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Miss Cayman Islands Universe 2020 Mariah Tibbetts officially crowned

Miss Cayman Islands Universe 2020 Mariah Tibbetts officially crownedMariah Tibbetts has been officially crowned as Miss Cayman Islands Universe 2020 on Saturday, September 26 at the Grand Old House in South Sound.

The 26-year-old certified public accountant from Bodden Town was announced last July to succeed Kadejah Bodden due to the cancellation of this year’s pageant amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

For her prize, Mariah receives a 2019 Kia Forte and the opportunity to represent her country at the 69th Miss Universe pageant to be held next year.

The star-studded event hosted by the Miss Cayman Islands Universe Committee was also attended by her family, friends, and other beauty queens.

In a post on social media, she wrote a thank you message to everyone who showed her support. She said: “It’s been a long road to get to this point, but it doesn’t stop here. I have so many emotions and so many words I would like to say but I really just want to express all of my gratitude. I am so grateful to all of you,” she wrote in a post on social media.”

Miss Cayman Islands Universe 2020 Mariah Tibbetts officially crowned

Photos: AJ Conolly / Miss Cayman Islands Universe