Crowning the fairest of them all

The Walvis Bay Junior Town Council introduced a Miss Pre-Teen competition as part of its annual beauty pageant for teens.

14 July 2019 | Events

Walvis Bay • Leandrea Louw



Dominique Bouwer was crowned Miss Teen Walvis Bay while Malinda Bam was chosen as Miss Pre-Teen Walvis Bay last week.

Ten contestants competed for the Miss Teen Walvis Bay crown and six beauties for the Miss Pre-Teen title, which is a new addition to the annual pageant hosted by the Walvis Bay Town Council.

Participants strutted their stuff wearing theme, casual and evening wear at the event with 'Disco' as theme.

The Miss Pre-Teen first princess was Britney Botha with Emilia ­Silas as second princess, while Miss Teen Walvis Bay first princess was April Hoebes with Chrystal Clark as ­second princess.

Miss Debutante for Miss Teen was Dominique Bouwer, Miss Personality was April Hoebes and Miss Photogenic and Miss Fan's Favourite was Jeryne Arendse.

In Miss Pre-Teen Walvis Bay, ­Beatha Shimooshili was crowned Miss Debutant, Miss Personality was Princess Steven and the Fan's Favourite was Britney Botha.

Judges for the evening were Aina Nghipuilepo (Miss Teen Walvis Bay 2017), Luandro Lawrence (first prince of Mr Walvis Bay 2018), Adri Janse van Rensburg (Miss Universal Namibia 2017), Janine Manuel (Miss Dermatech 2017) and Rowellyn ­Polster, reigning Mr Walvis Bay.

Maurice Hinterholzer, CEO of the Junior Town Council, said this year's Miss Teen beauty pageant really brought the community together, and gave the youth something positive and uplifting to do.

It is also the junior council's biggest fundraising initiative, with proceeds going towards various charity initiatives.

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