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Four to Vie for 2021-2022 Miss UVI Ambassadorial Title

The University of the Virgin Islands Student Government Association invites the public to the 41st annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition on Saturday, April 24, at 6 p.m. Themed “The Great Gatsby of the 21st Century,” the ambassadorial competition will be streamed online.  Tickets to the online event are $10 for the early bird special and $15 for regular admission. To purchase tickets, click the following Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition or Once tickets are purchased, persons will receive an email allowing them to access the event. 

“This competition is a tribute to young women striving for excellence through education and is designed to highlight the abilities, personalities, and intellect to our students,” said Leon Lafond, director of Students Activities on the Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas. Four contestants are vying for the chance to succeed Raven Phillips, Miss UVI 2020-2021. 

Contestant number one, Taquanna Baron is a senior biology major on the Orville E. Kean Campus. A native of Dominica, Taquanna’s platform will focus on “Cultural Integration.” 

Contestant number two, Jackeima Flemming is a sophomore marketing major with a focus in data science on the Orville E. Kean Campus. A native of St. Kitts, Jackeima’s platform will focus on “Advocating for individuals struggling with physical, educational and cultural disabilities throughout our society.” 

Contestant number three, Majestik Estrada-Petersen is a junior interdisciplinary studies major with a focus in education, fine arts and entrepreneurship on the Orville E. Kean Campus. A native of St. Thomas, Majestik’s platform will focus on “Support Local Artistic Talent.” 

Contestant number four, Makayda Gustave is a sophomore biology major on the Orville E. Kean Campus. A native of St. Croix, Makayda’s platform will focus on “Healthcare in the Virgin Islands.” 

More information is available in a news release on the Media Section of the UVI - and from this direct link