A 24-year old student of Bolgatanga Polytechnic, Ms Bernice Lariba Kumassey has been crowned winner of the Upper East (UE) @50 Beauty Pageant at the Bolgatanga Catering Rest House.
Bernice, who emerged 1st runner-up at the Municipal level contest, beat 16 others to the crown. The Beauty Pageant formed part of activities marking the UE @ 50 celebrations.
The first and second runners-up were Ms Paulina Pandorh and Ms. Persis Atubiga.
The contestants, participated in a number of activities including traditional dances, showcasing of various talents, and answered questions from the three judges.