Laura Matrazzo, Miss Metrolina, was crowned Miss North Carolina 2018 at Raleigh’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Matrazzo’s platform was “Money Talks: Student-Focused Principles of Financial Management” and performed a tap dance to “Ready for a Miracle” by Patti LaBelle. She is the daughter of Chuck and Beth Matrazzo of Chapel Hill. The Top 5 Candidates... Continue Reading →
Miss Tupelo, Asya Branch, was crowned Miss Mississippi 2018 at the conclusion of the pageant held Saturday night, June 23 at the Vicksburg Convention Center after three nights of preliminary competitions and the final round of competition. Branch, of Booneville, is the 20-year-old daughter of Kristal and Anthony Branch and just completed her sophomore year... Continue Reading →
24-year-old Adrianna David, who competed as Miss Charm of the Chesapeake, was crowned Miss Maryland on Saturday evening at the Maryland Theater in Hagerstown, Maryland. She will compete at the 2019 Miss America competition in September. David sang "You've Got Possibilities" in a musical-theater style as her talent. She was previously Miss Maryland USA in... Continue Reading →
Holli' Conway took the crown as Miss Louisiana 2018 Saturday night, June 23 after competing for the Miss Louisiana title for 3 years. She will compete at the national finals of Miss America in September. Conway competed in track and field and thought of herself as a tomboy, even though she was majoring in theater... Continue Reading →
Isabel Ticlo was crowned Miss Arizona 2018 at the conclusion of the pageant held Saturday night. She will represent the Grand Canyon State at this year's Miss America competition scheduled for September 9 in Atlantic City. Ticle graduated Summa Cum Laude from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and a member... Continue Reading →
24-year-old Allison Farris was crowned Miss District of Columbia 2018 at the conclusion of the pageant held Sunday night at the Arena Stage in Washington, DC. Farris will compete at the 2019 Miss America competition in Atlantic City on September 9. She attended The University of Alabama. Her platform is "Women in Technology: Developing Futures"... Continue Reading →
Miss Wood Violet Tianna Vanderhei was crowned Miss Wisconsin 2018 on Saturday night at the conclusion of the 2018 Miss Wisconsin Scholarship Pageant at Alberta Kimball Auditorium in Oshkosh. Vanderhei's platform is "Let's Talk: Skill Sets 4 Success." She performed a contemporary dance to "Lean on Me" for her talent.
Miss Greater Salt Lake, Jesse Craig, was crowned Miss Utah 2018. She will compete at Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City on September 9. Craig was also the winner of the preliminary Lifestyle and Fitness. She received a $200 scholarship for her award. Jesse is a Senior at the University of Utah majoring in English with Honors... Continue Reading →
Carrie Wintle, of Iroquois, was crowned Miss South Dakota 2018 by last year's winner, Miranda Mack, during the 72nd annual Miss South Dakota Pageant Saturday at the Mueller Civic Center in Hot Springs. She will represent South Dakota this September at the national finals of Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City.
22-year-old Matti-Lynn Chrisman, of Cambridge, was crowned Miss Ohio 2018 at the conclusion of the pageant on aturday night at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield. Chrisman, who competed as Miss Maple City, dazzled the judges and captured the crown after her third try. Madeline Carter of Berea, Miss Clayland 2018, was named first runner-up. She... Continue Reading →