The competition was fierce and filled with glitz and glamour, however, after the Pagent in statements released via social media, Mrs Turnbull said she was proud to have represented the territory.
"The competition is over but the journey continues. I am so proud to have represented the BVI and to do so knowing that my entire BVI was behind me. congratulations to the new queen, I know that you will fulfil your duties with honour, dignity and beauty," she said.
Throughout the competition, Mrs Turnbull had been in the spotlight and copped the 'Woman of Excellence Award'.
That award is regarded as one of the most prestigious of the event, according to Founder and Director of WIN BVI, Alicia Green. Ms Green was also awarded Director of the Year, the first time the Virgin Islands has won that accolade.
Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.