20 for Miss Jamaica World 2014
Twenty finalists were chosen for the Miss Jamaica World 2014 contest last Saturday following eliminations at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston.
Approximately 48 aspirants made it through eliminations. That number was whittled to 30 before Saturday's final count.
The finalists are Shauna Kaye Ellis (Miss Margaritaville Jamaica); Daniella Toyloy (Miss Rum Fire); Toni Oliver (Miss American Jewelry Company); Jeri Graham (Miss Morfose); Chantay Spencer (Miss Dunns Furniture and Home Décor); Chantel White (Miss Chic Hair Jamaica); Jody Ann Lyn (Miss Blue Beat); Laurie-Ann Chin (Miss University College of the Caribbean); Cadian Collins (Miss She H.A.S. It); Ieka Walters (Miss Eye Q Optical); Chantel Peters (Miss E Media); Kim Mya Dawkins (Miss Mystic Mountain); Shelly Ann Young (Miss Evans Electrical); Jessica Taylor (Miss Oxx Systems); Kyesha Randall (Miss Hi QO Art Gallery); Kimberly Brammer (Miss L’Oreal); Brittany Pink (Miss Klip Xtreme); Natalie Prout (Miss French Connection); Regina Harding (Miss Carmax); and Kimberly Webb (Miss Sunset Resorts).
They will compete for $15 million in cash and prizes. There are also nine scholarships to be won, along with nine sectional prizes up for grabs. This year, there are two new categories — Beauty in Business and Most Sociable.
Co-promoted by Laura Butler and Associates and Fusion Consulting Ltd, the finals of Miss Jamaica World takes place at Montego Bay Convention Centre on July 12.
Among the performers at Saturday's show were singer ICandy, In Motion Dance Company, and the Youth Arm of the JMTC.