Odessa Elie is Miss Dominica 2015 (with photos)

 

Miss Dominica 2015
Miss Dominica 2015

Odessa Elie from Bath Estate has been crowned Miss Dominica 2015.

The show took place at the Windsor Park Stadium on Friday night.

The 20 year-old school teacher picked up six awards on her way to the title.

First runner up is Kelcia Righton of Kingshill.

Second runner up is Patrice Dorsette of Marigot.

Awards were won as follows:

Miss Amity – Kienna John
Miss Photogenic – Odessa Elie
Best Costume – Odessa Elie
Best in Costume – Kelcia Righton
Best Performing Talent – Odessa Elie
Best Swimwear – Odessa Elie
Best in Swimwear – Odessa Elie
Best Evening Wear – Kelcia Righton
Best in Evening Wear – Kelcia Righton
Best Response to Question – Odessa Elie

The other contestants were: Normanna Jno. Baptiste, Keianna John, Beyandra Blanchard and Charis Nation.

See some photos from the show below. Photos by Zaimis Olmos.

 

Miss Dominica

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41 Comments

  1. hello
    February 13, 2015

    congrats to odessa. But on my personal opinion marigot was supposed to get best talent

  2. Nicki
    February 10, 2015

    This is one reason why when it’s time for regionals we come back home empty handed and embarrassed.

  3. Commentry
    February 9, 2015

    Patrice Dorsette should have won best talent and costume i dont know where the judges minds were. Odessa hands down deserved the crown but not all the prices that were given to her. Kelcia Righton did not deserve best in costume there were a few other young ladies like contestant number one or Patrice Dorsette that should have gotten best in costume. Patrice Dorsette swim wear was almost bending with her skin tone who was that young lady’s adviser did injustice to her hence. her evening wear was a recycle dress from Miss Antigua 2013 contestant Miss Ann-Joulie Black just reconstructed with a different baseline. Ms Righton should have been place second then Ms. Dorsette then the queen Odessa. And why are members of the queen show committee complaining about Levi hosting abilities. Werent they the ones who had a say as to who is co-host of the show. That queen show committee needs a total overhaul.

    • Commentry
      February 9, 2015

      I meants Kelica Righton not Patrice Dorsette swim wear was almost bending with her skin tone.

  4. A
    February 9, 2015

    FTB is no longer queen she is back to her original skin tone:dark

  5. hello
    February 8, 2015

    congratulations to odessa i was at the show and it was fairly judged congratulations once again to you :-D :-D

  6. Goodwill to all
    February 8, 2015

    Congratulations to Odessa and her team! Well done. You looked like you were enjoying yourself and that’s important also. Wishing you all the best in your future aspirations!

  7. Sam
    February 8, 2015

    Well deserved win Odessa. I know your sponsors Miniya’s 7-11 and Big Edge Financial must be so proud of you. You will do well in your regional competition. Congrats!

  8. CHS student
    February 7, 2015

    Congrats Miss Elie we all had faith in you…Congrats to the other contestants as well you are all very beautiful and talented….but at the end we all realized that hard work conquers all Labor Omnia Vincit!

  9. No Nonsense
    February 7, 2015

    Big up to Minyas 7-11 and Big Bytes one time :-D

    • hmm
      February 9, 2015

      who is Big Bytes??? LOL excuse you, it’s Big Edge Financial

  10. Uplifter
    February 7, 2015

    Congrats to Odessa on winning her crown & to alll the other young ladies. You all did a good job. It takes heart & guts to go out there and for that i commend you all. I hope that Odessa gets the opportunity & support to compete in the regional competitions. You go girl!!!!! Congrats from waitukubli member.

  11. educator
    February 7, 2015

    Bravo!!! Bravo!! beauty, brains and wholesome too.

  12. Venice Gayle
    February 7, 2015

    very nice I have been following it and just sharing the information on my page beautiful congratulations to all the contestants you are gorgeous

  13. nboche
    February 7, 2015

    hmmmmmmmmm,,,,,,,,,,,,,hm hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

  14. rolle
    February 7, 2015

    meners be proud always and bigup to your daughter..she was always a brillant child.

  15. Ideal
    February 7, 2015

    Congrats to Odessa, all the best in your reign. I just have to give my two cents, I see a trend on the choosing of Miss Dominica, I see throughout the years even from the start the persons on the fair side seems to be always the winner. I maybe wrong but I am sure a lot of us are thinking the same thing. Just my opinion. Patrice all the best of your undertakings, you are a well grounded person good things will come your way.

    • A
      February 9, 2015

      omg didnt u see last years winner miss francine baron she isnt light skinned at all anyway

  16. Righteous
    February 7, 2015

    Congratulations to all the participants and to the New Miss Dominica. I want to say congratulations as well to all who assisted in any areas and contributed to the success of the show. The organizers, the costume designers/builders, the talent coordinators, the speech writers and everyone who worked in one way or another with the contestants I say thank you.

    Keep the spirit of Carnival alive in making the National Queen Show bigger and better. We can make it a “can’t miss” show for the region.

    One Love Dominicans and May God continue to Bless The Commonwealth of Dominica!!!!

  17. too late
    February 7, 2015

    Congrats to Odessa. One category I dont understand how she one is the swim wear. Some of the other swim wear seem much nicer than hers

    • PapaDom
      February 9, 2015

      Because they had lt to give her so she could win. They were also gave her the best costume which she did not deserve.

