How Senior One Student Nagawa Linda Beat Hundreds To Win Mirinda Miss Teen 2016

The Mirinda Miss Teen contest dubbed ‘The Selfie’ edition has been tight right from start. However young Linda Nagawa from Seetah High emerged overall winner beating the 7 other finalists who had to go through a rigorous procedure of winning in the preliminaries as they themselves also beat hundreds from different participating schools across the country to make it to the grand finale.

The process which started in May at an official launch at Garden City Rooftop in Kampala attracted several teens who gave it a shot straight away as they took part in several activities. The teens have been given the freedom to express themselves freely and unveil their talents while having fun which is the Mirinda tradition.

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The 8 finalists line up before winner is decalred

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MC Tanha poses with the winner and her runners-up

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During the finals which were held on Saturday at UMA show grounds, Linda a senior one student from Seetah High, excelled and impressed the Judges trough out in most of the activities that included Singing, rapping, dance, catwalk and fashion as well as the Question and answer sessions. She was confident and close to perfect in the activities she took part in scoring highly especially during the QnA session.

“We have decided the winner basing on her overall performance in the activities of the day and looked at creativity, confidence and ability to express one’s self while having fun” said  Lindah  Guhirwa one of the Judges while announcing the overall winner.

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Miss Fashionista contestants and their designers showcase their styles

Other winners of the day included, Namutebi Betty from Horizon Campus of St.Lawrence who won Miss Fashionista after exhibiting excellent cat walking skills on the run-way while showcasing a lovely locally designed dress by her fellow student made from Kitenge fabric.
“The Dynamics” dance group from St.Joseph’s School Nsambya emerged winners of ‘Miss PlayHard 2016’ awarded to the best dance crew who exhibited a mix of talent, entertainment and fun in their presentations. Kisakye Priscilla had the best idea according to the judges to win ‘Miss Ambitious 2016’. All the winners walked away with gift hampers from sponsors Mirinda and entertainment was from Levixone, Fille Mutony and Mun G among others.

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Miss Ambitious winner  Kisakye Priscilla who had the best idea receives her prize money


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