Gemma Feare wins Miss Jamaica UK 2012
The Camden Centre in London was filled to capacity as over 500 people hit-up the Miss Jamaica UK beauty pageant in London. Fifteen beautiful contestants representing Jamaican parishes competed against one another to be crowned the 2012-2013 Miss Jamaica UK.
After three intensive rounds Gemma Feare was judged to be the winner. First runner up was awarded to Stacey Ann Trenchfield with popular Sherika Miller as the Second Runner-up. Official Photographer Bret, representing FLYER and BDC London said: “The standard throughout was exceptionally high. Gemma was faultless in her delivery to the questions asked and the audience responded in kind.”
Marketing and Promotions Manager Patrick Weir from FLYER said: “The atmosphere was electric from the contestants through to the artists and performers. Miss Jamaica UK rates as one of the highlights of the years calender of events.”
Founder and CEO June Daily said: “Today was a great night for Jamaican’s. It was a poignant reminder that as a nation we stand strong throughout the Diaspora as we move forward in this our fiftieth year of independence. I would like to thank everyone our contestants, sponsors, volunteers, artists and judges and everyone who basically made this a fantastic show.”
Behind the scenes the contestants have worked tirelessly for months. Last minute preparations were recorded by Flyer Newspaper.
Backstage level three Hairdressing and Photographic Make-Up artists representing Waltham Forest College worked tirelessly in producing works of art. They were joined by Make-up artists and stylists from Design Essentials and the award winning Karen Salandy.
Official Event Pictures, Bret: www.bdclondonphotography.weebly.com Behind the scenes photo’s: FLYPICS.
Tiara’s and tears, Miss Jamaica UK celebrates success
Full report at the end of this article.
Football player Ricardo Fuller congratulates the contestants.
Beautiful: 1St Runner Up: Stacey Ann Trenchfield, 25 is employed as a (Postgraduate) Chemistry Teacher. Her hobbies include long-distance running.
Talented: Registered nurse (Intensive Care), Sherika Miller (Below) is Second Runner-UP of Miss Jamaica UK 2012-13 in London, England.
Entertainment: Talented singer/songwriter Laine Alicia was well received in front of this capacity crowd.
Reggae Showcase TV Host and International recording artist Savana headlined at Miss Jamaica UK 2012.
Tiara’s and tears, Miss Jamaica UK celebrates success. (Full Report)
There was a showbiz line-up to the Miss Jamaica UK 2012 pageant show that was held at the Camden Centre in London, England. TV presenters, models, recording artists, Premiership footballers and actors welcomed the fifteen contestants competing at the annual extravaganza.
According to pre-show reports ‘At a time where most pageant shows are finding it difficult to recruit, The Miss Jamaica UK was over-subscribed.’ The unusually high calibre and diversity of the contestants reflected the status the show has now achieved.
Marketing and Promotional Manager Patrick Weir said: “This being Jamaica’s 50th year of independence, the expectation to deliver a good show was intense. The Miss Jamaica UK 2012-13 show exceeded all expectations.”
Despite three intensive rounds the judges had made their decision and declared Gemma Feare as the new Miss Jamaica UK . Originating from Westmorland, Jamaica, Gemma works as an Actress/Presenter. Her hobbies include: Travelling, playing netball, listening to music, piano-playing and theatre/performing arts.
1St Runner Up: Stacey Ann Trenchfield, 25 is employed as a Chemistry Teacher (Postgraduate trainee). Stacey represented the Parish of her Parents: St. Thomas. Her hobbies include long distance running, travelling and reading.
2nd Runner Up: Sherika Miller, 26 is employed as a Registered Nurse (Intensive Care) with a first class (Hons) Bachelor of Science degree. Sherika’s parents are from St James, Jamaica. Sherika’s hobbies include: Cycling, learning to play my guitar, writing songs, motivational speaking and charity fundraising.
Speaking after the event Founder and CEO June Daily said: “Today was a great night for Jamaican’s. It was a poignant reminder that as a nation we stand strong throughout the Diaspora as we move forward in this our fiftieth year of independence. I would like to thank everyone our contestants, sponsors, volunteers, artists and judges and everyone who basically made this a fantastic show.”
Performers included the hugely talented Reggae artist/TV presenter Savana.
Premier footballer Ricardo Fuller
Singer/Songwriter Laine Alicia.
Hair and Make-up:
Walthamstow College: level three Diploma students, Design Essentials, Karen Salandy.
Photography: www.bdclondonphotography.weebly.com and FLYPICS (behind scenes).
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