Face Of Tertiary Not A Beauty Contest?
 
Posted on: 2008-Sep-06        showbiz
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Organisers of the “Face of Tertiary” pageant slated for the National
Theatre on September 5 and which involves 17 beauty queens from various
tertiary institutions in Ghana insist that it is not a beauty
competition.

Ramzy Noshie the event cordinator of Brein Consult the event organisers, told Showbiz that the event is in two phases - a child labour research project and an Intellectual pageant.

A research will be conducted by the various S.R.Cs of participating institutions. The best project work will be voted for by the public and will be implemented by the eventual winner who will become the ambassador for child labour as well as represent Ghana at Miss World University in Korea.

He said that the event which is dubbed ‘helping curb child labour’ is in collaboration with the Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs and Ministry of Manpower and Development. It is mainly sponsored by Kasapa and Royal Majesty Hotel.”

The participating queens are Angela Hammond 23, Miss KNUST, Sheila Laryea, 20, Miss Zenith College, Gladys Kumordzi, 20, Miss Presby University, Jemima Asune, 20, Miss UDS, Goldie Amaley 22, Miss A-Poly, Doris Nemakoh, 21 and Miss C-Poly.

They also include Mimi Areme, 20, Miss Sunyani Poly, Mary Magdalene Aduko, 21, Miss T-Poly, Gloria Kudjenu, 19, Miss UEW, Beryl Adom, 19, Miss GIJ, Nina Naa Nortey, 23, Miss IPS, Christabel Portuphy, 20, Miss UCC, Ugget Adjoa Kapuochieneh, 26 and Miss Tamale.

The others are Priscilla Sarfo, 22, Miss CUC, Berlinda Sarfo, 20, Miss UG, Marifuatu Osmari, 20, Miss WA-Poly and Mercedes Cleopatra Martey, 20, Miss Koforidua Poly.

As part of celebrations to herald the pageant, a cocktail party was last Saturday held for the beauty queens at the Royal Majesty Hotel in Accra to welcome them officially into the competition.

Speaking to most of the queens at the party, they were highly spirited for the competition not for the crown in particular but mainly because children are also being recognised through this competition. They were all prepared to pull their weight behind whoever wins the crown.