On Sunday night at the Princess International Hotel Providence Ruqayyah Boyer was crowned Miss Guyana Universe 2012. The twenty year old Boyer will be represent Guyana at the Miss Universe Pageant on December 11.
First runner up went Nikita Barker who also won the awards for Miss ‘Body Beautiful’ and ‘Best Smile’. Nikita was the crowd’s favourite to win the competition but stumbled on her final question
Sadhna Yunus and Nikesha Alexander were place second and third runners up respectively, while Fayedha King was fourth runner-up. Eumani Bourne won ‘Miss Congeniality.’
During the question and answer segment Boyer was asked who was her role model and why, she responded the, her role model was the reigning Miss Universe Leila Lopes., who was also in attendance at the event.
Miss Guyana Universe 2011 Kara Lord and reigning Miss Universe Leila Lopes crowned the new queen.The judges of the pageant were Steve Ninvalle, Roger Gary, Candace Lindo, Ulex Atwell-Fung, Paul Burnette, Rawle Ferguson, Richard Younge, Basil Joseph, Shermaine Joseph, and Chris Sammy.