National Carnival Queen and the 2011 Miss Carival, Iantavian ‘Tavie’ Queeley added another crown and title to her achievements in the field of pageantry.
Miss Iantavian Queeley was able to outshine fifteen (15) other Caribbean beauties at the 2011 Miss Jaycees Caribbean Queen pageant which was held in Antigua over the weekend.
Iantavian was adjudged the queen of one of the Caribbean’s most prestigious pageants when she won all of the segments that included Best Swimwear; Best Cocktail Wear; Best Modelling Skills in Cocktail Attire; Best Performing Talent; Best Dress and Best Interview.
The undisputed queen as described by her father stated that with discipline and hard work she was able to perform and capture yet another title.
Miss Jaycees Caribbean Queen, Iantavian Queeley explained “I am so proud and honoured to go on out and represent the federation,…it is really indescribable to represent your country and do well, something that not many persons have done before”
The newly crowned Miss Jaycees Caribbean Queen expressed thank you to her chaperone Miss Ozelle Martin of Glittering Reign Pageant Coaching and Consulting who accompanied her to the pageant.
Miss Ozelle Martin disclosed that as a pageant ritual they sang ‘Unstoppable Force’ by King Konris and explained to Miss Iantavian Queeley that she must win all the categories which she comfortably did.
Minister with responsibility for Culture and National Carnival Marcella Liburd, Acting Permanent Secretary in Ministry of Social and Community Development, Culture and Gender Affairs Sharon Rattan, Parents of the Queen and a Representative of the St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank (Sponsor), Miss Nicole Gumbs Pageant Chairperson for National Carnival were all present at this morning.
Each person gave brief remarks, stating how proud they were of Miss Iantavian Queeley for winning another title.
Her father, Ian Queeley, said “I am feeling elated, am very proud of my daughter for another accomplishment thus far in the pageant industry”
Miss Iantavian Queeley now stands close to Miss Nicole Gumbs a former National Carnival Queen who also won two Regional Pageants in earlier years.