Miss Jamaica Florida Winners Crowned
Thursday, June 30, 2011
From left to right: Miss Jamaica Florida, Tiana Henry; Miss Teen Jamaica Florida, Crystal Robinson; Junior Miss Jamaica Florida, Angel Ennis; and Little Miss Jamaica Florida, Asha-Mizan Cope-Edwards
The 22nd Annual Miss Jamaica Florida Pageant crowned four new beauties on this past Sunday, June 26, 2011 at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts. The newly crowned ambassadors will receive a week-long all expenses paid trip to Jamaica, with accommodations provided by the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa. They will meet with government officials and participate in humanitarian projects adopted by the Partners for Youth Foundation.
The trip also includes visits to famous tourist attractions and national landmarks across the island as well as a prize package filled with a number of beautiful gifts to celebrate their win. These four young ladies will also participate in numerous cultural and philanthropic activities in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade County throughout their year long reign.
Contestants ages 5- 21, competed in four age categories; Little Miss, Junior Miss, Miss Teen, and Miss. This year the pageant celebrated Jamaicans around the world by embodying the theme, “I AM JAMAICA” a dedication to members of the Jamaican Diaspora that have made remarkable contributions to their respective craft and as a result have enhanced the Jamaican culture globally.
Live performances included world renowned percussionist Willie Stewart formerly of Third World; producer, songwriter and jazz musician Randy Corinthian, DJ Louis "luga" Williams of IIcon Sound, and a special surprise performance by award winning producer and the official DJ for Sean Paul and Baby Cham, Shaun Anderson of the international DJ group Coppershot Disco.
Sponsors for this year's winners included: The Dental Place; Stafflink Outsourcing Inc.; Classy Hair; and Phyl’s Academy Prep School.
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