MISS PENNSYLVANIA USA® 2017
Pageant Associates is excited to announce the winner of the 2017 MISS PENNSYLVANIA USA® competition. After a weekend that showcased the accomplishments and dedication of young women across the state of Pennsylvania, Cassandra Angst, age 22 of Philadelphia was crowned MISS PENNSYLVANIA USA® 2017. Cassandra will go on to represent the state of Pennsylvania in the next round of competitions for the prestigious, nationally televised MISS USA® pageant
“As a resident of Pennsylvania, I am incredibly honored to represent the pride and glory of our wonderful state as MISS PENNSYLVANIA USA® 2017,” said Miss Angst. “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 Pennsylvania proud.”
Crowned by Elena LaQuatra, MISS PENNSYLVANIA USA® 2016, Cassandra Angst represented Pennsylvania at the 2017 MISS USA® Pageant.
The remainder of the Top 5 included:
• Alex Taylor, age 21 of Cranberry Twp. – 1st runner up
• Alana Andersen, age 19 of Mahoning Valley – 2nd runner up
• Madison Longstreth, age 21 of Spring Grove – 3rd runner up
• Natalie Romano, age 23 of Monongahela 4th
Jasmine Ma, age 20 of Philadelphia was voted Miss Congeniality and Francesca Ruscio, age 23 of Bala Cynwyd was named Miss Photogenic.
The 2017 pageants were held in Pittsburgh, PA, December 2-4, 2016. The Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport 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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania pageant activity, follow the social media hashtags #RoadtotheCrown and #ConfidentlyBeautiful. For more information on future pageants in Pennsylvania, visit www.misspennsylvaniausa.com.
About the MISS PENNSYLVANIA USA® and MISS PENNSYLVANIA TEEN USA® pageants
The MISS PENNSYLVANIA USA® and MISS PENNSYLVANIA TEEN USA® pageants are independently conducted and produced by Sanders & Associates, Inc., under license by IMG Universe, LLC dba-The Miss Universe Organization. For more information, please visit the Pageant Associates website at www.pageantassociates.com, contact the Pageant Office at (724) 785-4648 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.