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Che-Raina Warner Crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2016-2017

Che-Raina Warner was crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2016-2017 at the 36th Annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition held Saturday, March 26, at the Reichhold Center for the Arts on St. Thomas. 

“I am humbled to attain such a prestigious title and intend to discharge my duties with humility, grace and utmost UVI Buccaneer pride,” Warner said. “I look forward to being an esteemed ambassador for my University for 2016-2017.”

She continued, “My heart is enveloped with gratitude to the almighty God, my extended family and close friends, pageant consultants, professors, stakeholders of the Miss UVI Ambassadorial Pageant and the University of the Virgin Islands at large. Through their outpouring of love, assistance and concern, I became victorious.” 

 Warner, a junior communication major originally from St. Kitts, aspires to become a news anchor/reporter.  She will use her skills as a communication major to promote her platform – “The Beauty Myth,” for which she has dubbed the campaign D.R.E.A.M.S. - Developing a Realm of Educated Ambitious Motivated Sisters. “I believe that my platform coincides well with the current goal of the University, to boost enrollment,” she said. More information is available on the Media Section of the UVI website – - and from this direct link.