2016 - 2017 Miss University of the Virgin Islands 

Che-Raina Warner 

Che-Rina Warner

 

The Student Government Association Queen's Committee would like to send special congratulations to our new student ambassador and campus queen, Che-Raina Warner on this major accomplishment. Ms. Che-Raina Warner was crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2016-2017 at the 36th Annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition held on Saturday, March 26th, at the Reichhold Center for the Arts on St. Thomas. This year’s theme was “We are Historically American, Uniquely Caribbean, and Globally Interactive as Miss UVI 2016 presents Broadway in Paradise.”

In addition to winning the Miss UVI crown, Ms. Warner won Most Eloquent/Intellectual Speaker, Best Evening Wear and Best Ambassadorial Presentation. Warner, age 24 is from St. Kitts and attends UVI on the St. Thomas Campus. She is a junior majoring in communications, whose career aspiration is to become a professionally trained journalist, reporter and news anchor.  Her platform is ‘The Beauty Myth’, which she dubbed D.R.E.A.M.S. (Developing a Realm of Educated Ambitious Motivated Sisters) and she plans to use her skills as a communication major to strongly promote her platform. Her hobbies and interest includes reading, learning foreign languages and writing poetry. Warner said, “I hope to one day follow in the footsteps of my eldest aunt and publish a poetry book”.

The Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition is sponsored by the Student Government Association Queen's Committee. Miss UVI serves as a goodwill ambassador for the University. This role includes but is not limited to participation in UVI's recruitment efforts, representing the University locally and abroad, and maintaining a highly visible role on UVI's campuses on St. Croix and St. Thomas.

 Runner Ups:

  • First Runner Up – Ms. Khadijah Lee, she also won Best Talent, Miss Photogenic and Miss Popularity
  • Second Runner Up - Ms. Patricia Francis
  • Third Runner Up - Ms. Lisa-Marie Hodge

For more information about the MISS UVI Ambassadorial Competition please contact Mr. Leon Lafond, Director of Students Activities at 340-693-1111 or llafond@live.uvi.edu


2015 - 2016 Miss University of the Virgin Islands

Katherine Callwood 

Miss UVI

Katherine Callwood was crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2015-2016 at the 35th Annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition held Saturday, April 11, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. In addition to winning the Miss UVI crown, Callwood, 26, won Most Eloquent/Intellectual Speaker, Best Evening Wear and Miss Photogenic.  Callwood, a sophomore majoring in early childhood education, said she ran for Miss UVI because she and the University have very similar goals including, promoting education, excellent teaching and community service. Callwood, who attends UVI on the St. Thomas Campus, plans to be the director of her own early education school, which will serve low-income and special needs children. As Miss UVI, she hopes to network and implement strategies that promote UVI and education.

The Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition is sponsored by the Student Government Association Queen's Committee. Miss UVI serves as a goodwill ambassador for the University. This role includes but is not limited to participation in UVI's recruitment efforts, representing the University locally and abroad, and maintaining a highly visible role on UVI's campuses on St. Croix and St. Thomas.