Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Contestant 2012- Miss Grenada



grenadaMiss Grenada- Mellissa DeAllie, 16. Sixteen (16) year old Melissa B. De Allie; from the Spice Isle; Grenada, resides in a little coastal village; Non-Pariel, St. Mark’s. She was born to Henry and Gemma De Allie on 7th January, 1996. Reaping success in the Common Entrance Examinations, she moved on to an institution of secondary education; St. Rose Modern Secondary School. During her tenure at secondary school, she received awards at all form levels for exceptional performance and maintaining the 1st position in class, and she was also awarded for her involvement in co-curricular activities, including; Girl Guides/ Rangers, Choir, Debating Club, Environmental Club, Knowledge Bowl, Latin Dance Group, etc.

She was the President of the Junior Achievement Club and still holds the title of president of the National Student’s Council. She served as house prefect for two years. Melissa participated in the Parish and National Youth Parliament where she was said to have done superb presentations. 

With her passion for writing; she took part in a National Commonwealth essay competition and won 1st place and in an essay competition hosted by the Grenada Postal Corporation and placed 3rd. Her love for debating and public speaking led her to participating in the GRENLEC Inter-Secondary School Debating Competition for 3 years. Melissa was a cheerleader for her 5 years at secondary school. Her general outstanding performance and public speaking skills led to Melissa being selected as the class valedictorian.

This year she attempted the CXC CSEC Examinations and was successful in all 13 subjects with 10 Grade 1’s (8 of which are distinctions), namely; History, Geography, Biology, Principles of Business, Social Studies, English A, Religious Education, Home Economics Management, Clothing & Textile, Food & Nutrition, Spanish, Mathematics and Information Technology.

She is presently attending the T.A. Marryshow Community College; pursuing an Associate Degree in Social Sciences; majoring in Geography, Sociology and Spanish. Her choice of subjects was inspired by her desire to hold a career in the Aviation or Environmental Science field.

She enjoys dramatizing, public-speaking/ debating, dancing, playing the keyboard, steel pan and drums, listening to music, socializing and reading. Also, she has a “deep connection” with nature and the environment; and so often enjoys admiring God’s creation. She is a young lady who is very rooted in her Catholic faith and is an active member of her church choir and youth group. Melissa has lived her life by this her favourite quote; “Do not sacrifice the permanent upon the altar of the temporary”, as she believes that one must be able to secure a bright future by making wise decisions today.


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