Providenciales, TCI, November 2, 2016 – Deputy Governor Her Excellency Anya Williams on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 met with the contestants of the 2016 Miss Helena Jones Robinson High School. The pageant which is in its 3rd year, will take place on Saturday November 5th, 2016 and was launched as a part of the schools calendar of events. The theme of this year’s pageant is “Our Heritage” and there are 8 contestants from Forms 3-5.
While addressing the group, the Deputy Governor reminded: “The road to success is paved with many obstacles, but the key is to remain determined and to persevere. As young ladies you are reminded to always carry yourself in such a manner that exudes poise and grace. Your high school and college years will later become a part of your legacy as such it is important that maximize every opportunity that is presented to you.”
“The purpose of your participation in this pageant is not to win a title or a trophy, but to have an opportunity to publicly display yourselves and your schools in a positive manner. I would hope that this pageant will help to motivate and to build confidence in your public speaking and leadership amongst other areas.”
“I commended the principal and staff of the school on ensuring the continuation of this event and am happy to have assisted in providing sponsorship for this years’ trophies and awards. I encourage both students and members of the public to give their full support and wish the contestants and school much success.”
In closing she added; “I would someday as well like to see a Mr. H.J. title being added to the slate of events as well.”