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The Miss New York scholarship competition selects the representative for the state of New York in the Miss America scholarshipoOrganization.

Miss New York Scholarship Competition
Formation1921
TypeScholarship competition
HeadquartersAstoria, New York
Location
Membership
Miss America
WebsiteOfficial website

In the fall of 2018, the Miss America Organization terminated the Miss New York organization's license as well as licenses from Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and West Virginia. In March 2019, the license was awarded to Sloane Lewis and Jamie Hickman, along with a board of directors consisting of 13 members.[1][2]

Lauren Molella of Millbrook was crowned Miss New York 2019 on June 8, 2019 at the Paramount Theatre in Peekskill, New York. She will compete for the title of Miss America 2020 in winter 2019.

Gallery of titleholdersEdit

Miss New York has won the Miss America crown seven times (and is the first state to produce winners three years in a row):[3]

Results summaryEdit

The following is a visual summary of the past results of Miss New York titleholders at the national Miss America pageants/competitions. The year in parentheses indicates the year of the national competition during which a placement and/or award was garnered, not the year attached to the contestant's state title.

PlacementsEdit

  • Miss Americas: Bess Myerson (1945), Tawny Godin (1976), Vanessa Williams (1984), Mallory Hagan (2013), Nina Davuluri (2014), Kira Kazantsev (2015), Nia Franklin (2019)
  • 1st runners-up: Ethelda Kenvin (1923), Florence Meyer (1933), Joan Kaible (1954), Marisol Montalvo (1992)
  • 2nd runners-up: Dorothy Hughes (1922), Heather Eunice Walker (1923), Kaitlin Monte (2012), Camille Sims (2017)
  • 3rd runners-up: Lillian O'Donnell (1941), Milena Mae Miller (1943), Leigh-Taylor Smith (2009)
  • 4th runners-up: Alice Beatrice Roberts (tie) (1924), Sonja Anderson (1977), Andrea Plummer (2002)
  • Top 10: Margie Booth (1924), Edith Higgins (1925), Fern Jackson (1925), Alice Beatrice Roberts (1925), Annyse Sherman (1942), Joan Kayne (1953), Bonnie Jo Marquis (1960), Patricia Burmeister (1969), Linda Trybus (1970), Katherine Karlsrud (1971), Kelli Krull (1980), Cheryl Flanagan (1981), Suzanne Alexander (1982), Mary-Ann Farrell (1985), Helen Goldsby (1996), Tiffany Walker (2003), Christina Ellington (2005)
  • Top 12: Renee Vera Hall (1935), Betty Jo Dazey (1944), Claire Buffie (2011)
  • Top 15: Catherine Kennedy (1926), Ruth K. Patterson (1926), Dorothea B. Ditner (1927), Freida Louise Mierse (1927), Elissa Winston (1938), Barbara Beech (1938), Clare E. Foley (1939), Grace DeWitt (1941), Raven Malone (1947), Connie Inge Ronde (1948), Loreen Osgood (1949)
  • Top 16: Helen Fleiss (1937), Grace Travis (1937), Evelyn Raye (1937), Violet Mellar (1946), Eileen Henry (1946), Phyllis Battleson (1951)

AwardsEdit

Preliminary awardsEdit

Non-finalist awardsEdit

  • Non-finalist Talent: Barbara Gloede (1964), Marsha Metrinko (1964), Julie Just (1965), Kari Pedersen (1968), Eileen Clark (1983), Jill Privateer (1986), Mia Seminoff (1989), Lisa Marie Molella (1990), Ingrid Olsen (1993), Brandi Burkhardt (2000), Bethlene Pancoast (2007)

Other awardsEdit

WinnersEdit

  •      Declared as winner
  •      Ended as a runner-up
  •      Ended as a finalist or semi-finalist
Year Name Hometown Age Local Title Miss America Talent Placement at Miss America Special scholarships at Miss America Notes
2019 Lauren Molella[4][5] Millbrook 24 Miss Upstate New York Ballet en Pointe TBD TBD Daughter of Miss Massachusetts 1983 and National Sweetheart 1982, Holly Mayer, and niece of Miss New York 1989, Lisa Molella[6]

