Friday, April 26, 2013
Young women ages 17-24 who have lived or worked at least 6 months or attend school full-time in Oakland County are eligible.
The Miss Oakland County Scholarship Program is accepting applications for 2013 Scholarship Pageant, a preliminary to the Miss Michigan and Miss America pageants. Young women ages 17-24 who have lived a minimum of 6 months in Oakland County or worked full-time a minimum of 6 months in Oakland County or attend school full-time in Oakland County, may apply. Last year, the Miss America Organization and its state and local organizations made available more than $45 million in cash and scholarship assistance. The Miss America Organization is also partners with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Miss America 2008, Kirsten Haglund, was Miss Oakland County 2006. The deadline to enter is May 3, and the pageant will be held Saturday, July 13. …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Makayla McCoskey, a 2011 graduate of North Farmington High School, became the first holder of the title on Saturday.
Farmington Hills resident Makayla McCoskey, 19, became the first Miss Mid Michigan during a pageant held Saturday in Howell. The Daily Press & Argus reports that McCoskey emerged from a field of 15 young women competing in what organizers said may be the first regional affiliate of the Miss America Organization in Livingston County. She is a 2011 graduate of North Farmington High School, where she participated in theatre, choir, student government and other activities. Among other honors, McCoskey was named The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) Outstanding High School Student of the Year. McCoskey will compete in the 2013 Miss Michigan pageant in June. Read the full story here: First Miss Mid Michigan crowned in Howell.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Macomb County native Angela Venditti is scheduled to leave today for Las Vegas to compete in the Miss America Pageant.
After years of dreaming, and months of preparation, Miss Michigan Angela Venditti begins her journey today to be crowned Miss America. Venditti, of Shelby Township, was Miss St. Clair Shores when she was crowned Miss Michigan in June. Since the Miss Michigan Pageant in Muskegeon, she has been preparing for the Miss America Pageant Jan. 12 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. "It has been a whirlwind," said Venditti, who has traveled thousands of miles and covered nearly the entire state. "There has been a lot of planning for Miss America." Since the crown was placed on her head in June, the 24-year-old has been crossing the state in Chevrolet Volt, speaking to audiences and representing the Miss America pageant to groups, …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Wyandotte woman, 24, adjusting to life after capturing the crown; will represent Michigan at Miss USA pageant.
Jaclyn Schultz, of Wyandotte, was networking in her career as a media strategist when she decided to enter the Miss Michigan pageant as a new challenge. A newcomer to pageants, Schultz was hoping to finish in the top 15. But instead, she won the crown. Schultz, 24, who works for Brogan & Partners in Birmingham, was crowned Miss Michigan USA 2013 at ceremonies in Port Huron. She was among 70 women who competed for the title of Miss Michigan USA on Sept. 29 at McMorran Theater in Port Huron. “I couldn’t believe it,” she said. “I was sobbing in all the pictures.” She was a little nervous about being in the Miss Michigan pageant, but it was more excitement on her part, Schultz said. “I channel my nerves toward it being a positive thing.” On …
Sunday, July 10, 2011
Kelly Oles was first runner-up in the 2011 Miss Michigan competition three weeks ago.
Kelly Oles, named first runner-up in the 2011 Miss Michigan pageant three weeks ago, was crowned Miss Oakland County 2011 Saturday night at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. Miss Oakland County was her first local pageant when she first got involved in the Miss America program in 2009. "I actually Googled 'volunteering', because I wanted to make a bigger impact in my community," the 23-year-old MBA candidate said. It has given her the opportunity to promote her platform, healthy living for kids, inspired by her concern over alarming rates of childhood obesity. But that's not all. "I love the friendships, I love all the girls," Oles said. As she works toward her advanced degree, Oles said she is looking for a job. "I've got two …