History teacher crowned JCDC Gospel Song Winner

History teacher, Daynea Deacon-Jones is the winner of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Gospel Song Competition for 2018.

Deacon-Jones strong vocals paired with her well-written entry song Worshipper’s Heart, were enough to thrill the audience and judges.

She also took home the sectional prize for Best Musicianship.

Dwight Fearri copped second place with God’s Coverage. He also walked away with the sectional prize for Best Performer.

The third place went to Nigeria-born Adeoluwa Adeoye for his song You Oh Lord.

Sectional prizes were also awarded to Travis-Dean Allen, who received the Spirit of Praise Award; Joelle Notice, the Most Popular on Social Media; and Shaundre Cowan walked away with Best Lyrics and Best Arrangement.