Tiffany Eloi, of the Portsmouth Secondary School, has captured the Miss Teenage Pageant 2016 title.
Eloi outperformed six other contestants at this year’s competition, hosted at the Carnival Village on Sunday evening.
She won awards for Best Talent, Best Spectacular Creation, Best Evening Wear, Best in Evening Wear, and Best Response. She was also named Miss Photogenic.
While she believed that her “confidence, poise, and grace” gave her an advantage, Eloi thanked her supporters whole-heartedly.
“I would like to thank my chaperone, supporters, family members. Thank you for your support,” she stated.
The ecstatic winner explained that during her reign, she hopes to empower teens and help boost their confidence.
“I would like to empower teenagers, and help them to have confidence in themselves, because if you believe it, you can achieve it. And, hard work does pay off,” she said.
Tatyana Dangleben, of the Convent High School, secured the first runner-up position, and won the awards for Best Speech, and Best in Spectacular Creation.
Second runner up is Imelda Boston, of the Dominica Grammar School.
The award for Miss Congeniality went to Nadege Thomas of the Isaiah Thomas Secondary School.