MISS VERMONT USA® 2017
Pageant Associates is excited to announce the winners of the 2017 MISS VERMONT USA® competitions. After a weekend that showcased the accomplishments and dedication of young women across the state of Vermont, #16 Madison Cota, age 20 of Bellows Falls was crowned MISS VERMONT USA® 2017. Madison will go on to represent the state of Vermont in the next round of competitions for the prestigious, nationally televised MISS USA pageant.
“As a resident of Vermont, I am incredibly honored to represent the pride and glory of our wonderful state as MISS VERMONT USA® 2017,” said Miss Cota. “Through my participation in the pageants, I am overjoyed at the chance to showcase everything that living in our beautiful state means to me, and I pledge to continue to make Vermont proud.”
The 2017 pageants were held in Stowe, VT, November 19-20, 2016. The Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center served as the venue for all pageant activities. Contestants were judged in three equal categories consisting of Personal Interview; Swimsuit for MISS and Active Wear for TEEN; and Evening Gown. The competitions shined a spotlight on some of the best, brightest and most accomplished young women throughout the state.
Titleholders will travel throughout Vermont making appearances and acting as ambassadors of the state at a variety of charitable events, social functions and more. To stay up-to-date with this year’s Vermont pageant activity, follow the social media hashtags #RoadtotheCrown and #ConfidentlyBeautiful. For more information on future pageants in Vermont, visit www.missvermontusa.net.
Crowned by Neely Fortune, MISS VERMONT USA® 2016, Madison Cota represented Vermont at the 2017 MISS USA® Pageant.
The remainder of the Top 5 included:
• #11 Maia-Jena Allo, age 18 of Colchester
• #15 Erin Connor, age 21 of Bridport
• #23 Joanna Nagle, age 22 of Colchester
• #28 Alyssa Sopenasky, age 25 of Brattleboro
Daniella Doolen, age 20 of White River Junction was voted Miss Congeniality and Joanna Nagle, age 22 of Colchester was named Miss Photogenic.