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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

MISS USA 2012 CONTESTANT - Jessica Martin (New Mexico)

Name
Jessica Martin
Age
21
Hometown
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Previous experience
None

Biography













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MISS USA 2012 CONTESTANT - Erika Frantzve (Arizona)

Name
Erika Frantzve
Age
23
Hometown
Scottsdale, Arizona
Previous experience
1st runner-up 2011
4RU Miss CO USA 10
3RU Miss CO USA 09

Biography



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MISS USA 2012 CONTESTANT - Brandie Cazimero (Hawaii)

Name
Brandie Cazimero
Age
26
Hometown
Kaneohe, Hawaii
Previous experience
3rd runner-up 2011

Biography

Brandie is a 2003 graduate of Kamehameha Schools and a flight attendant for Hawaiian Airlines.



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MISS USA 2012 CONTESTANT - Erika Powell (South Carolina)

Name
Erika Powell
Age
26
Hometown
Easley, South Carolina
Previous experience
Miss South Carolina (MAO) 2005

Biography

Erika Grace Powell is a Vocal Performance graduate of Furman University in Greenville, South. Erika was crowned Miss South Carolina 2005 and advanced to the 2006 Miss America Pageant, where she won the Bernie Wayne overall talent award and placed as a top ten finalist. In 2007, she was engaged for Lyrique en Mer/Festival de Belle Ile, the largest Opera Festival in Western France where she performed OffenbachÕs Les contes dÕHoffmann and Verdi's La Traviata. Erika won The Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions for the District of South Carolina and competed at Spivey Hall in Atlanta, GA as part of the Regional competition in 2009. Miss Powell was both the state and regional winner of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Competition for South Carolina and Southeast five different times. Erika was most recently seen in The New York PhilharmonicÕs 2011 production of Jan‡ek's The Cunning Little Vixen.

Residing in New York City the last three years, Erika has continued to develop her career with a diverse engagement calendar. She received her SAG eligibility for work in the new hit movie, "Something Borrowed" featuring Kate Hudson. She is excited to further her pursuits of acting for film, television, and modeling. Erika has been spotted on television shows like "Ugly Betty," "White Collar," "Royal Pains," "The Good Wife," and in commercials for Kohl's, Lowe's, and many others.


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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Miss Taiwan, Cherry Liu win Miss Photogenic in Miss Earth 2011

Road to Miss Earth 2011



The very stunning Cherry Liu, Miss Taiwan (in Miss Earth and other international events is designated ‘Miss Chinese Taipei’, out of political pressure by the People’s Republic of China), won the ‘Miss Photogenic’ award.



Special thanks and credits to http://globalbeauties.com

MISS USA 2012 CONTESTANT - Jamie Dragon (Vermont)

Name
Jamie Dragon (Pelletier)
Age
25
Hometown
Milton, Vermont
Previous experience
3rd runner-up 2011
2nd runner-up 2009
2nd runner-up 2008
4th runner-up 2007
2nd runner-up 2006
1st runner-up 2005





Biography

Jamie Lynn Dragon is the 5'8", blue-eyed daughter of Brent and June Dragon of Milton, Vermont. Jamie is the owner and stylist of Lush Boutique in Stowe. She believes her strongest talent is her work as a hair stylist. She takes her work beyond just a physical transformation; her salon focuses on empowering women and enabling them to feel confident in their own skin. She is actively involved in the community by donating her stylist skills to young girls looking for proper make-up techniques and Women Helping Battered Women. She also volunteers for animal rescue. She looks forward to not only helping grow the Miss Vermont USA Pageant, but also putting Vermont on the map at Miss USA. Her favorite hobbies include running, hiking, yoga, reading and leading a healthy lifestyle. She describes herself as motivated, tenacious and fun.

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MISS USA 2012 CONTESTANT - Andrea Rogers (West Virginia)

Name
Andrea Rogers
Age
24
Hometown
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Previous experience
None

Biography

Andrea Beth Rogers is the 5Õ11" brown-eyed daughter of Kenda and Jim Rogers of Martinsburg, West Virginia. Andrea is currently working towards her Masters degree in Marketing Communications at West Virginia University. She is a Special Education Teacher at Berkeley County Schools. Andrea says her strongest talent is the ability to effectively communicate with diverse populations, including children with special needs. Andrea is an active member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and has lived in Italy for an entire summer while studying during college. Her favorite hobbies include studying, teaching dance, snow skiing, traveling and cooking. She describes herself as multifaceted, passionate and optimistic.


