Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
July 27, 2010 (CUOPM)
The contestants in Tuesday night’s Miss Caribbean Culture Queen Pageant 2010 in Nevis, were welcomed to the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis during a visit to Basseterre on Monday.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Hon. Sam Condor, Attorney General, Hon. Patrice Nisbett and Minister of Culture, Hon. Marcella Liburd urged the teenagers to be ambassadors not just for the country they represent, but for the Caribbean.
“This show affords you the opportunity to develop confidence and self esteem. You must have fun and enjoy yourself and perform at your best,” said Deputy Prime Minister Condor.
Minister Liburd told the contestants that they must remain focus and do their best.
“You will not have control over the judges, but in control of what you do on stage. You must make friends develop your self esteem and confidence,” she urged.
Attorney General Nisbett said the show allows the contestants to further develop their talents and gives them the opportunity to get to know each other.
The contestants are Miss Montserrat, Sherylene Dyer; Miss St. Kitts, Lanein K. Blanchette; Miss Anguilla, Sangrena Harris; Miss Dominica, Marcia Baptiste; Miss Nevis, Masinda Nisbett; Miss St. Croix, Marcellina Ventura; Miss Barbados, Tanika Walton; Miss Trinidad and Tobago, Keda Lou-Ann Pascott; Miss Antigua and Barbuda, Delicia Pownall and Miss St. Maarten, Cortico Rimirez.