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Sharie deCastro relishing Miss BVI experience

The reigning Miss BVI, Sharie deCastro, is relishing the opportunities being presented as the holder of the prestigious crown. Miss deCastro was last spotted at the opening of the Domestic Violence Awareness Conference on October 12, 2012 at the St. George’s Anglican (Episcopal) Church on Main Street where she delivered a powerful poem on the subject “Domestic Violence” in which she sought to inspire and empower women of such abuse. Photo: Reuben Stoby/VINO
Miss deCastro, a 4th generation Virgin Islander, was crowned Miss BVI 2012/2013 on August 5. Photo: VINO
Miss deCastro, a 4th generation Virgin Islander, was crowned Miss BVI 2012/2013 on August 5. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The reigning Miss BVI, Sharie deCastro, has been busier than a bee attending endless functions but is nevertheless relishing the opportunities being presented as the holder of the prestigious crown.

Miss deCastro, a 4th generation Virgin Islander, was crowned Miss BVI 2012/2013 on August 5.

Virgin Islands News Online was able to catch up with the radiant queen at the recent Miss BVI Talented Teen Scholarship Pageant to get her comments on the experience so far as Miss BVI.

“It has been really amazing opportunity to meet people and to promote the BVI culture and heritage,” was the prompt response of Miss deCastro.

The new Miss BVI had captured the majority of prizes on offer including Miss Congeniality, the People's Choice award, Miss Poised, Best Talent, Best BVI Promotional Speech, Best Personal Interview and Miss Intellect. Miss deCastro also won for herself a car, scholarship, trip with the BVI Tourist Board and $5,000 in wardrobe.

And of course we asked the queen her thoughts on the Miss BVI Talented Teen Pageant 2012. “I think it was a very enjoyable pageant, very fair, the young ladies displayed a lot of talent, poise and intellect as well and I am really happy for Kamyce Penn (Miss BVI Talented Teen 2012). I consider her to be a little sister... She is a very close friend of mine.”

Meanwhile, Miss deCastro was last spotted at the opening of the Domestic Violence Awareness Conference on October 12, 2012 at the St. George’s Anglican (Episcopal) Church on Main Street where she delivered a powerful poem on the subject “Domestic Violence” before whisking off to another function.

30 Responses to “Sharie deCastro relishing Miss BVI experience”

  • Tootie (14/10/2012, 09:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Most fit to wear our crown. Can you picture any other? Don't think so
    • ... (14/10/2012, 13:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      could not agree with you more 'Tootie', Sharie was the only one who answered the question with sense at her show. She deserved this crown hands down!
      • jtv (14/10/2012, 22:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Sharie you are off to a great start always keeping your people at heart and motivating us. I know long after the crown has been passed on you still will be remembered as the best Miss BVI in the history of this pargent!
        • Indigenous (16/10/2012, 18:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          Best....... far reaching she has some big shoes to fill following our last Miss BVI. My biggest issue is that she lacks the charm and poise of a Miss BVI. Work in progress is all I can say!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • yellow (14/10/2012, 10:08) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Ms. de Castro will be the best Miss BVI ever in the history of the BVI and yea I love it that she is also indigenous...the people were yawing for a Queen we could call our own…GO GIRL WE ARE SO PROUD!
  • where (14/10/2012, 14:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    was she when her grandparents celebrated all those years being happily married?
    • high home (14/10/2012, 14:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      she was right there hater....
      • ccc (14/10/2012, 22:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        We are all proud of you Sharie, you have indeed made a difference in this territory in your short regin. Keep up the leadership skills you possess and continue to be a good example for us all young and old.....
    • to: where (14/10/2012, 23:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      go Sharie!!! Just keep your head up and remember haters are your motivators. They'll get over it soon....
    • To where (15/10/2012, 00:11) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

      She was in the classroom where she belongs..teaching

      • where (15/10/2012, 09:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        who is telling lies, you or high home?
        • The Rhymers (15/10/2012, 11:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

