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Four to Vie for 2022-2023 Miss UVI Ambassadorial Title

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Student Government Association’s (SGA) Queen’s Committee will host the 42nd annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition at the St. Croix Educational Complex on Saturday, April 23, at 6 p.m. Themed “A Journey Through Time...Celebrating 60 Years of Black Excellence,” the competition will showcase the talents of four contestants vying for the chance to succeed Jackeima Flemming, Miss UVI 2021-2022. 

Contestant number one, Tamia Grant, is a junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry with an associate in physics. Contestant number two, Esonica Charles, is a junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. Contestant number three, Angelique Lettsome, is also a junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and contestant number four, Tyler Valmont, is a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. 

This year’s winner will receive a full year of UVI tuition including room and board along with other prizes. The first runner up will also receive cash and other prizes. Contestants will be judged based on content, intellect, language usage, fluency, spontaneity, physical presentation, auditability, clarity, and information. As such, awards will be presented for Most Intellectual Speaker, Best Ambassadorial Presentation, Best Performing Talent, Best Evening Wear, Miss Congeniality, Miss Popularity and Miss Photogenic. Prizes will be distributed in each category. Miss UVI serves as a goodwill ambassador for the University, participates in UVI’s recruitment efforts, represents the University locally and abroad, and maintains a highly visible role on UVI’s St. Thomas and St. Croix campuses.  

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