Kathlyn Archibald-Drew crowned Miss British Virgin Islands 2021

20 Oct 2021 | Angelique Reyes

The Miss British Virgin Islands organization hosted its coronation ceremony for the 2021 edition of Miss British Virgin Islands on 17 October 2021, at the Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium in the H. Lavity Stoutt Comunity College (HLSCC) at Paraquita Bay, Tortola in the Virgin Islands. Stunning delegates from all over the country competed for the national crown and an opportunity to represent the country at the upcoming edition of Miss World pageant. Kathlyn Archibald-Drew was crowned as Miss British Virgin Islands 2021 at the end of the event finale. She also won the Miss Intellect award at the pageant. She succeeds Miss British Virgin Islands 2019 Rikkiya Brathwaite for the title as the pageant could not be held last year due to COVID-19.

Miss British Virgin Islands 2021 Kathlyn Archibald-Drew’s court includes-

First runner-up: Jareena Penn

Second runner-up: Sylvana Charles


Kathlyn Archibald-Drew crowned Miss British Virgin Islands 2021


The 20-year-old is currently a student at Howard University and publishes her thoughts on her blog,” Thatssokathlyn.com”, where she talks about all things, from literature to economics. You name it! She is also passionate about creating music and has her own YouTube channel where she’s been uploading music covers since 2019.

In an emotional post, she wrote,” Words cannot begin to describe how shocked yet elated I felt being crowned Miss British Virgin Islands last evening.

Thank you to all my sponsors and supporters for everything you have done funding and encouraging me throughout this experience. Thank you to my family and friends for your overwhelming love and support on a daily basis.”

She continued,” My BVI this is not just about the crown but about taking us to higher heights where we can preserve and share our rich history and prosperous culture. Our work begins.”

Kathlyn Archibald-Drew will now represent the Islands at the 70th Miss World competition to be held in Puerto Rico, where reigning Miss World, Toni-Ann Singh will crown her successor on December 16,2021 at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico, José Miguel Agrelot.

Congratulations to the newly crowned queen!