Sarah Downey

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• Party — NDP • Full name — Sarah Michelle Downey • Age — 20 • Home­town — Makin­sons • Ed­u­ca­tion — At­tended Meni­hek High in Labrador City, did fi­nal year at As­cen­sion Col­le­giate (2009) in Bay Roberts; at­tended Me­mo­rial Univer­sity for one year, do­ing cour­ses in be­havioural neu­ro­science and po­lit­i­cal sci­ence; com­pleted hairstyling diploma at Keyin Col­lege in Car­bon­ear in Au­gust 2011. • Oc­cu­pa­tion — hair­styl­ist and makeup artist • Fam­ily — par­ents are Beverley and David Downey; sis­ter Sa­man­tha is 18 • Po­lit­i­cal back­ground —three years as stu­dent coun­cil pres­i­dent at Meni­hek High. • No­table — named Miss New­found­land and Labrador In­ter­na­tional for 2010, but opted out of the national com­pe­ti­tion be­cause “it did not co­in­cide with my own morals.” Is ac­tive mem­ber of the LGBT (les­bian, gay, bi­sex­ual and trans­gen­der) com­mu­nity, and chaired the 2010 St. John’s Pride Pa­rade. 2009 win­ner of the Miss Cen­tral Avalon Achieve­ment pageant, which in­cluded a $15,000 schol­ar­ship to Keyin Col­lege.

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