Miss Nevis Neila Jones in the Newly Crowned Miss Caribbean Talented Teen


At the recently held Miss Haynes Smith Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant, 18-year-old Neila Jones of Nevis won the title.

The 36th annual event which was in held at the Sugar Mas Sugar Mill in Basseterre, St.Kitts saw 9 contestants across the Caribbean vying for the title.

The First Runner up went to 16-year-old Lécresha Wallace of Dominica and Second Runner Up went to Miss Grenada, 18-year-old Aina Cenac, who also won Best Interview.

Along with the title Jones also capped “Best theatrical appearance”, while Miss Jamaica, Jenelle Baldie, 18, was adjudged Miss Photogenic; Best Performing Talent went to 17-year-old Jovoncia Proctor from Anguilla; and Miss USVI, 14-year-old Akira Pickering-Haynes took Best Evening Wear.

The other remaining contestants were: Miss St. Kitts, 15-year-old Rikki Blake-Brookes, Miss Barbados, Beviny Payne, 16; and Miss St. Maarten, 13 year-old Jondalin Brown.