Kelly-Mary Annette was crowned Miss Seychelles 2020 during the finals held December 7 at the International Conference Centre.

The 24-year-old economist bested 10 other finalists for the title and the right to compete at the 60th Miss International beauty pageant in Japan next year. This marks Seychelles’ return to the Miss International pageant after 25 years.

Shannen Henrie and Elsia Françoise were first and second princesses, respectively.

“This is for you my beautiful Seychelles. I will carry you all in my heart throughout this entire reign,” Annette wrote on Instagram.

Seychelles last competed in Miss International in 1995. The archipelago currently ranks 135th in Missosology Big 5 Ranking. Missosology.Org