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Climate Smart Agricultural Initiatives to be showcased at Miss Earth Princess Pageant

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by Eulana Weekes

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Seven agricultural ambassadors in Nevis will be vying for the title of Miss Earth Princess during a pageant slated for the final Saturday in May.

The inaugural hosting of the Miss Earth Princess Pageant will be held under the theme, ” Climate Smart Agriculture ensures food security and a resilient economy.”

The Princesses on set will be Contestant Number 1 Shyhedra Daniel- Charlestown Primary School, sponsored by the Ministry of Communication. Contestant Number 2, Anjhenique Pemberton- Maude Crosse Preparatory School, sponsored by A.L Evelyn Drug Store, Contestant Number 3, Zakiyah Stapleton- Elizabeth Pemberton Primary School, sponsored by the New River’s Farmers Co-operative, Contestant Number 4 Aleijah Hendrickson- Joycelyn Liburd Primary School, sponsored by A-1 Farms, Contestant Number 5 Zenobia Johnson- Ivor Walters Primary School, sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism, Contestant Number 6 Kejohne Hill- Nevis Academy, sponsored by TDC Limited and Contestant Number 7 Myesha Jeffers- Montessori Academy, sponsored by Rodney’s Cuisine.

The global phenomena as it relates to climate change continue to have significant effects on food supply. The ambassadors are expected to share resilient and adaptable measures with the public during their on-stage performances and presentations.

The pageant is slated for  Saturday, May 27, 2023, at the Nevis Cultural Complex, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are being sold at the schools, the Culturama Secretariat and also by the New River Farmers Co-operative.  Pre-sold tickets for children, five to 16 years, are $15.00, whilst those for adults are $25.00. However, on show night, the fees at the gate will increase by $5.00.

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