Freeport, Bahamas - In 2016, the Miss Grand Bahama Organization is proud to be celebrating 30 years! This year's theme is, "Embracing Our Inner Beauty!" and the organization is now seeking applicants for the new season.
The next Miss Grand Bahama will join the group of 30 former queens as the current queen, Danielle Pratt will hand over her crown in October 2016. The search is on for all interested young ladies, be they from West End, Eight Mile Rock, East End, Pinders Point or Freeport.
"I want to thank Danielle Pratt for doing such a great job and has been very busy promoting our organization and Miss Grand Bahama!" said Glenn Davis, President, Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant. "This year Miss Grand Bahama will be competing in the Miss Universe Bahamas Pageant after being absent for many years."
"I also want to thank our sponsors and committee members over the past 30 years!" continued Davis. Current committee members are assistant director, James Bridgewater, Pleasant Bridgewater, Tempestt Bullard, Veronica Ellis, and Shad Rolle.
"This year we look forward to seeing our former Queens celebrating with us, and we are here to keep the Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant alive!"
1970 - Patrice Degregory
1971 - Doretheda Russell
1974 - Carolyn Russell
1977- Renee Johnson
1978 - Lolita Armbrister ------ Won Miss Bahamas
1979 - Sherry Sweeting
1981 - Lisa Bartlett
1983- Pamela Parker ------ Won Miss Bahamas
1984 - Patra Major
1985 - Stephanie Martin
1986 - Diane Jaquelle Pinder
1988 - Tasha Ramirez ------ Won Miss Bahamas
1988 - Vanessa Ferguson
1989 - Stacey Cox Knowles
1991 - Tanya Roberts
1993 - Bernadette Lightbourne
1994 - Raquel Thompson
1995 - Melissa Bain
1997 - Simon Shepherd
1996 - Donna Gray
2003 - Catrina Mcghee
2007 - Brittney Lightbourne
2008 - Kerel Pinder - Competed in Miss Global Beauty in China and Miss Coffee International Beauty Pageant in Colombia
2009 - Nikie Severe - Made Top 15 in Miss Friendship International in China and Competed In Miss Coffee International on Colombia
2010 - Tempestt Stubbs Bullard - Made Top 15 in Miss Friendship in China
2011 - Keriann Stuart - Competed in Miss Coffee International in Colombia
2012 - Kristie Farrah - Competed in Miss Coffee International in Colombia
2013 - Shequera King - Won Miss Heritage World Pageant in Africa
2013 - Lashanda Wildgoose - Competed in Miss Coffee International in Colombia and Miss Global International in Jamaica
2014 - Sade Colebrook - Competed in Miss Global International In Jamaica And Miss Coffee International in Colombia
2015 - Danielle Pratt - Competed In Miss Tourism Queen in China and Miss Coffee International Beauty Contest in Colombia, and in September will compete in Miss Universe Bahamas Beauty Pageant