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Bria Smith crowned Miss BVI 2019

Bria Smith is the 2019 winner of the Miss British Virgin Islands pageant.

The 25-year-old Government Information Officer was crowned inside the Multipurpose Sports Complex in Road Town on Sunday, August 4.

On her way to the crown, she swept awards for Best Costume, Best BVI Promotion, Best Interview, Miss Intellect, and Best Poise.

Among her prizes, Smith will drive away in a brand new 2019 Hyundai Tucson, and she will represent the territory on a global front for one year.

The first runner-up position went to contestant number three, Shabree Frett. She took home awards for Miss Photogenic, Best Eveningwear and Best Swimwear.

Shamoia Maduro finished the competition as the second runner-up and walked away with the Miss Congeniality award.

Best Talent went to contestant number five, Conelda Denny. The other contestant of the pageant was Reba Thomas.

Who is Bria Smith

The newly-crowned queen, Smith, is a Sea Cows Bay resident who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media & Communications Studies and a minor in History from the University of Maryland. Smith also holds an associate’s degree from the H Lavity Stoutt Community College in general studies.

She is now pursuing a joint Masters of Arts degree in Global Strategic Communication and Creative Writing. She is also an assistant speech communications lecturer at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, an avid softball player, and has represented the territory as an athlete.

In the future, she intends to become a novelist and own a broadcast network.

In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, paddle-boarding, writing, travelling and playing softball. Kareem-Nelson Hull, as well as Trinidadian comedian Rachel Price hosted the pageant.

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  1. Towson, Maryland says:

    Yes beautiful Bria, you go girllll. Congrats.

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    • Yes Bria says:

      You made Sea Cows Bay proud. Such a wonderful, humble beautiful young lady inside and out. Congrats Bria, Continue shining bright like a diamond young lady.

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  2. Hmm says:

    Congratulations you are truly a sweetheart and dont let anything deter you or get in the traps of this queen thing keep your head-on.

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  3. Teacher says:

    Congrats Bria. ESHS is proud of you.

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  4. Fashion Police says:

    Poise, elegence, well spoken and beautiful.So proud of my home town girl.

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  5. Elated says:

    Grew up in Sea Cows Bay now living in Georgia, Remember seeing her when she was a little girl. Big Congrats to you.

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    • Sea Cows Bay says:

      Don’t know about you all, but I am happy and proud like a pea sack. Congratulations Bria. Like Hey, The First Lady and Miss.BVI is from Sea Cows Bay. Miss.Universe next ?

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  6. Congrats Bria says:

    ?????.

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  7. Winter Haven, Florida says:

    Gigantic Congrulations Miss. Bria. Awesome.

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  8. vip heckler says:

    Let’s hope politics didn’t play a role in this since she is s**p’s daughter

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    • Jealous? says:

      Give the young lady her dues. She is intelligent poised, and well-spoken. The perfect candidate to represent us on the world stage. Beauty and brains wrapped up in a lovely package.

      To Bria: Congratulations, my friend. I am so proud of you. I admired and was impressed with you from the moment we were introduced. I knew you had it in you!

      Go light your world, and pay no attention to the naysayers.

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      • So True says:

        There will always be nay sayers because they know no better. Yes, Bria, you go on and light your world and shine bright like the diamond that you are.

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    • @vip heckler says:

      stueeps…go sit down!

    • @ Vip heckler says:

      I wonder if you might be a d*ck because your pops my be one?.. that is how it works right??…

  9. Jealous? says:

    Give the young lady her dues. She is intelligent poised, and well-spoken. The perfect candidate to represent us on the world stage. Beauty and brains wrapped up in a lovely package.

    To Bria: Congratulations, my friend. I am so proud of you. I admired and was impressed with you from the moment we were introduced. I knew you had it in you!

    Go light your world, and pay no attention to the naysayers.

  10. @Vip heckler says:

    Just shut up already. She won fair and square. Have to say it,she was way ahead of the other girls.

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  11. Diamond in the rough says:

    She has the experience to represent us on the international platform. Educated,well spoken, poised, classy and beautiful. Much love and blessings going out to my BVI sister.

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