Posts Tagged ‘pageant’

Be the next “Miss Singergy”

The annual Miss Sinergy Competition is coming up and it’s not too late to enter.

APPLY: for a Miss Sinergy application

Previous Miss Sinergy’s reign have worked with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Becky’s Fund, USO and more. This year Miss Sinergy group has partnered with the Libby Ross Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to breast cancer survivors. 

Applicants must be between the ages of 18-28, and must provide height, weight and photo of themself. For more information or to apply, go to misssinergy.com. Deadline for application is August 27th and applications are reviewed until August 31st.

This year’s contest will be October 22nd at the French Embassy.

There she is.. Miss DC 2011

What a night! The swimsuits, the interviews, the talent oh my.  In the end there could only be one winner to represent DC in the 2011 Miss America pageant. Here she is!

Ashley Boalch age 23 is crowned Miss District of Columbia 2011 (Photos by Vithaya Phongsavan)

Miss DC Outstanding Teen Lauren Seely

Judges

Celebrating the crown after at Station 4 Restaurant

 

 

 

Search for the next Miss DC

Stephanie Williams will relinquish her crown this Sunday

The contest starts tonight. My judging duties at Miss DC  begin with 5 hours of constant one on one interview with the contestants. 15 women are up for the crown to represent the District at the Miss America Pageant. You can still get tickets to watch the formal pageant this Sunday. Read more

MORE: Tickets to Miss DC 2011

HELP: What should I ask the contestants?

Judge Angie… really?

Don’t worry… I won’t be mediating anything in a courtroom. Instead, I get to help pick who wears the next crown for Washington!

I never competed in pageants but I have to admit I love watching them. Miss America  is especially one of my faves– you’ve got to have a talent to compete in that one. Plus a lot of my girlfriends have competed in the internationally famous competition to include TV gal pals Natasha Curry, Leanza Cornett and Tara Wheeler.

Of course “the interview” is vital. What question would you want me to ask the future Miss DC?

Below, it’s obvious I’m not fit for a crown

Miss Sweden Universe to Judge 2011 Miss Sinergy

Get ready for glitz, glamour and Sinergy! On October 16, the House of Sweden will crown 1 of 20 gorgeous women as the 2nd Annual Miss Sinergy. The Miss Sinergy pageant brings togther the area’s most influential people, while promoting awareness to the severity and prominance of breast cancer.

Judges for this year’s pageant include the current Miss Universe Sweden, Michaela Savic; former Project Runway cast member, Emmett McCarthy; and DC star of Blonde Charity Mafia, Katherine Kennedy

Embassy doors will open at 7:00pm for an elegant event including hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, and a coronation ball.  In honor of October’s awareness month, all proceeds will benefit the fight against breast cancer.

Purchase your tickets here: http://www.misssinergy.com/#misssinergy

For more information, please contact John Hamiliton at johnh@sinergydc.com

DC Designer Inspires, Dresses Miss Universe Pageant

Local rising designer Tala Raassi was chosen to design the bikinis for this years Miss Universe Pageant. Organizers hope her story of going from fear to fashion freedom inspires women around the world.

MORE: How Tala Survived 40 Lashes

WUSA9: Local designer’s bikinis chosen for Miss Universe Pageant

There she is… Miss DC 2010

There she is… Miss District of Columbia 2010.

Congratulations to Stephanie Williams who will represent DC at the Miss America Pageant. The George Washington University medical student beat out 16 other women for the crown. Williams will promote her preventive care platform. Good luck to former Miss DC and top ten finalist at Miss America, Jen Corey! Watch video of the pageant during my WUSA9 TV Report below.

Mario Cox from Lexis Nexus and Jonathan Cox former NFL player with Dr. Alex Naini

Pageant Director Teri Galvez with Chelsey Sophia Rodgers – former Miss DC and current Miss DC International

Congrats Caressa! Miss America 2010

Miss VA Caressa Cameron is now Miss America 2010. Way to go girl! Hats off to our pal Jen Corey for making the top 12 and performing brilliantly during the talent competition. You shined!

Casino Night

[Picture: I first met Caressa this Fall at USO Casino Night at the Sheraton in Arlington… for veterans staying at Walter Reed. Very gracious gal and we know she will make America proud! Also pictured Kelly Olson and former TV “Bachelor” Andy Baldwin]

Caressa wins the Crown, AP Photo

Miss California Kristy Cavinder was 1st runner up. I was a huge fan of our friend Jen from DC of course but also took a liking to Miss Hawaii who had a down to Earth, tomboy like attitude. Miss Arkansas was great too and really embodied that old glam Miss America look. Miss Puerto Rico was just flat out striking. Read more from The Examiner 

We’ll work on getting Caressa in for a studio interview at Channel 9.

 Maybe she’ll let me try on that crown… but we know how that turned out last time I had a chance. See below.

Miss DC's Dress & Last Dessert

Jen in Vegas. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)Gal pal Miss D.C. 2009 Jen Corey is in Vegas… competing for the Miss America crown this weekend! The Reliable Source recently caught up with Jen as she got fitted for her grand ole’ opera gown she’ll wear created exclusively for her by the Washington National Opera.  (Opera is her forte’)

Tomorrow our morn show will feature the beauty queen’s recyled apartment makeover made possible through Goodwill.  Watch WUSA9 at 5:54AM ET … or of course sleep in and catch in online here later! Good luck Jen.. we’re rootin’ for you back home.

The Miss America pageant airs on TLC on Sat Jan 30th 8PM ET.

While Jen enjoys the whipped cream… feast your eyes on her dress candy!

Photo Credit: Washington Post

Photo Credit: Washington Post

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