Published: Thursday | May 21, 2009

Jamaica-born, multi-award-winning educator Elaine Bryan (centre), with Carolyn Axt, executive director of Leadership Sandy Springs, and Jim Kelley, president, at last Thursday's graduation of the current group of Sandy Springs Georgia Leadership participants. Bryan, a Flair columnist, is the only non-Atlanta native to have been enrolled in the course. She was recruited by Judge Elliott Shoenthal and Councilwoman Karen McEnerny. - Contributed photos

Beautiful and talented festival parish queens are on show all across the island; Jamaicans are shining abroad and Hollywood's fab folk are all the rage at the Cannes Film Festival.

Olympian Asafa Powell has some fun with Bernadette Barrow (centre), assistant general manager, Small and Medium Enterprises, NCB, and Sheree Martin, chief executive officer, NCB Foundation. They were at a press conference held at the NCB Wellness Recreational Centre to highlight NCB Foundation's commitment to sports development with MVP Track and Field Club and Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association.

Twenty-three-year-old librarian at the Hanover Parish Library, Kelonie Noble, was named Miss Hanover Festival Queen 2009 at a parish coronation show held at the Lucea Anglican church hall on Saturday.

Miss Westmoreland Festival Queen 2009, 25-year-old teacher, Chevonese Hutchinson.