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Special Awards in Miss Earth 2011

Road to Miss Earth 2011

Venezuela is natural & best hair, while Switzerland has a "cute face"

As Miss Earth 2011 continues in the Philippines, some candidates received special awards with curious (funny) names, and they are:

-Switzerland: Miss Cute Face
-Ukraine: Tarlac Tourism
-Philippines: Miss Stars Scene
-Korea: Miss Fashion Week
-Venezuela: Miss Natural and Best Hair


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Sevcan Yasar, Model of Turkey, was crowned Miss Model of the World 2011

21-year old Sevcan Yasar, Model of Turkey, was crowned Miss Model of the World during the 23rd anniversary of the event held November 26th at the Shenzhen Splendid China Folk Culture Village, in China.



The 1st runner-up was Ivette Bozhar from Hungary; 2nd runner-up Jasmine Mamadama from Guinea; 3rd runner-up Li Meng from China, and the 4th runner-up Michaela Dihlova from the Czech Republic.

64 contestants from all over the globe competed in the event. Congratulations!



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Andrea Huisgen Serrano was crowned Miss Spain 2011

Road to Miss Universe 2012




Andrea Huisgen Serrano, Miss Barcelona, was crowned Miss Spain 2011 during the annual event held at the Palacio de los Sueños in Sevilla on November 27th. Andrea, who stands 1.80 m in height, will now represent the country at the Miss Universe 2012 pageant.

The 1st runner-up or “Dama de Honor” was Aranzazu Estevez Godoy, Miss Las Palmas; she is 22 years old and stands 1.81 m in height. She will represent Spain at the Miss World 2012 pageant in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, next July.

The 2nd runner-up was Ana Crespo Rodríguez, Miss Valencia- Ana is 22 years old, 1.76 m tall and will compete in the Miss International 2012 pageant to take place in China.

Completing the top 6, were the delegates from Alicante (4th), Guipúzkoa (5th) and Málaga (6th). They will represent Spain in pageants such as Reina Hispanoamericana and Reina Internacional del Café.

Among the Top 12 semi finalists were also the beauties from Badajoz, Murcia, Pontevedra, Sevilla, Tarragona and Tenerife.

52 contestants competed in this year’s event, representing each province of Spain. The pageant returned to television for the first time since 2008.


Special thanks and credits to http://globalbeauties.com

Megan Myhren was crowned Miss Indiana USA 2012 on November 28

Road to Miss USA 2012



Megan Myhren was crowned Miss Indiana USA 2012 on November 28, 2011. She will represent Indiana in Miss USA 2012 Pageant.



Special thanks and credits to http://www.examiner.com & http://beautypageantnews.com

Miss Earth 2011 will be telecast on StarWorld , December 4th

Road to Miss Earth 2011


Miss Earth 2011 will be telecast to some 25 countries on StarWorld on Monday, December 4, one day after the final event. Filipinos can see it live on VHD, Sunday, December 3.



Special thanks and credits to http://globalbeauties.com

Lidia Avomo was recently elected Miss Equatorial Guinea

Road to Miss Universe 2012



Lidia Avomo was recently elected Miss Equatorial Guinea, and Judith Nfono Ngoma, the pageant’s organizer, said that she is already carrying out the appropriate processes to try to get Avomo to participate in the next Miss Universe competition.

Equatorial Guinea participated in a Grand Slam pageant for the first time in 2011: Miss Supranational.


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Ryanna Harms was crowned Miss New Hampshire USA 2012

Road to Miss USA 2012



Ryanna Harms was crowned Miss New Hampshire USA 2012 on November 28, 2011. She will represent New Hampshire in Miss USA 2012 Pageant.



Special thanks and credits to http://beautypageantnews.com

Krista Clausen was crowned Miss Delaware USA 2012

Road to Miss USA 2012


Krista Clausen was crowned Miss Delaware USA 2012 on November 28, 2011. She will represent Delaware in Miss USA 2012 Pageant.




