ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Tuesday August 6, 2013 – Dominica won the Jaycees Queen pageant for a second consecutive year after Leslassa Shillingford captured the 2013 title on Friday night as Carnival activities continue in Antigua and Barbuda.
Miss Shillingford won from a field of 11 contestants. She was also adjudged winner of the Best Swimwear, Best Performing Talent and Best Interview awards. She also copped the Miss Photogenic award.
Taitu Goodwin of Anguilla placed second, while Antigua and Barbuda’s contestant Raynell Carroll, who also copped the Best Evening Gown award, placed first runner-up.
The Carnival celebrations climax on August 6 with the parade of the bands.