Previously Miss New York's Outstanding Teen 2011[6]
2018 Rahmeka Cox[7] New York City Miss Southern Tier Vocal
N/A
1st runner-up at Miss New York 2018 pageant[8]

Assumed title when Franklin won the Miss America 2019 title
Nia Franklin[8][9] Brooklyn 25 Miss Five Boroughs Operatic Vocal, "Quando m'en vò" from La bohème Winner[10]
2017 Gabrielle Walter[11] Clarence 24 Miss Western New York Broadway Vocal, "You'll Never Walk Alone" from Carousel
2016 Camille Sims[12] Ithaca 23 Miss Pride of New York Vocal, "Sway" 2nd runner-up[13] Previously Miss Georgia's Outstanding Teen 2010[14]
2nd runner-up at Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2011 pageant[15]
2015 Jamie Lynn Macchia[16] Eltingville 23 Miss Greater New York Lyrical Dance "I Was Here" by Beyoncé 1st runner-up at National Sweetheart 2014 pageant
2014 Jillian Tapper 23 Miss Southern Tier
N/A
3rd runner-up at Miss New York 2014 pageant

Assumed title when Kazantsev won the Miss America 2015 title
Kira Kazantsev[17] Manhattan 23 Miss City of New York Vocal with cup percussion, "Happy" by Pharrell Williams Winner[18]
2013 Amanda Mason Manhattan 24 Miss Manhattan Classical Vocal
N/A
1st runner-up at Miss New York 2013 pageant

Assumed title when Davuluri won the Miss America 2014 title
Nina Davuluri[19] Fayetteville 24 Miss Syracuse Bollywood Fusion Dance, "Dhoom Tana" from the film Om Shanti Om Winner[20] Previously Miss Michigan's Outstanding Teen 2006[21]
1st runner-up at Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2007 pageant[22]

First Indian American crowned Miss America

First to perform Bollywood dance at a Miss America pageant
2012 Shannon Oliver Manhattan 25 Miss Metropolitan Operatic Vocal
N/A
Assumed title when Hagan won the Miss America 2013 title[23]
Mallory Hagan[24][25] Brooklyn 23 Miss New York City Tap Dance, "Get Up Offa That Thing" Winner[26]
2011 Kaitlin Monte[27] Pittsford 22 Miss Southern New York Vocal, "Disneyland" from Smile 2nd runner-up Preliminary Lifestyle & Fitness Award

Quality of Life Award Finalist
1st runner-up at National Sweetheart 2008 pageant as Miss Florida
2010 Claire Buffie[28] New York City 24 Miss Southeast New York Jazz Dance, "Bye Bye Blackbird" Top 12 America's Choice Contestant at National Sweetheart 2008 pageant as Miss Indiana
2009 Alyse Zwick Scarsdale 23 Miss Westchester County Ballet en Pointe Preliminary Lifestyle & Fitness Award Contestant at National Sweetheart 2008 pageant
2008 Leigh-Taylor Smith New York City 22 Miss Brooklyn Vocal, "Say the Word" 3rd runner-up Preliminary Lifestyle & Fitness Award
2007 Elisabeth Baldanza Oneonta 23 Miss Empire Rose Contemporary Ballet, "Your Daddy's Son" from Ragtime
2006 Bethlene Pancoast Brooklyn 24 Miss Heart of New York A cappella Tap Dance Non-finalist Talent Award
2005 Kandice Pelletier New York City 24 Miss Greater New York City Musical Theatre Dance, "Queenie Was a Blonde" from The Wild Party Previously National Sweetheart 2003 as Miss Georgia

