Another month in the fabulous world of pageantry has come and gone, which means that more girls have entered the pageantry sisterhood.
Here are our top 10 crowning moments of March 2017. Be sure to check out the Pageant Planet Facebook page for weekly recaps of all of the crowning moments! You can submit your very own special crowning moment to be featured weekly on Facebook or Instagram!
Top 10 Crowning Moments of March 2017
10. USA National Miss DC and Virginia 2017
USA National Miss Scholarship Organization welcomed 12 new titleholders into the sisterhood this March. All 12 ladies will go on to compete in the national pageant to be held in Boca Raton, Florida, in July 2017. (Read: 10 Things You Do Not Know About USA National Miss)
9. Miss Arnold Teen Fitness 2017
Lauren Beard, from Ontario, Ohio, was crowned the first Miss Arnold Teen Fitness on March 5, 2017. The pageant was formed through a partnership between Arnold Sports Festival and [BE] Social Dress Boutique and held in Columbus, Ohio.
Lauren enjoys staying active through dancing and believes that living an active lifestyle not only leads to a fitter physique but also higher self-esteem. (Read: What You NEED to Know to Prepare for Pageant Fitness Wear)
8. Miss Caribbean United States 2017
Zoe Cadore was crowned Miss Caribbean United States 2017 in New York City, New York. Miss Caribbean United States represents Americans of Caribbean descent and allows contestants to share the beauty of their culture and their islands with the world.
7. Miss New York Outstanding Teen 2018
Asia Hickman is your Miss New York Outstanding Teen for the Miss America Outstanding Teen Class of 2018. She attends the Kaufman Special Music School in New York and is a six-time Presidential Volunteer Service Award recipient having logged over 1,300 volunteer hours. (Read: 4 Great Ways To Volunteer)
6. Miss Maryland United States 2017
Dominque Davis is Miss Maryland United States 2017! She began her career in pageantry only two short years ago as a way to showcase her talents of evening wear designs. Now, she is hoping to take home the title of Miss United States this July in Orlando, Florida.
5. Miss Cayman Islands 2017
Anika Conolly, 27, was crowned Miss Cayman Islands 2017. She also won $70,000 in scholarship to be used anywhere in the world courtesy of the Cayman Islands Visitors Bureau.
4. Miss South Africa 2017
Demi Leigh Nel Peters was crowned Miss South Africa 2017 and will compete in the Miss Universe pageant. She was the youngest of all of the finalists. (Read: How Can Younger Contestants Stand Out In A Miss Pageant?)
3. Nuestra Belleza Mexico (Miss Mexico 2017)
Denise Iridane Franco Pina was crowned Nuestra Belleza Mexico on March 11, 2017. She represented her hometown of Sinaloa, Mexico, where the pageant was held.
2. Miss Colombia 2017
Laura Gonzalez was crowned Miss Colombia on March 20, 2017. She competed against 23 other contestants before capturing the crown. Laura works as a professional model and will be competing for the title of Miss Universe later this year.
1. Miss Georgia International 2017
This month’s number one crowning moment goes to Yasmeen Furman, Miss Georgia International 2017. Yasmeen’s onstage reaction was priceless, as she literally fell to her knees as her name was called.
When asked about how she felt when her name was called, she replied, “It was truly an out-of-body experience. I’m so grateful to be apart of such an amazing, goal- and family-oriented system, and to walk through this year with two sisters by my side!”
Do you agree with our list? Many deserving young ladies, and sometimes even men, are crowned every month! Were you one of them? We would love to hear about your crowning moment in the comments section below!