associate Degree in Business Sales and Marketing.

She is an enthusiastic person and carries that enthusiasm into everything she does, which includes modeling.

Twenty-year old Shara George she was born on January 5, 1990 to Valerie and Jerry George. She has lived in the quiet community of Cane Garden all her life. Her alma mater is the St Vincent Girls High School, from which she graduated in 2006. Marketing is her passion and she is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management with a specialization in Marketing.

Chenead Candida Caniggia Hackshaw was born on December 5, 1990 at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. The third of four children and the product of a very humble upbringing, she grew up on the Leeward side of the island in Spring Village.

She is a past student of the St Joseph’s Convent Kingstown and the St Vincent Community College.

Hannah Hamilton is a beautiful and energetic young lady from the tranquil village of Dorsetshire Hill. She is an honest, ambitious but noble Vincentian, who was born on April 15, 1990 to Christel Hamilton and Sharon Hamilton of Dorsetshire Hill. She is a past student of the Bishop’s College Kingstown and the SVGCC Division of Arts and Sciences.

Hannah accomplished her dream by deciding to go to the SVGCC Division of Teachers’ Education, where she successfully completed her Associate Degree in Secondary (TVET) Education.

Anna La Borde was born in Evesham in September 1988. For the past seven years, she has resided in Hopewell with her mother Willimea and her niece Aria. She is the last of five siblings.

She attended the Emmanuel High School Mesopotamia; and the St Vincent and the Grenadines Community College. She is a member of the Mije Modeling Agency.

Brooke Crystal Thessa Legair was born on February 23, 1992 to Gracel Samuel and David Legair. She is the eldest of four siblings, which from an early stage in life taught her responsibility and developed her leadership skills. She is currently a resident of the urban community of Paul Over, Richmond Hill.

Brooke is a former student of the Dr J.P. Eustace Memorial Secondary.

After completion of her secondary education, Brooke spent two years at the St Vincent Community College Division of Technical and Vocational Education, successfully graduating with a certificate of completion in the field of Business Administration. Brooke has been an avid member of the Mije Modeling and Personal Development Agency.