      KR

  18. Alister Irish
    February 7, 2015

    My queen is patrice dosette

    • Bellevisageclothingf
      February 8, 2015

      Ms dorsette did look absolutely stunning Wearing those BelleVisage clothing originals. Miss Alana Robin from Wesley owner of bellevisage clothing always dazzles the runway with her swimsuit lines and pageant gowns. I always love to see her work! :-)

      • mr right!!
        February 8, 2015

        yes. All the ladies were beautiful In their dresses, no doubt Miss Robins designs are among the best great job Everyone. #1fan

        • #1fashionfan
          February 8, 2015

          Second runner up Ms dorsette stunned the stage in those bellevisage clothing originals. Alana Robin always makes the most breath taking pageant gowns and swimsuits.amd I am a fan! :-) All the ladies were lovley and congrats to odessa for winning the crown.

  19. jenny
    February 7, 2015

    mwenpamaley who ever u are u most be crazy to say u didnt see odessa getting a spot while watching the road to the crown program.i dont know what program u were watching but this lady has been excellent along with the general deportment and the way she spoke,afterall it is no wonder why she got the award for most intelligent.as for the show i believe she was consistent in every round.she was exceptional in TALENT, SWIMWEAR, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY QUESTION AN ANSWER.As for a costume i believe it was wonderful especially in the dark.As we all saw there was some difficulty with her dress and so it hindered her form walking properly,but her dress itself fitted perfect.I would like to advice her team to be very careful with dresses of that nature,and maybe avoid them in future shows.With that said i would like to wish her all the best and know she will do very well in future pageants.congrats to her sponsors also

    • February 8, 2015

      Jenny the individual never said he/she didn’t think so , but many thought so .

    • PapaDom
      February 9, 2015

      You to did not watch the road to the throne because she was always playing second fiddle to Kelcia before final show and miss photogenic? Come on give me a break.

      • A
        February 9, 2015

        ms photogenic doesnt necessarily mean the most beautiful from the pictures u can see her smile was genuine she enjoyed herself on stage and talent wasnt force it is ‘talent’ what one is good at what one does the best some ppl just pull talent out of thin air just because theres a talent round in the competition….kelsia is beautiful but thy covered her natural beauty with too muck makeup

  20. Too Hard Too Long
    February 7, 2015

    Congratulatons to you Odessa. You were absolutely wonderful. The way you held your composure when you realised the dress was too tight to walk in -oh!!-that was so admirable. You will be successful in whatever you choose to do if you keep that level of confidence and belief and determination. I’m not a friend or family member but I feel as proud as a mother. You have a role model in you. Let it shine.

  21. Sleepy
    February 7, 2015

    Congratulations “Sleepy”! Indeed our motto stands true “Labor Omnia Vincit”!!

  22. Dee
    February 7, 2015

    I myself had my eye on Beyandra Blanchard… I guess I was just looking at her beauty only. She really messed up that song she did for her talent.

  23. Bomboclat
    February 7, 2015

    Odessa is a very intelligent young lady and I knew in the question and answer she would have sweep them. Well judged show.

  24. February 7, 2015

    Let me congratulate Odessa Elie on her success as queen . Looking back on the road to the crown , no one I believe would have considered her as even getting a spot . She’s in my view a model for young people , who may feel they don’t have what it takes to make or succeed . She was motivated and ambitious . On that note she answered her questions favorably and carried herself on the stage in satisfactory manner . Though few hitches with evening wear being too tight and almost slept twice on stage during walk , Odessa kept her hopes alive and maintained focus . Her talent was exceptional , didn’t think we had people this acrobatic in our country . Let me encourage our young people to read and research . Yes , we have the technology , but let’s use it not only for messaging , instagram , watsap etc , but take time to research as well so as to become better aware of what’s happening around us , as well in our country and region at large .

    • February 7, 2015

      I do support your fair comment and I share similar sentiments though many may like to differ . I compliment the young ladies for their courage . They were great . However , much of their problems as you said earlier is reading and research . I would want to believe along with stage preparations the answer and questions round was considered . Congrats to her chaperone and sponsors Miniya’s 7-11 and Big Edge financial Express , who ensured that she got the best and fullest support . I wish you well on your reign Odessa , and bare in mind the competition goes beyond here . Go on to do better than the previous and place us back to the top of the competitions regionally .

      • February 7, 2015

        Yeah ….ad the questions were poorly phrased too . Poor round .

      • Uplifter
        February 7, 2015

        Just an FYI she would have done way better in the regional competitions if she was given the opportunity. And so u know she did win her crown in some of the regional competions!!!!!

      • Girly
        February 7, 2015

        i was about to hit like then i saw “Go on to do better than the previous and place us back to the top of the competitions regionally” why cant we just be fully positive without bring down others? smdh

    • goodwill massive
      February 7, 2015

      No one considered her to even get a spot?? Check the records, Odessa has done exceptionally well in all pagaents she entered in the pass.. More importantly though, congrats to her, and all those who helped her along the way. Good job!

  25. D/ca all the way
    February 7, 2015

    Congrats. Well done

  26. February 7, 2015

    Billy and Sisters. Congratulations. You have always been there for persons who have a vision. Giving has always been your motto. Love you two and congrats also to Miniyas. Regina.

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