          To Where - It is none of your business where Sharie de Castro was when her grandparents - William and Josephine celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary. But since you are so nosey - The Rhymers will tell you where she was. She was at Round Hill with her grandparents when they celebrated their anniversary on September 25th, 2012. She was the one grandchild making jokes and having fun with her grandparents and we all had an enjoyable time with them. "Where" because you did not see a photo of her on the news sites you drew your own conclusions. You need to mind your own business and find something constructive to blog on.
          The Rhymers

  • John public (14/10/2012, 14:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    What a lucky girl, to always have the support of the public.
  • Joe Joe (14/10/2012, 22:11) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I, for one, am proud of Ms. de Castro's accomplishments thus far as Miss BVI. At last we have a queen that we can call our own... what a pretty gem!
  • yadda yadda (15/10/2012, 10:05) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    really dont see her going to miss universe. people will laugh at the BVI
    • to yadda yadda (15/10/2012, 17:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      All the hate in the world will not change the facts that she is beautiful, talented and got smarts..and yes she is going to Miss universe and will place trust me on this one...we love her... she is the best Miss BVI every
      • Well............. (16/10/2012, 18:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        She is from here but to be honest she is not the type......I also want to add she needs to revamp her wardrobe. She looks too plain whenever I see her. I like her but as my queen I cant agree. She needs to look the part!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
        • Strupes (17/10/2012, 03:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          To Well..... Maybe you need to pay for her to play the part since as of her crowning she has been dipping into her own pocket to play the part as Miss BVI. I'll bet my last dollar your wardrobe ain't no better than hers.; or are you must be one of those who over dress to go on the beach and look the same at every function you attend.
          • Hmmm (17/10/2012, 15:37) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
            That is not our issue, I agree with well she needs to look the part, every time I see her she looks underdressed. I mean even when she goes to school she needs to look the part. Put on dome lip gloss, some lipstick SOMETHING. Listen I think she deserved to win, but now she needs to step up to the plate. If she cant transform herself then she needs to stay where she belongs in the classroom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
            • WE THE PEOPLE (18/10/2012, 13:16) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
              TOO HMMMM: Ms. DE CASTRO has no limits so you have no right to pigeon her in any class room. She is our beautiful well deserve indigenous queen and she can be the class room, in the Premier’s office or with the Queen of England. She is all of that and then some now no one can argue with that!
              • SMH (18/10/2012, 14:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
                Some people can't take constructive criticism. You are type that would let the girl walk around with lipstick on her teeth. She looks plain and certainly lacks the charisma that is needed to be a Miss BVI. All you guys say is that she is indigenous, well we the people of the BVI want a queen that looks the part!!!!!!!! SMH
        • DD (18/10/2012, 07:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          "To well...." Ms. Sharie is just find her ward robe is great and she is what a queen should be down to earth but can hang with royalties
  • The Light of the World (15/10/2012, 11:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    To yadda yadda - whether or not you see her going to Miss Universe is irrelevant. Once the good Lord gives her health and strength to attend she will be there. After all she is Miss British Virgin Islands 2012. I am laughing at you right now because I see you as detestable.
    Sharie - "You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven." Mathew 5; 14-16

  • 2alldahaterz (15/10/2012, 12:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Why are people like you allowed to get near a computer?
    • good to geat (17/10/2012, 07:18) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      I have never seen a Miss BVI so hard working an active in her early days of reign. Miss de Castro you have already earn your crown, you have made the BVI proud thus far…keep it up
    • man up (18/10/2012, 07:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      same thing i was thinking...old jelious fool yadaa
  • foxy (15/10/2012, 17:21) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    One of the brightest Miss BVI even more brain than ever
  • loveann (16/10/2012, 09:27) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Good job Sharie. You need to speak out on the Festival Committee they are not treating you right. To The Chairman of the Queen Show committee Ms BVI needs a smaller crown and she needs her car. Who is the official photograher and who is her official hair dresser & make up artist. These things cost money. Could you please get her an official hair dresser etc or give her money to attend to such things. We have a true Queen lets not loose her now.
    • no way (16/10/2012, 13:09) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      oh no the festival committee start this piss again treating the queens like donkey droppings...please she is one of us and take care of her..we are proud that we now have a real Miss BVI...born here

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