As if she was destined to make history, Ms. Hananatu Tunis, a New York resident snatched the Miss Liberia USA 2008 Crown Friday night at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in the heart of Philadelphia.
The annual Miss Liberian pageant is hosted by the illustrious women of the Liberia United Women in Progress (LUWIP), and it coincides with the celebration of Liberia’s 161st Independence Day on July 26th.
Pageant winner Ms. Hananatu TunisEight women representing their respective states put up a fabulous show as they tried to win the prestigious Miss Liberia 2008 crown. The show began with the Queens stepping on stage in their elegant African attires.
Under the watchful eyes of judges led by former Liberian arch national goalie and community activist, D. Zeogar Wilson, eight beautiful women, including Miss Ophelia Chulu of California, Miss Maima Harriet Badio of Pennsylvania, Miss Geogetta Wade Jarba-Wayne of Michigan, Miss Cassandra Zoewi Bornstein-Baylor of Texas, Miss Korvi Wanga Kamara of Maryland, Miss Alida Wilson of New Jersey and Miss Belloh Paulette Julius of Georgia participated in various aspects of the pageant.
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The audience stands during the Liberian National Anthem
The 2008 contestants pose for the judges during
Miss Michigan preforms for the Judges during the talent competion.
Miss New York is announce Miss Liberia in the US
Congratulations Halminatu wishing you a successful pageant year!!!