By MyVueNews Staff Writer
Basseterre, St. Kitts, 29th December, 2017 (MyVueNews.com) – St. Kitts and Nevis has a new Carnival Queen in Sheniqua Lanns, representing the St. Christopher Air & Sea Ports Authority.
Sheniqua was crowned queen at the Sugar Mill, Warner Park, at the 2017 – 2018 National Carnival Queen Pageant held 28th December, 2017.
In what was an outstanding performance, Sheniqua racked up a total of 1280.5 points. First runner-uo Sarafiona Osborne, sponsored by Big Cane Rum, earned 1266.5 and was in closest contention for the crown by her well executed performances. Cornell Daniel, Ms National Bank, was second runner-up with 1150 points.
Sheniqua Lanns also captured several accolades – Best in Swimwear (217 points), Best in National Pride Costume (214 points) and Best Performing Talent (219 points).
Sarafina Osborne secured Best Interview (256 points), Best in Evening Wear (193.5 points) and Best Question and Answer (219 points).
Cornell Daniel earned the Chairperson’s Award.
The event was not without concern. During Cornell Daniel’s talent performance, she fell and was injured and was attended to by medics on the scene. She was allowed to re-present her talent performance without being penalised on points.
In other awards, Miss Amity went to Beliesa McDonald, sponsored by The Bank of Nova Scotia; Miss Photogenic was earned by Sheniqua Lanns, and the Most Popular Contestant Online was won by Cornell Daniel.