By MUKWIMA CHILALA
The Prestigious Miss Mary Queen of Peace made a return last weekend after a long hiatus due to COVID 19 .
The long standing event was held along with a family funfair that saw parents , pupils and other members of the community come together to enjoy in other activities .
And 16 year-old Chola Matanda was crowned Miss Mary Queen of Peace 2023 after weaning off competition from Luyando Hamalumbo and Dimercia Nkashama who were crowned first and second princess respectively.
In the Juniors category saw 11 year old Hanna Maunga scoop the first prize beating Joy Ngonga and Taphiwa Inambao who came out first and second princess.
Chiteu Chipungu was crowned Miss Personality in the Second category while 10 year old Anne Marie was crowned Miss Personality in the Junior category .
Ten year old Keisha Nanyangwe was also crowned Miss Charitable 2023 which is a new category.
The organizing Committee of the MQP led by former Miss Zambia Precious Mumbi awarded a one year scholarship to both Miss MQP Junior and Senior courtesy of the school management.
First runner up for both Junior and Senior were awarded with a half a year scholarship while the second runner up in both categories were awarded a on term scholarship each .
The school also awarded all finalists of the peagent with discounts in school fees .