There were loud cheers at the Center for National Culture last Saturday when 19 year old Aisha Sayid, a Hospitality Management student from the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) was declared winner of the maiden edition of The Tertiary Queen pageant organized by TAMAZ ENTERTAINMENT.
The 5-week beauty pageant themed “Promoting Talents of Females in Entertainment, The Role of Stakeholders” saw eight ladies battling through catwalk, dance and display of talent for the ultimate prize of cash, cosmetic products, souvenirs and a crown.
The first runner-up position was taken by 20 year old Eshun Fosuah Deborah also from UENR whiles the second runner-up position was taken by 20 year old Patience A. Tweneboah from the Sunyani Nurses Training College.
The ladies were engaged in tasks such as fashion show, talent show and intellectual hunt in which the ladies answered questions thrown to them by the three judges.
Aisha made an act on the influx of western culture in the country and the need for Ghanaians to go back for our rich culture. She lamented how Ghanaians have thrown away our rich culture and its value.
Derby, the first runner up, acted the need for women to be empowered by enacting a play on Yaa Asantewaa.
Pat the second runner up dramatized about a hunter who rescued a rape victim and help her to make something out of her life calling on society to help people out of situations.
The eight contestants were Aisha and Derby from UENR, Pat and Vic from the SNTC, Vanni, Lyna and Mary from the Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) and Phil from the Sunyani Polytechnic.
There were thrilling performances from Nana Kontihene, Kooko, and other rappers from the competing schools. The crowd was also thrilled by a stand-up comedy by a student from UENR.
The event was sponsorsored by Asare Computers, Vovi Products, Harris Inn, Pat Enterprise, Moonlite Hotel and Agya Appiah with Media partners as Space Fm, ARK Fm, Moonlite Fm and Shalom Fm.
Source: Alan T. Boakye-Yeboah