Sashing of Leslassa Armour Shillingford for Miss Dominica 2013
A vegetarian Leslassa Armour Shillingford is now Miss Anchorage and Auto Trade 2013.
A sashing ceremony was held at the Dominica Festivals Committee’s office on Friday January 4th, 2013.
Miss Shillingford is now fully sponsored by the Anchorage Hotel and Auto Trade Ltd, along with other sponsors including Elima’s Shop and Bar in Loubiere, Dominica Marine Center and Optical Services.
According to Ms. Shillingford’s Chaperone, Ms. Carla Armour, various members of the communities that Leslassa represents wanted to sponsor her and this is where the idea for the joint sponsorship came from.
The Anchorage Hotel is proud to be sponsoring Ms. Shillingford.
Managing Director of the Anchorage Hotel, Ms. Yvonne Armour, says Miss Shillnigford is an excellent person promote the hotel because she has travelled and worked with trade shows around the Caribbean and knows the product inside out.
The Miss Dominica Contestant recently completed a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Canada, and she has won awards for Best Contribution to Dance, the most senior award for Fine Character, Scholarship and Sportsmanship.
Ms. Armour believes that Ms. Shillingford has painted a beautiful picture for whom they would want to sponsor.
Miss Anchorage and Auto Trade, Ms. Leslassa Armour Shillingford is very honoured to be sponsored by Dominica home grown businesses and everyday people in her communities.
She pledges to represent Dominica to the best of her abilities and with the consideration of the Dominican people as well.
The Miss Dominica Pageant is scheduled for February 8th 2013.