Shannon Harris Crowned Miss Universe Barbados 2016
Shannon Harris was crowned as Miss Universe Barbados 2016 on September 17, 2016 in the grand finale held in Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Shannon Harris will be making Barbados’s comeback at Miss Universe pageant after a hiatus of eight years as she will represent Barbados at Miss Universe 2016 pageant, whereby Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach of Philippines will crown her successor.
During the same event, Jamilah Forde was titled as the first runner up and Christina Yearwood was adjudged as the second runner up. Completing the Top 5 finalists were Anique Herbert and Ukweli Wilson.
This year fifteen candidates vied for the title of Miss Universe Barbados. Miss Barbados Universe sent its first contestant to Miss Universe in 1978 and has sent 11 delegates between 1978 and 2005. They have never sent a delegate for more than 5 years in a row. Crown Events Inc. with National Director Brian Green are the new management of the franchise of Miss Universe Barbados.
Barbados is yet to win its first Miss Universe crown. Do you think Shannon Harris has what it takes to be the next Miss Universe?