September 2018

Bachelorette of the Year 2018 Nominee, Vanessa Stewart

Author: Special to CH2

Vanessa Stewart
Age: 35
Occupation: Dental Hygienist
Hometown: Clinton, Michigan

First thing you do every morning?
Shut my alarm off, cuddle my dog, and brush my teeth.

What is something unusual about you?
I have to match all my clothing, including socks, etc. My kids may hate me one day.

Who in your life do you trust the most?
GOD

What are you afraid of?
Sharks!

What motivates you?
The desire to make others happy.

If you could switch places with anyone for a day who would it be?
Someone with cancer so i have a better understanding on how hard life is for them. So, whenever i think my life is hard/bad, it would remind how blessed i am to have my health.

If you could leave right now, where would you go?
Anywhere in the Caribbean.

Where is your favorite spot in Hilton Head or Bluffton?
Sitting in a pool looking out at the May River or/and ocean.

Do you have a favorite holiday tradition?
Watching Home Alone with my friends/family, a full belly and a lit Christmas tree.

Would money buy you happiness?
No, but it would be nice to pay off my student loans.

What are two of your strengths?
Mentally strong and very goal-oriented.

Person you most look up to.
My grandpa Stewart- he was always so loving and cared about his family. He never judged.

How do you spend your free time?
In the sun with my friends and their kids, all my family is out of state so i cherish my friends. They are my family.

Are you spiritual or religious? If so, how?
Both, i am a non denominational christian, but also spiritual because I’m a lover for life.

Do you have a pet? If so, what kind and name?
Silky Yorkie, Tucker Marie

Cat or Dog? Dog
Heels or Flats? Flats
Cook or Eat Out? Cook

What is your drink of choice?
Corona Light and Jager Bombs.

Give us three words your friends might use to describe you
Giver, Caring, Sweet

What would you say your greatest accomplishment thus far is?
Putting myself through dental hygiene school!

Would you say you are a leader or a follower?
Leader

There is a mandatory evacuation for the Lowcountry- what do you not leave home without?
Tucker, my brother’s ashes, my favorite family photo.

Favorite local bar or restaurant.
Tiki Hut

Charity you would like to play for:
Any Length Recovery

Why does this charity mean so much to you?
After loosing my brother to an overdose, I’ve become a huge anti-opioid advocate. I believe this charity/rehab center helps addicts after they get clean they help them start a new life of clean living.


  1. I met this lady on a cruise a couple years ago. She was so nice and immediately became a friend. She has a very kind soul and I’m so happy I got to meet her!


    — Kendracody    Aug 30, 10:01 am   

  2. Vanessa is truly amazing! I don’t know her well but I do know she described herself to a T and definitely deserves to win!


    — Nikki Rhinesmith    Aug 30, 12:34 pm   

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