By John Denny

Observer Reporter

johndenny@thestkittsnevisobserver.com

(Charlestown, Nevis) – On Sunday, rain failed to thwart a huge crowd that turned out to see the crowning of Miss Culture 2008.

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It was a very close race, but Tanisha Hendrickson, representing Carib Breweries, took the crown with a total of 1,178 points.

Second place fell to Shanyra Richardson who trailed Hendrickson by only two points.

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Miss Hendrickson also won best interview, best swimwear in both the one piece and two piece competition and was voted Miss Photogenic.

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Best evening wear went to Miss Richardson while Shamilla Wilkinson took trophies for Best Ambassadorial and Best Cultural appearal.

Roslyn Berkley won the trophy for Best Promotional Speech.