Miss New York Class of 2017

Get to know the Miss New York Class of 2017, and
follow them on their journey to Miss New York!

Miss New York Class of 2017


Apple Festival: Taisha St. Jean

Platform: Relay for Life
Talent: Dance
Social Media: Facebook
Exclusive: Bio | Interview


Brooklyn: Brittney Hollingsworth

Platform: Healthy Dads, Healthy Brothers
Talent: Dance
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Buffalo:

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Social Media: Facebook
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Central New York: Meghan Sinisi

Platform: Different Pieces to the Same Puzzle
Talent: Baton Twirling
Social Media: Public Facebook
Previous Miss New York Experience:

  • Miss Syracuse 2016, 3rd Runner Up, Talen Prelim
  • Miss Liberty 2015, NFT

Exclusive: Bio | Interview


Copper City: Lauren Molella

Platform: Voices of Honor: Salute and Support Our Military
Talent: Dance
Social Media: Facebook | Blog
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Exclusive: Bio | Interview


Colonial: Melissa Calato

Platform: Fighting Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Talent: Vocal
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Crown City:

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Empire Rose:

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Empire Star:

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Finger Lakes: Cassie Paradise

Platform: Turn the Label in to Able
Talent: Dance
Social MediaWebsite |
Previous Miss New York Experience:

  • Miss Southern Tier 2015, People’s Choice
  • Miss Richmond County 2016

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Fonda Fair: Sara James

PlatformOne Day at a Time: Alcoholism Prevention and Awareness
Talent: Contemporary Clogging
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Fulton County: Heather Graves

Platform: The Four Point Project
Talent: Contemporary Clogging
Social MediaWebsite | Facebook
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Greater New York City: Stephanie Meadowcroft

Platform: A Ray of Hope- Healing Through Music
Talent: Vocal
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Heart of New York:

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Liberty: Nina Zesky

Platform: Easy as ABC: Protecting Children Through Improved School Security
Talent: Acro Jazz
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Previous Miss New York Experience:

  • Miss Salt City 2014
  • Miss Heart of New York 2015, 2nd Runner Up
  • Miss Central New York 2016, Top 10
    Exclusive: Bio | Interview


Manhattan: Rose Bolella

Platform: Changing Minds, Changing Lives: Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness
Talent: Tap Dance
Social Media: Website | Facebook
Previous Miss New York Experience:

  • Miss Liberty 2016, People’s Choice

Exclusive: Bio | Interview


Metropolitan: Alexina Federhen

Platform: You Are Not Alone: Supporting Mental Health Awareness
Talent: Vocal
Social Media: Facebook
Previous Experience:

  • Miss Vermont’s Outstanding Teen 2014

Exclusive:  Bio | Interview


Mohawk Valley: Madison Manuel

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Social Media: Website | Facebook
Previous Miss New York Experience:

  • Miss Empire Star 2015
  • Miss Upstate New York 2014
    Exclusive: Bio | Interview


Niagara Frontier:

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Pride of New York: Cedar Chambers

Platform: Be The Change You Want To See In The World
Talent: Vocal
Social MediaFacebook  | Blog
Previous Miss New York Experience:

  • Miss Niagara Frontier 2016
  • Miss Watertown’s Outstanding Teen 2015

Exclusive: Bio |


Queens: Mackenzie Perpich

Platform: Hope, Health, and Healing- Eating Disorder Prevention and Awareness
Talent: Vocal
Social Media:
Previous Miss New York Experience:

  • Miss Manhattan 2016; NY’s Sweetheart, 2nd Runner Up
  • Miss Cosmopolitan 2015
    Exclusive: Bio | Interview


Richmond County: Ashley Davis

Platform: Memories Matter: Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness & Support
Talent: Dance
Social Media: Website | Facebook
Previous Miss New York Experience:

  • Miss Staten Island’s OT 2013, Top 6
  • Miss Five Boroughs 2015, Top 10
  • Miss Copper City 2016

Exclusive: Bio | Interview


Southern Tier: Brianna Lockwood

Platform: Bloom Through Your STEM
Talent: Dance
Social Media: Website | Facebook
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Exclusive: Bio | Interview


Staten Island: Allison Deluca

Platform: Your Mind Matters: Promoting Mental Health Awareness
Talent: Vocal
Social Media: Website | Facebook
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Thousand Islands: Olivia Grant

Platform: Unedited Beauty
Talent: Vocal
Social MediaWebsite | Blog Facebook
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Upstate New York: Baylee Simpson

Platform: Empowering Youth To Succeed Through The Arts
Talent: Ballet
Social MediaWebsite | Facebook
Previous Miss New York Experience:

  • Miss Fulton County 2015
  • Miss Buffalo 2016, L&F Prelim, 1st Runner Up
    Exclusive: Bio | Interview


Western New York:

Platform:
Talent: Dance
Social Media: Website | Facebook
Previous Miss New York Experience:

Exclusive: Bio | Interview