St. Martin Primary captures Carnival Princess 2017 title

The winner in costume. Photo: ComeSeeTv, kidphotography

Contestant number six, Jewelle George, of the St. Martin Primary School has been crowned Carnival Princess 2017 after a tight competition among the six young ladies vying for the title.

The event took place at the Harlem Plaza on Sunday February 12th 2017.

George took home awards for Miss Intelligent, Miss Photogenic, People’s Choice Award, and Best in Costume.

First Runner up went to Jeanel Phillip of the Grandfond Primary School. She recieved awards for Best in party Dress and Best Talent, while Farizeena Basir won the position of Second Runner Up.

Mya Belle of the Salybia Primary School was awarded Miss Congeniality.

Other contestants were Odessa Denise from the Bagatelle Primary School and Simone Moses from the Morne Jaune Primary School.

Jewelle George is also the reigning Miss Ti Matador.

Last year’s Carnival Princess was Rayne Benjamin of the Convent Preparatory School.

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22 Comments

  1. February 25, 2017

    :lol: :-D :) but where di pics na

  2. Infair
    February 15, 2017

    Thar show was ridged from the start. Number one how can costume designers send a contestant on stage with an incomplete costume. It was done on purpose so that jewel would get the edge over Jearnele on the night. Jewels costume was well done Even over done compared to Jearnele costume which was clearly incomplete and watered down. Mark you they were made by the same team. Jearnelle is the true winner and not Jewel. That’s why school participation is on the low and will continue to drop.

    • badmind
      February 17, 2017

      rubbish you talking….number one costume was not made by the same team, it was done by her school and that was not a costume it was a spectacular wear. and i work with this costume house , so tell me where were you when the costume was being built, no one showed up for this child, the design was untidy. we had to make it look like something, none of you came in regards to her costume and state what you like or dont like…So stop your pointing fingers. sore loser….

    • the truth
      February 17, 2017

      jernel will stay where she be , second to jewel , say what you want, allu had the child untidy from the start
      where the $5000.00 her sponsor say they gave . what happen the teachers and Octavia Prosper took it and beautify themselves on the day, because we sure didnt see it during the rounds….A stupid speech with so many big words that all over the place…its okay princess show will always go on they dont need Grande Fond Primary….talent not for the childs level, untidy costume, cannot dance, untidy outfit in the costume, one round that child looked like something is the party dress so what you talking about….she was not constitent…so give jacqualine her lipstick…..and spend allu money to have nice things and stop hating when another go all out to make there person have…

    • hahaha
      July 25, 2018

      you right overdone, because Jewelle’s Family and team put out alot of money in their costumes… You too Bias..

  3. Roseau massive
    February 14, 2017

    Jewelle jewelle all the way. Crown well deserved and i too believed that you should have gotten best talent…other than that show well judged.

  4. Positive
    February 13, 2017

    Congrats to you and your team. i listened on the radio, DBS did a great job of bringing the show home.

  5. Kissy
    February 13, 2017

    Her mother was a judge? If that is true, well that is just bias. I wouldn’t want to compete in a show where my competitor’s mother is a judge. On the other hand, I would love to compete in a show where my mother is a judge. Can you guess why???
    :lol: :lol: :lol:

    • Roseau massive
      February 14, 2017

      Is so allu does just spread rumours… i never saw the child mother as a judge…them pple just cannot take defeat…but is like what you said….i love that child and she won fair and square…..you made history with that double crown.

    • queenzy
      February 15, 2017

      her mum was no judge , all u dominicans to like to spread false rumors

  6. Roseau massive
    February 13, 2017

    Baby girl after lastnight i respecting jewelle george. I look forward to seeing that child in the future. Is children like these we must invest in and not only in pageantry.

  7. See her glow
    February 13, 2017

    Jewelle jewelle jewelle all the way show well judged. Had an issue with the talent to. But crown well deserved

  8. Me
    February 13, 2017

    Anyway jewelle george. You represented st martin primary very well. That lityle girl was great crown well deserved.

  9. washay pwell
    February 13, 2017

    congratulations Princess!! all the girls did well! special congratulations to miss Odessa Denis, she did exceptional well! it was indeed a tight show, but only one can wear the crown!!

  10. freedom fighter
    February 13, 2017

    OK I will be the first to congratulation you,job well done. Don’t worry bout Dominicans all they concern about is politrics.

  11. February 12, 2017

    I understand that’s why so much drama in a tiny little island of Dominica this is total nonsense her mother was a judge so she just handle it to her daughter nonsense.

    • Love
      February 13, 2017

      Your fool. The child mother was backstage for the entire show. All you too so. By the way jewelle had the best talent. And the child deserved the crown….

      • jean gwanbay
        February 14, 2017

        thought odessa would have gotten best in costume and party dress .
        they putting those judges too far they cannot see the stage properly that is why the always judging wrong.

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    • Man himself
      February 13, 2017

      A a lol. Ofcourse some of allu like to write and say wat allu want. The child moda was in the crowd cheering her on. Allu too bitter. I came to the show supporting another school. And i said to myself that child is amazing. Crown well deserved…congrats…by the way that talent was best talent in my opinion and i came supporting atkinson primary.

    • Broken English
      February 13, 2017

      i really dont get some Dominicans like you and you all negativity. her mother wasnt any judge…the judges there could be her mother’s mother and grand mother and father so stop with all the negativity. the JUDGES DISCISION IS FINAL!!! Besides majority of the prizes she won was chosen by the crowd (facebookers)…and as her talent said thats her thing…she likes the stage so she did exceptionally well to deserve that crown. so stop hating because no one is gonna take off the crown on her head.

    • Shaking my head
      February 14, 2017

      You stay like a fool that i know you are….where her mother was a judge there…allu were too focus on that little girl and forgot about allu contestant. The child was fantastic…all my portsmouth massive that crown was well deserved…doe make nobody tell you otherwise….

  12. Silent Observer
    February 12, 2017

    Congrats Darling. I said when the Rayne is over, the Jewel shall shine in all her glory and there it is. You made us proud. Congrats also to all the other contestants who did a great job in putting on a spectacular show.

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