. The four contestants are Jennifer
Fiore, Sofia Guerra, Emmy Marin and Kenisha Young.
winner of the popularity contest will be determined by the contestant with the
most votes. For each penny donated to a particular contestant, a point will be
awarded to her name, thus the candidate with the most money at the end of the
night will be declared the winner. Throughout the evening, Lichi's Box will
entertain and the attendees will have the chance to engage in various fun games
like Tombola, Fish Pond, 7-Up and Under, etc. To liven-up the evening, the San
Pedro Dance Company will also perform some of their newest dances. The fun will
commence at 7:00 p.m. and admission is free.
Sixteen year-old Jennifer Fiore is a Fourth Form student at San Pedro High
School who has a deep passion for water sports, especially diving. Last year,
Miss Fiore was first runner-up at the Miss San Pedro Pageant. She always enjoys
Carnival, especially the elaborate costumes used during the parade.
Sofia Guerra is a fourteen year-old, Second Form student
at San Pedro High School. She enjoys dancing and singing. Being born in San
Pedro, Sofia says that Carnival is a part of her and she enjoys it every year to
the fullest. One of the things she enjoys the most is the comparsas and having a
great time painting with her friends. "I enjoy being a part of celebrations that
are directly related to my hometown such as Carnival. That is why I chose to be
part of this contest. It also gives me time to have fun with the rest of the
contestants," commented Sofia.
Emmy Marin is
a seventeen year-old Third Form Commercial student at San Pedro High School. She
is a resident of Caye Caulker Village who enjoys dancing, singing and sports.
Although she has not experienced much of San Pedro's famous Carnival, she hopes
that through her participation in this contest she will be able to learn more
about this grand event.
Kenisha Young is a fourteen
year-old First Form student at San Pedro High School. She enjoys basketball and
volleyball, and is also a fan of Carnival. Through this contest, she hopes to
achieve a personal goal she is working for.
The San Pedro
Carnival Committee invites all residents and visitors to join in the
celebrations and support their favorite candidate. As mentioned above, this
affair will only be the beginning of what is expected to be one of San Pedro's
biggest Carnivals ever. An update on the entertainment and celebrations will be
printed in future issues of the San Pedro Sun.