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Former Miss Grand Bahama, Shequera King is presently in Johannesburg, South Africa to hand off her crown at the Miss Heritage World 2014 pageant. Today she was
interviewed by one of South Africa's largest news broadcasting network SABC, and has another interview coming up tomorrow.
Last year King won the inaugural pageant held in Zimbabwe.
Miss Heritage World
Pageant serves as a platform to promote Heritage exchange amongst the
participating Queens from different countries and also promotes and
preserves World Heritage, implementing UNESCOS World Heritage
convention to achieve the Millennium Development Goals Declaration.
As part of Miss King's requirements she had to provide a Promotional
and Tourism-related Video from her country. The pageant believes that
tourism is the key impetus for a boom in
heritage promotion in the world and Heritage Tourism is a powerful
force which must be harnessed.
Shequera is a graduate of Sunland Baptist Academy and her parents are
Thomas and Myrton King, natives of Cat Island and Long Island
respectively. She pursued her tertiary education at Liberty University
in Lynchburg, Virginia where she graduated in May 2009 on summa cum
laude honours with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business
MIss King previously participated in the Bahamas Galaxy Pageant where
she placed 2nd runner up and competed in the Nu Face Model Search,
placing 1st runner up. Shequera's has much experience in modeling and
has walked for local and international designers.
She is empowered to achieve her goal of effectively carrying out her
platform “Building Character and Confidence in Bahamian Youth” and
assists young people in the community through two young adult groups.
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