Maxine Moore, Joy Taylor-Ebanks and Shalynna Crandall were the big winners of the Glamorous Granny Pageant.
Held last Saturday night at Mary Miller Hall, the three were chosen over some of Cayman’s most fashionable grandmothers, fuller figure ladies and modern misses.
Maxine Moore, crowned Glamorous Granny 2008-09, said entering the contest was a lot of fun and gave her the opportunity to make grandmother, who said her favourite charities were the Cayman Islands Humane Society and Cayman Islands Cancer Society, went away with not just a glittering crown, but a trophy, sash, cruise of the eastern Caribbean, a gift certificate for a nerve scan, a fragrance diffuser and a black coral jewellery set.
Dressed in a Cayman straw hat, plaid skirt and wompers, Maxine impressed the judges and audience with the Pirates song Cayman Trilogy written by Brian Wilson.
Cloret Kelly garnered first runner-up, Darene Scott was named second runner-up in addition to capturing the titles Miss Photogenic and Beauty, while Coracita Deer received Best Talent and Annie Litchmore Best in Bown.
Winner of the Fuller Figure Lady was Joy Taylor-Ebanks, who captivated the audience dressed in a stunning turquoise blue evening gown. She was chosen over the crowd favourite Noreen Dixon who received first runner-up and Best in Gown. Second runner-up was Winsome Morrison; Erna-Jane Jackson received Best Talent and Suzette Nelson Miss Photogenic and Best Beauty.
The Modern Miss title went to Shayne Crandall, first runner-up and Best Talent went to Melissa Smith. Chenara Ebanks received second runner-up and Best Beauty. The Miss Photogenic award and Best in Gown titles went to Laverne Ebanks-Warren.