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Sarai Lawrence, De’Aneysha Hill, T’Jari Moses Crowned St. John Carnival Royalty at 2024 Princess, Prince & Jr. Miss Pageant

  • Janeka Simon
  • June 18, 2024

On Sunday, St. John’s youngest pageant contestants took to the stage to vie for the titles of Princess, Prince and Junior Miss. With four of the five contestants hailing from the Julius E. Sprauve school, the first of the evening to introduce himself to the audience was T’Jari Moses, the sole contestant for Prince this year. T’Jari listed mathematics as his favorite subjects, and basketball and football his preferred sports. Meanwhile, Alaysha Pepen and Sarai Lawrence, competitors for the Princess crown, received thunderous applause during their introductions to the audience. Alaysha listed dance and the cheer squad as her hobbies, and declared herself a lover of maths as well. Meanwhile, Sarai described herself as “filled with unlimited energy and intelligence,” as she endeared herself to the audience.‌ Jr. Miss contestant Jeandelis Santana embodied the character of a flight attendant welcoming audience members to the 70th St. John Celebration, while the only non-Sprauve student De...