Tammika Tavernier, of Soufriere, has been crowned the first ever Miss Summer 2015 Queen.
She outperformed three other contestants to take home the title at the pageant which was held at the Soufriere Basketball Court on Friday.
Tavernier also won the awards for Best Talent, Best in Swim Wear, Best in Summer Fashion Wear, Best Evening Wear, Most Dedicated and Miss Photogenic.
Her prizes include a ticket compliments L’ Express Des Iles, a cake from Yummy Bites Delight and a complete manicure and pedicure from Shuns Nails.
Merlina Nation of Marigot secured the first runner-up spot, and copped the awards for Best Response to Question, Best Swim Wear and Best Summer Fashion Wear.
She received a cake from Fran’s Patisseries and a gift; both purchased by one of the organizers of the event.
Hendrica Smith of Salisbury received the second runner-up position and captured the People’s Choice Award. She received a Manicure and Pedicure from Bellaz Spa and Nails in Portsmouth.
Jamie Henderson of Woodford hill grabbed the 3rd runner-up position.
Henderson captured the awards for Miss Amity and Best in Evening Wear. She also received a gift from the organizers.
All contestants received a gift voucher from the Healthy Wellness Centre in Roseau.
In an earlier report Dominica News Online (DNO) mentioned that five young ladies would vie for the title, however main organizer of the event, Malissa Jno Lewis told DNO on Monday that due to circumstances, Kennisha Nicholas dropped out a day before the pageant was staged.
Jno Lewis stated further that although the pageant was held for the first time in that area it was “very successful”.
“The turnout was good,” she said.
According to her organizers are looking into having the event held on an annual basis.