Miss Diva Pageant winners announced Nov. 16By Staff Reports Published 1:08pm Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The Miss Diva Pageant was held Nov. 16 at the Theo Ratliff Center.
The winner of the Mini Miss Diva Pageant was Chelsea Irvin, the daughter of Doretha Irvin and Rafe Merriweather of Demopolis. She attends G. P. Austin Head Start in Linden.
Christina Deann Carter was the first runner up and Jewel Johnnae Phillip and Asianna Witherspoon were the second runners up.
The contestants of the pageant were Anescia Leanna Long, Akeria La’Nya McNealey, A’Zariah LaShawn Bullock, D’Miya A. Hawkins, Cassidy Elyse Jones, Trinity L. Clay and Ziona Catlin.
The winner of the Little Miss Diva Pageant was Shanya T. Matthews, the daughter of Felicia Matthews of Demopolis. She attends Westside Elementary School.
Chelsea Jones was the first runner up and Josie Gracie as the second runner up. The contestants were Kemia Charleston, Nautica Mitchell, Ashiana LaShay McNealey, Nyasia Charleston and Jamaria L. Zanders.
The winner of Young Miss Diva Pageant was Zaniya Sewell, the daughter of Kendrick Sewell and Latonya Tate of Linden. Nadia Hall was the first runner up and Mikyta Bryant was the second runner up. The contestants were Bree Janay Coleman, Waleah Jacohl Worthy, Jamelia Zanders and Princess Nigela Herelle.
The winner of the Miss Diva Pageant was Aniya Kunkle, the daughter of Angela Hildreth and John G. Kunkle. She attends U. S. Jones.
The first runner up was Zoe Sewell and the second runner up was Ra’Shelle Irvin. Other winners were:
•Miss Congeniality – Jamaria Zanders
•People’s Choice – Jewel Phillips
•Photogenic – first, Aniya Kunkle; second, Cassidy Jones; and third, Ashiana McNealey