Pageant con­tes­tants to com­pete at Tyne Val­ley Oys­ter Fes­ti­val

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - COMMUNITY / ENTERTAINMENT -

Six con­tes­tants are ready for their chance to be crowned Miss Oys­ter Pearl at the Tyne Val­ley Oys­ter Fes­ti­val.

On Thurs­day, July 30 at 7 p.m., af­ter the open­ing cer­e­monies at the Tyne Val­ley Com­mu­nity Sports Cen­tre, the pageant con­tes­tants will model streetwear, present the ta­lent por­tion of the com­pe­ti­tion and per­form in a group num­ber that they have de­signed.

Then on Satur­day, Aug. 1, the Miss Oys­ter Pearl con­tes­tants will ride through Tyne Val­ley vil­lage in oys­ter dories in the Oys­ter Fes­ti­val pa­rade, start­ing at 11 a.m.

Af­ter the com­mu­nity awards on Sun­day, Aug. 2, at the Com­mu­nity Sports Cen­tre, the con­tes­tants will ap­pear in for­mal wear at 4:30 p.m., and the new Miss Oys­ter Pearl will be crowned. Fol­low­ing are the con­tes­tants: Ken­dra Rayner, daugh­ter of Rox­anne Rayner from In­ver­ness is rep­re­sent­ing Eller­slie Rite Stop. She plans to at­tend Oul­ton Col­lege to ob­tain a med­i­cal lab­o­ra­tory as­sis­tant diploma and then univer­sity to pur­sue a ca­reer in the med­i­cal field. Her ta­lent will be pub­lic speak­ing.

Han­nah Arse­nault, daugh­ter of Kate and Ivan Arse­nault from Len­nox Is­land, is rep­re­sent­ing the com­mu­nity of Len­nox Is­land. Her fu­ture plans are to at­tend UPEI to study food and nu­tri­tion. Her ta­lent will be jin­gle dress danc­ing.

Alyx El­lis, daugh­ter of Gail and Greg El­lis from Northam is rep­re­sent­ing the com­mu­nity of Northam. Her fu­ture plans are to at­tend St. Mary’s Univer­sity in Hal­i­fax to study an­thro­pol­ogy. Her ta­lent will be pub­lic speak­ing.

Sa­man­tha MacIn­tyre, daugh­ter of Ken­dra and David MacIn­tryre from Bay­side, is Miss Bay­side. Her fu­ture plans are to at­tend the UNB in Fred­er­ic­ton to study busi­ness. Her ta­lent will be pub­lic speak­ing and demon­strat­ing ex­am­ples of a rugby pass.

Laura Hardy, daugh­ter of Georgina and Lyndon Hardy from Foxley River is rep­re­sent­ing Green Park Camp­ground. Her fu­ture plans are to at­tend King’s Col­lege in Hal­i­fax to study jour­nal­ism. Her ta­lent will be singing and play­ing gui­tar.

Bri­anna Brad­shaw, daugh­ter of Ca­role and Ja­son Brad­shaw from Free­land is rep­re­sent­ing the Free­land Women’s In­sti­tute. Her fu­ture plans are to at­tend Hol­land Col­lege to study in the den­tal as­sis­tant pro­gram and then to con­tinue her ed­u­ca­tion to be­come a den­tal hy­gien­ist.

The flower girl for this year’s Miss Oys­ter Pearl Pageant is Ad­di­son Ford, the six-year-old daugh­ter of An­drea and Stacey Ford from Mur­ray Road.

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