28 talented teens

| Tuesday, August 12, 2014 |

THE grand coronation of the fifth staging of Miss Jamaica Caribbean Talented Teen is scheduled for August 23, 2014.

The event, which features Jamaica's most talented teenagers from across the island and provides university scholarships and the opportunity to represent Brand Jamaica across the Caribbean.

Recently, the lovely delegates of the Miss Jamaica Caribbean Talented Teen 2014 pageant were officially sashed in a programme that presented a radiant showcase of young talent.

This year for the first time the talent competition was merged with sashing ceremony. A variety of talents were displayed which provided much entertainment to the audience's delight. After the talent performances the contestants were sashed as follows: Shenel Wright (Miss Teen Link); Akeena Henry (Miss Singer); Yanique Taite (Miss The 16 Students); Shennelle Gardner (Miss Suncity Radio); Breana Buchanan (Miss Sunvacation); Shawadale Anderson (Miss Tropical Court Kingston); Mickaila Sawyer (Miss Cherubs Nursery & Educational Centre); Kevisha Dixon (Miss Royale Computers); Jhenelle Duhaney (Miss Madison Tour).

Other contestants are: Kerry-Ann Jensen (Miss Teen Expo); Cesone Clemmings (Miss Skittles); Jasmine Barnes (Miss Stroll Property Services); Sonyia Mendez (Miss Orbit Sugar Free Gum); Toni Ann Johnson (Miss BMS Educators); Sheneille Porter (Miss Jamaica Collections); Shamoy Constantine (Maxmar Graphics & Office Supplies); Sasha-Kay Cowan (Miss Caribbean Collections); Shanice Sinclair (Miss Petcom Braeton); Mya Lawson (Miss Da 4 Entertainment); Oshanafe Riley (Miss Tropical Court Montego Bay); Jessica Riley (Miss Antonio's); Ocean Wright (Miss Black Opal Cosmetics).

Vannessa Madden (Miss Austin's Furnishing); Kashena Harris (Miss Theatre Place); Quickori Bennett (Miss UTech); Tajay Bent (Miss Torpedo Loan); Toni Woodburn (Miss Aston Cooke Theatre); and Jannille Malcolm (Miss Palace Amusement) finish the talent cohort this year..

The Miss Jamaica Caribbean Talented Teen 2014 Coronation Show promises to be one of the most memorable events on this year's entertainment calendar.

The committee has formulated a series of activities to mark this year's event. Already underway is the People's Choice voting competition, which enables the public to vote for their favourite contestant. The winner of the People's Choice Competition will receive a bonus spot in the top 10.

Other activities include a grand fun day in Ocho Rios, going to the movies and visiting government officials including minister of state in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, Damion Crawford; principal director of culture in the Ministry of Youth and Culture, Dahlia Harris; and Mayor Angela Brown Burke.

Prizes to be won by the contestants include a 24-inch flat screen television set from Singer; laptop computer from Royale Computers; scholarship from The 16 Students; cash prizes and gift baskets; packages and vouchers from CariMed, Colgate, SoftSheen Carson, Wisynco, Jamaica Biscuit Company, Jamaica Producers, Clean & Clear, World Brands Services, Lasco, Black Opal Cosmetics, and Dolphin Cove.

Who will be crowned Miss Jamaica Caribbean Talented Teen 2014?

The answer will be revealed at the Grand Coronation Show, which will include the interview competition, evening wear parade and group performances by the contestants on August 23, 2014 at the Garden at The Queen's School at 7:30 pm.

Organisers Promotional Links Industries invite the public to go out and enjoy an exciting evening of wholesome entertainment.





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