Special thanks and credits to http://pageant-mania.ephpbb.com & http://beautypageantnews.com

Monday, November 28, 2011

Alaina Bergsma was crowned Miss Oregon USA 2012

Road to Miss USA 2012


Alaina Bergsma was crowned Miss Oregon USA 2012 on November 28, 2011. She will represent Oregon in Miss USA 2012 Pageant.



Special thanks and credits to http://www.ten18photography.com & http://beautypageantnews.com

Madison Lee was crowned Miss Texas Teen USA 2012

Road to Miss Teen USA 2012


Madison Lee, Miss Bay Area Teen 2011, was crowned Miss Texas Teen USA 2012 on Sunday, November 27, 2011 at the Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel, Houston, Texas. She will represent Texas in Miss Teen USA 2012 Pageant.



Special thanks and credits to http://beautypageantnews.com

Monique Thompkins was crowned Miss District of Columbia USA 2012

Road to Miss USA 2012


Monique Thompkins was crowned Miss District of Columbia USA 2012 on November 28, 2011. She will represent District of Columbia in Miss USA 2012 Pageant.



Special thanks and credits to http://beautypageantnews.com

Nitaya Panemalaythong was crowned Miss Minnesota USA 2012

Road to Miss USA 2012


Nitaya Panemalaythong was crowned Miss Minnesota USA 2012 on Sunday November 28, 2011. she will represent Minnesota in Miss USA 2012 Pageant.













Special thanks and credits to http://pageant-mania.ephpbb.com & http://beautypageantnews.com

Marisa DeLuca was crowned Miss New Hampshire Teen USA 2012

Road to Miss Teen USA 2012


Marisa DeLuca was crowned Miss New Hampshire Teen USA 2012 on Sunday November 28, 2011. She will represent New Hampshire in Miss Teen USA 2012 Pageant.

About Marisa Deluca:

Birthday
06/11/1993

About me
My name is Marisa DeLuca, I am 17 years old and am competing in Miss New Hampshire Teen USA 2012. I am so excited for the pageant in November and can’t wait to meet all the girls! I am incredibly grateful to have the privilege to compete this year. I want to be able to set a good standard as a role model for other girls today. I also would like to help prevent bullying, and make my voice heard on this subject. I am outgoing, caring, and enjoy volunteering very much. I would like to thank all of you who are supporting me through this amazing experience! My sponsors, friends and family, you guys are the best.


Special thanks and credits to http://www.sponsorthanks.com & http://beautypageantnews.com

Miss Luxembourg 2011 is Claudia Vitoria Müller

Road to Miss World 2012


The new Miss Luxembourg is Claudia Vitoria Müller, 19, and the new Mister Luxembourg 2012 is Scorssery-Philippe von Knobelsdorff, 30.



Runners-up for the Miss Luxembourg 2012 title were Deborah Airoldi, 20, and Salomé Heindrichs, 18.

It is unknown if the new Miss Luxembourg will compete in Miss World 2012.



Special thanks and credits to http://globalbeauties.com

Kendra Berger was crowned Miss Minnesota Teen USA 2012

Road to Miss Teen USA 2012


Kendra Berger was crowned Miss Minnesota Teen USA 2012 on Sunday November 28, 2011. She will represent Minnesota in Miss Teen USA 2012 Pageant.



Special thanks and credits to
Kendra Berger & http://beautypageantnews.com

Andrea Huisgen was crowned Miss Spain 2012

Road to Miss Universe 2012




Andrea Huisgen was crowned Miss Spain 2012 or Miss España 2012. Andrea Huisgen from Barcelona is 20 year old and stands 1.81 m. She is expected to represent Spain in Miss Universe 2012 Pageant.


Special thanks and credits to http://beautypageantnews.com

The Miss Earth 2011 Evening Gown competition

The Road to Miss Earth 2011


The Miss Earth 2011 Evening Gown competition took place during the last week with 78 candidates (a few had not arrived yet). It happened in a hotel ballroom and was covered by a handful of Filipino pageant-aficionado blogs and local press.

It’s worth mentioning that from an initial count of 93, eight of them were not able to arrive to the contest. They were Uruguay, Mongolia, Lesotho, Bhutan, Zambia, Costa Rica, Moldova, and Albania. The official number for this year is 85.

Below are some of the contestants presenting their evening gowns:





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