Miss Dominica, Francine Baron, has captured the second runner-up position in the 53rd Jaycees Queen competition. The event was held at Carnival City in Antigua on Friday night.
Kaeve Armstrong of St Kitts/Nevis won the competition. Antigua & Barbuda’s Heidigail Francis copped the 1st runner-up spot.
Armstrong was declared overall winner from a field of 12 delegates who competed in Swimwear, Evening Wear and Talent segments. The five top performers in those categories then competed in the final segment, Interview.
Armstrong won best talent and Miss Antigua secured the award for best modelling skills. The best interview segment was won by Miss St Vincent & The Grenadines’ Karla Gillezeau.
Miss Dominica copped the most photogenic award and Haiti’s representative, Gaelle Cazeau, captured the Most Congenial award.
The Jaycees Queen competition is held annually as part of Antigua & Barbuda’s Carnival celebrations.