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Miss St. James is Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2016

Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2016 Kyesha Randall (centre), embraced by first runner up Fleisha Samuels (L) and second runner up Monique Robb (R)
Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2016 Kyesha Randall (centre), embraced by first runner up Fleisha Samuels (L) and second runner up Monique Robb (R)

Miss St. James’ Kyesha Randall topped 12 contestants for the title to represent Jamaica as a cultural ambassador, according to the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment, and Sport.

The Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Grand Coronation was held on Sunday, August 7 at the Independence Village, Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre.

The 25-year-old Randall was named most culturally aware.

She was a contestant in the Miss Jamaica World and Miss Universe Jamaica pageant and holds a Bachelors Degree in Journalism from CARIMAC.

She currently works as a Public Relations and Marketing Officer

Second place went to Fleisha Samuels of Westmoreland and Miss St. Mary’s Monique Robb finished in third place.

Sectional Awards:

Most Congenial: Monique Robb, St. Mary

Most Active in the Community: Feleisha Samuels, Westmoreland

Most Poised: Godiva Golding, St. Catherine

Best Performance: Kacia Whilby, Trelawny

Most Popular on Social Media: Kristina Newby, Portland

Most Culturally Aware: Kyesha Randall, St. James

Barbara Greene, Readers Bureau, Fellow

Edited by Jesus Chan

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