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Shequera King in Johannesburg to pass on the Miss Heritage World crown
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Dec 19, 2014 - 2:26:21 PM

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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 Marketing.

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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