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Gilberte Bussey – Miss Senegal Arizona 2019

Gilberte was born in Ziguinchor, Senegal. In grade school Gilberte had a desire to learn the English language. Growing up she would attend English classes at the British School in Dakar. While still in High School Gilberte had to work to support herself, she took on several roles including tour guide taking guest to see Gorree Island, the place of no return. Gilberte continued to believe that education would lead to a better life and would continue to attend English classes whenever she could. After moving to the United States Gilberte took a course in ESL to adapt to her new country before enrolling in Central Arizona College. Gilberte has completed her Associates degree and is currently studying for the HESI test and completing the requirements for applying to the nursing program at Central Arizona College.