Tons of great females and males showed off their talents and poise in pageant competitions in February. Queens were crowing from Oregon to Iowa to North Carolina to Alaska. Here are just a few of the winners last month. Visit The Pageant Planet on Facebook for a recap of all the newly crowned titleholders.
Top 10 February Crowning Moments
10. Miss Pierce County’s Outstanding Teen 2017, Charissa Bacon
This soccer player and cultural advocate won Miss Pierce County’s Outstanding Teen 2017 and is preparing to compete for Miss Washington Outstanding Teen in May. She won over $2,000 in scholarship awards, including the Miss Congeniality and 4 Points of the Crown. She also won the Teen’s People Choice Award.
9. International Junior Miss Pacific Northwest Petite Princess, Harper Wrisley
Harper won the title of International Junior Miss Pacific Northwest Petite Princess. She looks absolutely adorable in her bright purple evening gown, and we can’t help but smile when seeing her crowning moment face! Harper proves you are never too young to win a pageant. Congrats, Harper! (Read: Why Sisterhood Is Important in Pageantry And How To Create It)
8. Miss Culver City, Mandy Bakker
Mandy was among many of other women looking to represent for the southwest part of California. She walked away with scholarship money and coaching as she gets ready for the state competition in July.
7. Mister International, Paul Iskandar
Paul won the honor to represent Lebanon in August. He became the 11th Mister International on February 13th. He is the third man from his country to win the title.
The 24-year-old Paris-born native competed in Lebanon’s version of Dancing With The Stars and is a professional basketball player. (Read: Pageant Question Of The Day: Male Sports Role Models)
6. Young Miss Southeast, Natalie Nordeen
Natalie wowed the judges and took home the crown on February 12th. She was among the winners who collectively won over $14,000 in cash and prizes. The competition prides itself on having judges familiar with the arts and entertainment industries in Georgia and nationwide.
5. Miss Germany, Soraya Kohlman
Soraya will represent Germany at Miss Earth later this year. The 18-year-old beauty queen is a student and model, and she competed against 20 other women when she walked away with the crown on February 18th. The judges for the Miss Germany pageant consisted of popular media personalities. (Read: Top 10 International Pageant Systems of 2016)
4. Miss Capital, Charity Cramer
Charity won Miss Capital on Febraury 5th. She is competing for Miss Delaware in June. One of her first acts as Queen was visiting an elementary school and hosting the Miss Delaware Princess Tea Party as she spread her platform of STEMspiration.
3. Miss Alaska USA 2017, Alyssa London
The first Tlingit Miss Alaska, Alyssa London, is heading to Miss USA this summer. She was just honored as the cultural ambassador for Sealaska Heritage Institute. Her Tlingit name is Yax Adi Yadi, which means “most precious child.”
2. Miss Southeast Iowa 2017, Johannah Vittetoe
Johanna just won Miss Southeast Iowa on February 4th with her clog dancing talent. As Miss Southeast Iowa, she had the opportunity to model for Le Chic Prom & Pageant Boutique at the Gilda’s Red Event. The Miss Iowa pageant is on June 24.
1. Miss Heritage Global, Theodora P. Marais
Theodora won the international pageant on February 18th in Johannesburg, South Africa. The 20-year-old from France beat 50 other women from around the globe. The Miss Heritage pageant is only a year old and was founded on allowing women from all over the opportunity to initiate positive change for the world.
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