Vecepia Towery - Marquesas
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Seasons: 1 | Days: 39 | Wins: 1

Survivor: Marquesas (2002) - Winner, 4-3.

  • Received four jury votes to win, 4-3, in Episode 13, "The Sole Survivor" (Day 39).

Vecepia Towery - Career statistics

Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats

Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S4: Marquesas 2.45 13.48 0.18 9 2 12 0.75 3.50 4 7 0.57 1.50 9.38
Career 2.45 13.48 0.18 9 2 12 0.75 3.50 4 7 0.57 1.50 9.38
Vecepia Towery - Challenge record
  • S4 logo Marquesas challenges

    Ep6 IC - Maze

    Tribal/team challenge record (2-for-11; 2 sit-outs):

    • Marquesas Ep. 1 IC: "Outrigger Fire Quest" - Helps carry the canoe, but Maraamu loses big.
    • Marquesas Ep. 2 RC: "Do or Dive" - Not shown diving, but rows the boat; Maraamu loses again.
    • Marquesas Ep. 2 IC: "Marquesan Menu" - Handles her fafaru bobbing, but Maraamu loses the tiebreaker.
    • Marquesas Ep. 3 RC: "Raft Rescue" - Builds and paddles the raft; Maraamu loses once again.
    • Marquesas Ep. 3 IC: "Coconut Maze Race" - Caller for the first point, but Maraamu blows a lead, loses.
    • Marquesas Ep. 4 IC: "Life's a Tapestry" - Now with Rotu; helps move the fabric, and Rotu wins.
    • Marquesas Ep. 5 RC: "Tiki Towers" - Sits out, and somehow, Rotu finally loses a challenge.
    • Marquesas Ep. 5 IC: "Distress Signal" - Because they didn't have Paschal's US flag, Rotu loses again.
    • Marquesas Ep. 6 RC: "Jungle Relay" - Sits out again; Rotu loses again.
    • Marquesas Ep. 6 IC: "Maze" - Helps gather planks, and Rotu wins once more.
    • Marquesas Ep. 9 RC: "Coconut Juice" - Paired with Tammy; makes good progress, but does not win.


    Parang Swing - Ep11 IC

    Individual challenge record (2-for-11): (Mean % finish: 61.5%)

    • Marquesas Ep. 7 IC: "Sea Legs" - Fourth person to drop out (7th/10).
    • Marquesas Ep. 8 RC: "Go Fly a Kite" - One of eight to not get their kite off the ground (tie-2nd/9).
    • Marquesas Ep. 8 IC: "Parang Swing" - Second person out, chopped by Paschal (8th/9).
    • Marquesas Ep. 9 IC: "High Stepping" - Makes it to the final round, but loses to Tammy (2nd/8).
    • Marquesas Ep. 10 RC: "Rock Bottom" - First person eliminated (7th/7).
    • Marquesas Ep. 10 IC: "Virtues of Fire" - Reaches the second fire, but does not win (2nd/7).
    • Marquesas Ep. 11 IC: "Sands of Time" - Survives a showdown with Neleh, and Vee wins! (1st/6).
    • Marquesas Ep. 12 RC: "Second Chance" - Still on the coconut juice as Sean wins (tie-2nd/5).
    • Marquesas Ep. 12 IC: "Marquesan Folklore" - Acquires three tikis, but does not win (tie-3rd/5).
    • Marquesas Ep. 13 F4 IC: "Fallen Comrades" - First to 10 answers, and Vee wins! (1st/4).
    • Marquesas Ep. 13 F3 IC: "Hand on a Hard Idol" - Lasts 4 hrs, 30 min., then negotiates a deal (2nd/3).


    Redemption/Exile Island duel record (0-for-0):

    • Marquesas: None.
Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 2
    Played: 11
    Win%: 0.18
    Sat out: 2
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 2
    Played: 11
    Win%: 0.18
    Mean% Finish: 61.5%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
Vecepia Towery - Tribal Council record
  • S4 logo Marquesas Tribal

    Ep2 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played:

    • Marquesas: None.


    VFB - Votes for the person booted (9/12):


    VAP - Votes against (2):

    • Marquesas, Ep. 10: Two votes, from the General and Tammy.


    Jury votes received (4/7):

    • Marquesas, Ep.13: Received four jury votes, from John Carroll, Tammy Leitner, Robert DeCanio, and Sean Rector, to win, 4-3.
Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 0
    Played: --
    Votes voided: --
  • Voting record
    VFB: 9
    Tribals: 12
    VAP: 2
  • Jury votes
    Made: --
    Received: 4
    Total jurors: 7
Vecepia Towery - Pictures
  • S4 logo Marquesas image gallery
Vecepia Towery - Interviews
  • S4 logo Marquesas interviews

    Pre-game interviews

    • None found.


    Post-game interviews

    • Rob Cesternino & Teresa Cooper at RHAP (1/19/20): "Talking with T-Bird: Vecepia Towery"
    • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (6/24/20): "Black Voices of Survivor: Roundtable Wednesday, June 24"
    • Dalton Ross at (1/22/21): "Survivor Quarantine Questionnaire: Vecepia Towery on why her gameplay was 'worthy of the win'"
Vecepia Towery - Bio
  • S4 logo Marquesas bio

    Official CBS Marquesas bio excerpts (circa January, 2002):


    "Born in Portland, Oregon, Vecepia "Vee" Towery attended Grant High School and Portland Community College before receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services with minors in Sociology and Psychology from Troy State University in Alabama.


    Towery currently works as an office manager for a software development company. A former member of the United States Air Force, Towery spent several years in Soesterberg, The Netherlands, while on active duty. She was assigned to the 32nd Security Police Squadron and was the base D.A.R.E. and Crime Prevention Officer. She was awarded the base Airman of the Year honors and inducted into the United States Air Forces Europe Sports Hall of Fame in the first year of its conception. She finished her Air Force career in the Reserves stationed in Portland, Oregon; Montgomery, Alabama; and Marietta, Georgia. After leaving the military, Towery worked as an administrative assistant, information specialist and events coordinator/executive secretary.


    Towery enjoys dancing, basketball, volleyball, and tennis, working with young girls and writing poetry.


    Towery currently resides in Hayward, Calif. with her fiancé, Leander, and his dog Kunta. Her birth date is Dec. 9."