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Top 10 Crowning Moments of July 2017

Miss United States Contestants reach for the crown, quite literally! Photo: Miss United States.
Miss United States contestants reach for the crown, quite literally! Photo: Miss United States

If you are a pageant girl at heart or just a pageant fan, it is likely that July is one of your favorite months out of the year! Why? Because of all of those national pageants taking place and the need to know every top 5 in every division at every pageant!

July is definitely the month of national pageants in the United States! There are so many pageants that take place that it’s hard to narrow down to only a top 10! All of the girls crowned the month of July are more than deserving of their titles, so make sure to check out our weekly crowning moments on Facebook and Instagram!

Now, here are the top 10 crowning moments of July 2017!

Top 10 Crowning Moments of July 2017

10. Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2017, Lauren Elizabeth Hubbard

When a pageant girl creates her own swimsuit for a pageant and then starts her own swimwear line, what do you expect she does for marketing? Well, she hosts a pageant, of course! Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2017 is the first pageant held by Vizcaya swimwear, the official swimwear sponsor of the Miss Earth United States Pageants. (Read: Vizcaya Swimwear Review)

Miss Vizcaya Swimwear is crowned for the first time. Photo: Vizcaya Swimwear.
Miss Vizcaya Swimwear is crowned for the first time. Photo: Vizcaya Swimwear

9. Miss USA Ambassador Pre-Teen 2017, Emma Marie Cook

Having a mother that competed at Miss America means that you have some pretty big pageant shoes to fill. However, that wasn’t a problem for this preteen. Her reaction to winning says it all! (Read: Former Miss USA’s Daughter Is Competing In Miss USA 2017)

Emma Marie Cook is crowned Miss USA Ambassador Pre-Teen. Photo: Personal Facebook.
Emma Marie Cook is crowned Miss USA Ambassador Pre-Teen. Photo: Personal Facebook

8. Miss England 2017, Stephanie Hill

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try and try and try again! It took this British Beauty four times to capture the coveted Miss England crown! She will now fulfill her dreams and compete in the Miss World pageant. (Read: How Staying Consistent in Pageantry Can Win You The Crown)

Miss England 2017 will compete in the 2017 Miss World pageant. Photo: Miss England organization.
Miss England 2017 will compete in the 2017 Miss World pageant. Photo: Miss England organization

7. Miss Teen Galaxy 2018, Misha Grimes

Miss Teen Galaxy 2018 is Misha Grimes! Beautiful on the inside and out, and a vision in this blue gown! I absolutely love it and cannot wait for her reign ahead! (Read: Miss Teen Galaxy 2018 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?)

Misha Grimes is Miss Teen Galaxy 2018. Photo: Miss Galaxy Pageants.
Misha Grimes is Miss Teen Galaxy 2018. Photo: Miss Galaxy Pageants

6. Miss United States 2017, Rachael Todd

She’s beauty and she’s grace, she’s Miss United States! The United States national pageants have become the epitome of beauty, class and sophistication, and not to mention a coveted title among contestants. This fiery redhead was able to win over the judges to win the prestigious title. (Read: How to Style Red Hair for a Pageant)

Miss United States is crowned. Photo: Miss United States.
Miss United States is crowned. Photo: Miss United States

5.  Miss Black US Ambassador 2017, LeighAnna Kingvalsky

The Miss Black US Ambassador pageant is a system designed to uplift women of color. It gives young African-American women the opportunity to serve as ambassadors in their communities. LeighAnna Kingvalsky is a native of Louisiana. (Read: Halle Berry and Other Black Women Who Broke Barriers In The World of Pageantry)

Miss Black US Ambassdor titleholder 2016, 2015, and 2014 crown the new Miss Black US Ambassador 2017. Photo: Miss Black US Ambassador
Miss Black US Ambassdor titleholder 2016, 2015, and 2014 crown the new Miss Black US Ambassador 2017. Photo: Miss Black US Ambassador

4. International Junior Miss 2017, Haley Pontius

International Junior Miss an international pageant system that awards scholarships to its winners. The winners also get to travel around the world during their reign. We hope the beautiful Haley has her passport ready! (Read: Top 10 Evening Gowns from International Junior Miss 2017)

The newly crowned International Junior Miss 2017 poses for a photo after crowning. Photo: International Junior Miss.
The newly crowned International Junior Miss 2017 poses for a photo after crowning. Photo: International Junior Miss.

3. USA National Miss 2017, Kendra Hale

After competing multiple times, Kendra Hale was able to capture one of the most sought-after national crowns in the country. The USA National Miss pageant had nearly 300 delegates across six ages divisions – talk about an impressive win! (Read: 10 Things You Do Not Know About USA National Miss)

Kendra Hale is crowned USA National Miss 2017. Photo: Amanda Ferguson Photography.
Kendra Hale is crowned USA National Miss 2017. Photo: Amanda Ferguson Photography.

2. Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2018, Jessica Baeder

Alabama took home the win at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen! Jessica is 17 years old and a member of the National Honor Society. She also has an impressive 4.2 GPA. Beauty and brains! (Read: Miss Alabama Jessica Baeder is Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2018!)

Jessica Baeder is crowned Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2018. Photo: MAOT organization.
Jessica Baeder is crowned Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2018. Photo: MAOT organization.

1.  Miss Teen USA 2017, Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff

Miss Teen USA has gone through a lot of structural changes the last few years, but one thing remains the same: it always crowns a beautiful girl inside and out. This Teen titleholder started her reign off with a bang by making headlines for standing up for what she believes in. (Read: Miss Teen USA 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?)

Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff is the new Miss Teen USA 2017. Photo: Miss Teen USA
Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff is the new Miss Teen USA 2017. Photo: Miss Teen USA

Congrats to all of the newly crowned queens this month!

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