Roberts is national singing competition winner

Shania Roberts became the first winner of the National Independence Recording Artists Search Competition on Thursday.

Roberts was chosen from about 80 participants and six finalists.  She was also the People’s Choice Winner in the competition.

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle and Director of Culture Rowena Sutherland joined the 45th National Independence Committee in celebrating Roberts.

The event also recognised runner-ups De’Vaughn Rolle and Destin Pratt.

Pictured (from left) are Member of the Judging and Mentoring team Sammi “Starr” Poitier, Roberts, Rolle, Chairman of the National Independence Secretariat Mark Humes, and Sutherland.  (BIS Photo/Eric Rose)