Nuriyyih Gerrard crowned Miss World Guyana 2016
Nuriyyih Gerrard was crowned as the winner of Miss World Guyana 2016 last night at the conclusion of the national pageant finale. The contest was held at the Parc Rayne Hall, Georgetown. She hails from East Coast Demerara and battled out 9 other contestants to claim the title of Miss World Guyana 2016. Nuriyyih Gerrard succeeds Miss World Guyana 2015, Lisa Punch, who was the winner of Talent Round and a Top 10 finalist at Miss World 2015 held in Sanya, China. Co-incidentally Nuriyyih also won Talent round in her national finale. She will now represent Guyana at Miss World 2016.
A the same event, Treasure James was crowned as first runner-up and Najuma Nelson was crowned as the second runner-up., Nuriyyih Gerrard is a Radio Jockey at Guyana’s 94.1 Boom FM. She is also the co-host of “Jumpstart Morning Show”, which is a popular show Guyana. She is also a poet and theatre actress. Nuriyyih chose Mental Health improvisation as her Beauty with a Purpose Project for the pageant, which she will continue for Miss World as well.
Fast Track Results
Beauty With A Purpose Winner: Marva Langevine
Sports and Fitness Winner: Ariella Basdeo
Talent Winner: Nuriyyih Gerrard
Multimedia Winner: Divya Yabindranauth
Best Interview: Najuma Nelson
Top Model: Ashmini Ramnauth
People’s Choice Award: Divya Yabindranauth
Photogenic Award: Divya Yabindranauth
Best Evening Gown: Treasure James