Erna Reynolds, 24, of Massacre, has been crowned the 2016 Carnival Mother’s Queen.
Reynold surpassed five other contestants at this year’s competition hosted at the Arawak House of Culture on Saturday.
She won awards for Best Talent, Best in Swimwear, Best Traditional Masquerade Wear and Best in Traditional Masquerade Wear. She was also named Miss Photogenic and Miss Intelligent.
“I feel delighted. I feel great. Words cannot explain how I feel right now,” she stated.
The overjoyed winner thanked all of her supporters.
“It helped a lot. When I heard them, that just gave me the strength to just do what I have to do,” she said.
She said that she hopes to spread the message that mothers can be responsible, yet have fun.
Tara Oscar of Portsmouth secured the first runner up title and copped the awards for Best Evening Wear, Best in Evening Wear and Best Swimwear.
Latisha Lockhart, who represented Newtown and Pointe Michel, placed second runner up and won the award for Miss Amity.
Last year’s winner, Frances Lockhart, was also present at the event.
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Congrats Erna,thanks for making me and the people from massacre so proud. we love you darling , keep up the good work and stay positive at all times.
Idiot one is best swimwear, the other best in swimwear.
best swim wear and best in swim wear . different category.
The queen got best in swimwear and the 1st runner up got best swimwear
The show was well judge. The Judges for the Queen show should take example.
Erna job well done it goes to show that a mother can do things to please her self positively
Read dead. ,,,,,,,best in wimsuit and Best best swimsuit is different ,,,,read a little more
Not even Queen Victoria own such a big crown. Congratulations.
Congratulations to you, Miss 2016 Carnival Queen’s Mother. You must have performed excellently to receive these awards.
Yes, mother’s can be responsible and have fun. This was not so in those days about “having fun” while mothers nurtured their children. Many stayed home. It shows we are residing in a different era and times have changed.
What is important you nurture your child or children to be overall godly, good and model citizens which will benefit them to adulthood and in years to come. Being a Carnival Queen, it is your obligation as a mother to instill this discipline.
Good luck in all your future endeavors. Enjoy carnival. Have fun God bless!
big CONGRATULATIONS Erna. hard work and being a super-mum pays off.
Rescue 911 read it well…one won best swimwear the other won best IN swimwear. Two different awards.
No…the Queen got best In swimwear..that means how she walked and carried herself..and the runner up got Best swimwear..the outfit alone…two different wins
Congrats Erna you made us proud in Petite soufriere. You were so good. We couldn’t make to the show but we listened, u had our fullest support
So the queen and the first runner-up both got best swimwear?
She didn’t get best swim wear she got best in swim wear…Tara got swim wear
Best in swimwear and best swimwear is 2 different awards, read properly. Stupes
I heard best swimwear and best IN swimwear two different categories I believe. Congratulations to the winner, the runner-ups and to all the contestants.
Best in and best swimwear.
The queen won the award for, Best \”IN\” swimwear and the runner up won, Best swimwear…
Winner: Best in swim wear, 1st runner up:Best swim wear
One got best swimwear and the other best in swimwear.
There is best swimwear and best in (IN) swimwear. Erna got best in swimwear while the first runner up copped the prize for the best swimwear it’s two different awards.
Erna received Best in Swimwear and Tara received Best Swimwear..
One was ” Best” and one was “Best In”. I can’t recall which one won which.
No. One got best IN swimwear and the other best swinwear
no, it is best swimwear and best in swimwear
These are 2 different awards… Best in Swimwear (she moved best in her Swimwear) whilst best Swimmwear means the best swimwear with the best fit. One can have the best swimwear but fail to move magnificently in it. OK Rescue 911
Tara got ” Best Swimwear” but Erna got ” Best in Swimwear”. There is a difference. Congrats all.
No…the winner got best in swimwear and first runner up got best swimwear….can’t you read???
there is a difference, read properly before commenting so u don’t sound foolish. BEST SWIMWEAR and BEST IN SWIMWEAR. the difference is the word “IN”. please read again.
one got BEST SWIMWEAR and the other got BEST IN SWIMWEAR.. Read first…
No Best IN Swimwear is different from Best Swimwear
There is a difference between “Best Swimwear” and “Best IN Swimwear”….. Best in Swimwear means she had a better body but the swim suit was not al that!!!
There is no need for for rescue cause if you knew anything about pageants you would know that there is a category for Best Swimwear and Best in Swimwear. Read the news properly before you make any comments
There is no need for rescue cause if you knew anything about pageants you would know that there is a category for Best Swimwear and Best in Swimwear. Read the news properly before you make any comments
no fool!one is best swimwear the other is best IN swimwear.
The queen got best in swimwear… not best swimwear!!!
Boudiere Dominicans learn to read. It clearing state that the Mother Queen got best in swimwear whereas the 1st runner up got best swimwear. And the people who agreed with you are more dump.
English and Understanding.
First Runner up got only “Best Swimwear” which means her swimwear was more desirable or outstanding. It looked great and was the type of suitable swimwear for the event and then the winner got “best IN swimwear” which means she more than likely modeled and posed and walked and looked the best in it, maybe a little better than the others.
and to those who liked the comment… smh. lol
Reread article before posting comment.
Read before u comment Rescue 911 there is best swimwear and best in swimwear
I just could not help it…………….. Best IN swimwear (Queen) and Best swimwear (1st Runnner UP) …………….. CLEARLY PRINTED IN BLACK AND WHITE……………. smh
one person received the award for best swimwear and the other received the award for best in swimwear (how you carry yourself in the swimwear)