Emma Byrne of Mission has been crowned Miss British Columbia Job’s Daughter for 2021-22.
The cape and crown were passed to Byrne last month in a socially distanced crowning ceremony.
The pageant competition is usually held over a week, and features a written exam about the organization, a personal interview, a presentation of a memorized speech, and a pageant comprised of public speaking and on-stage questions.
This year, due to Covid-19, the pageant was held virtually, with the winner announced at the annual conference, also hosted online.
Byrne, who has been a member of the group for almost 10 years, scored top marks in all categories. For the next year, she will represent the Job’s Daughters of British Columbia as the provincial youth leader.
While the first few months of travel as Miss BCJD will be virtual, Byrne is hopeful that she can continue to meet members of the youth group across the province in person, when it is safer to do so.
Her goal this year is to show the world what the group is all about.
“I feel like the public only gets to see maybe 10 per cent of what I’ve had the opportunity to experience. What they don’t see is the countless friendships I’ve made,” said Byrne.
Byrne will be representing British Columbia in the annual Miss International Job’s Daughter Pageant in July of this year, as they host their first ever virtual pageant.
She will be competing against approximately 50 other young women from around the world.
You can follow Emma’s travels on Instagram @mbcjdemma
About Job’s Daughters:
Job’s Daughters is an international, leadership youth group for girls between the ages of 10 and 19. The group teaches girls self-confidence and teamwork skills, all while improving their public speaking skills. The members gain volunteer experience, earn scholarships, have the opportunity to travel (both locally and internationally), and make lifelong friends.
Currently, Job’s Daughters has members in Canada, the United States, Australia, the Philippines, and Brazil.