MISS TEEN BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS WINS BLACKBERRY, COMPLIMENTS DIGICEL
Monday, 1 November 2010 – Road Town, Tortola: The winner of the 2010 Miss Teen British Virgin Islands Scholarship Pageant, 16 year old Sylvanna Charles, walked away a BlackBerry 8520 smartphone and a goodie bag, compliments Digicel, the BVI’s Bigger, Better Network.
The pageant was held on Saturday October 30th at the Multi-purpose Sports Complex. She was presented with her new BlackBerry by Digicel’s Corporate Sales Executive Giovanni Herbert, who congratulated her for winning the competition and wished her well in her future endeavours.
Ms. Charles, a student of the Elmore Stoutt High School, captured the prestigious title from a field of five contestants. She also won prizes for Best Talent, Best Evening Wear, Best Interview, Miss Intellect and Miss Popularity. Each of the other four contestants – Thalia Thomas, Jana Penn, Jhanique Thompson and Davina Michel, also received Digicel goodie bags among their many prizes.
Among Ms. Charles’ prizes were a $3,000.00 scholarship award sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Culture; a $750 cash prize; a trip to Miss Digicel Haynes Smith Caribbean Talented Teen to be held in St. Kitts; trip to Miss Teen Universe in Barbados; official crown and sash; pageant wardrobe; bouquet of flowers compliments of Blossoms, official trophy; gift basket compliments of Celebrations Ltd; and wash and style compliments of Eclipse Hair Salon.
Digicel joins in congratulating all of the contestants for participating in the pageant and commends the organizers and all who contributed to the successful staging of the event.
After nine years of operation, Digicel Group Limited has 11 million customers across its 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the title sponsor of the Digicel Caribbean. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of several national rugby teams and also sponsors the Vanuatu cricket team.
Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Jamaica, Haiti and Papua New Guinea which focus on educational, cultural and social development programmes.
In 2004, Digicel developed Digicel Rising Stars – an annual talent show to support aspiring young music artists in the Caribbean. The show has spanned the Eastern Caribbean, Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago ranking as one of the top-rated shows.
Digicel is incorporated in Bermuda and its markets comprise: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, El Salvador, Fiji, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Nauru, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, St Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos and Vanuatu. Digicel also has coverage in St. Martin and St. Barts in the Caribbean.
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