CWS Foundation rewards Miss Deaf Seychelles
Participants of the first Miss Deaf Seychelles beauty pageant were rewarded with their prizes on Thursday 28th May at the Cable & Wireless Exiles Club. The pageant which took place on 26th April at the international Conference Centre saw the crowning of Miss Shana David – a 24 year old sign language teacher as the first Miss Deaf Seychelles. Under the theme ‘Making Dreams Come True’ the event was organized by the Association of People with Hearing Impairment, backed with the support of sponsors, notably the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation. Speaking at the prize–giving ceremony which was attended by Government Officials, sponsors, relatives and staff of Cable & Wireless, Mr. Charles Hammond – Chief Executive of CWS thanked the organizers and other sponsors who joined the CWS Foundation in making the girls’ dreams come true. "The Miss Deaf Seychelles – a first of its kind will be remembered for a long time. We take pride in what we have achieved with the association and we are indeed very proud to be a partner in this event" he said. "Such an event clearly demonstrates the qualities and abilities the girls possess" he added. Mr. Hammond later presented the cash prizes to the winners and the ceremony was concluded with a cocktail to honor the girls and their entourage.