Contestant on The Amazing Race 10 and The Amazing Race 11 with fellow Miss America contestant, Dustin-Leigh Konzelman
2004 Christina Ellington New York City 22 Miss Southern New York Classical Vocal, "My Man's Gone Now" Top 10 4th runner-up at National Sweetheart 2003 pageant
2003 Jessica Lynch New York City 24 Miss New York City Jazz Dance en Pointe, "America" Contestant at National Sweetheart 2002 pageant
2002 Tiffany Walker Brooklyn 22 Miss New York City Interpretive Modern Dance, "Bridge Over Troubled Water" Top 10 Preliminary Swimsuit Award
2001 Andrea Plummer New York City 23 Miss New York City Ballet en Pointe, "Forrest Gump Suite" 4th runner-up
2000 Kelly Falgiano Lancaster 21 Miss Amherst Classical Piano "Sonata Pathétique"
1999 Brandi Burkhardt Pasadena, Maryland 20 Miss Manhattan Vocal "Take Me As I Am" from Jekyll & Hyde Non-finalist Talent Award Previously Miss Maryland Teen USA 1997
1998 Deana Herrera Staten Island 20 Miss Staten Island Jazz Dance "Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, Mo." from Damn Yankees
1997 Lisa Esler Northville 21 Miss Fulton County Vocal "Memory"
1996 Tammy Harris Williamstown 24 Miss Oswego County Dance "O Fortuna"
1995 Sunita Param Buffalo Miss Buffalo
N/A
Assumed title when Goldsby resigned

Starred in American Desi, Miss Match, several national commercials
Helen Goldsby Brooklyn 24 Miss Orange County Classical Vocal, "Chi Il Bel Sogno di Doretta" from La Rondine Top 10 Preliminary Talent Award Title removed by pageant officials[29]
1994 Dione Lee Robinson Gansevoort 21 Miss Capital Region Dramatic Monologue
1993 Marcia Cillan New York City 23 Miss Manhattan Vocal "I Am Changing"
1992 Ingrid Olsen Port Jefferson 22 Miss Greater Syracuse Classical Vocal "Steal Me, Sweet Thief" from The Old Maid and the Thief Non-finalist Talent Award
1991 Marisol Montalvo Holbrook 23 Miss Long Island Classical Vocal, "Tu che di gel sei cinta" 1st runner-up Preliminary Talent Award
1990 Maryalice Demler Buffalo 26 Miss Buffalo Dramatic Soliloquy "Shall I Tell You What I Think of You?" from The King and I Currently evening news anchor for WGRZ-TV in Buffalo
1989 Lisa Marie Molella Millbrook 24 Miss Dutchess County Vocal Medley, "That's Life" & "But the World Goes 'Round" Non-finalist Talent Award Aunt of Miss New York's Outstanding Teen 2011 and Miss New York 2019, Lauren Molella

Sister-in-law of Miss Massachusetts 1983 & National Sweetheart 1982, Holly Mayer[30]
1988 Mia Seminoff New York City 23 Miss Manhattan Classical Ballet en Pointe "La Esmeralda" Non-finalist Talent Award
1987 Alice Knisley Staten Island 21 Miss Metropolitan New York City Vocal Medley
1986 Dawan McPeak New York City 25 Miss Metropolitan New York City Gymnastics Dance Later Mrs. Texas 2001
1985 Jill Privateer Fredonia 21 Miss Buffalo Vocal "Shine On, Harvest Moon" Non-finalist Talent Award Toured with 1986 Miss America Gillette Show Troupe
1984 Mary-Ann Farrell New York City 22 Miss Manhattan Classical Piano "Danzas Argentinas" Top 10 Preliminary Talent Award Sister of Miss Florida 1985, Monica Farrell, and Miss Illinois 1992, Kathleen Farrell
1983 Melissa Manning 26 Miss Westchester County
N/A
Assumed title when Williams won the Miss America 1984 title
Vanessa Williams[31] Millwood 20 Miss Greater Syracuse Popular Vocal, "Happy Days Are Here Again" Winner[31] Preliminary Swimsuit Award

Preliminary Talent Award
First African American Miss America[31]

Resigned on July 23, 1984 after Penthouse was to publish nude photos of Williams without her consent[32]
1982 Eileen Clark Syracuse 23 Miss Greater Syracuse Classical Vocal "Glitter and Be Gay" from Candide Non-finalist Talent Award
1981 Suzanne Alexander Lyons Falls 20 Miss Oneida County Classical Vocal "Vissi d'arte" Top 10 Preliminary Talent Award
1980 Cheryl Flanagan Rochester 18 Miss Greater Rochester Tap Dance "Medley from That's Entertainment, Part II" Top 10 Preliminary Talent Award
1979 Kelli Krull Buffalo 21 Miss Niagara Falls Baton Twirling Exhibition "If My Friends Could See Me Now" Top 10 Preliminary Talent Award
1978 Paula Pope Lockport 21 Miss Greater Colonie Piano Solo "Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto"
1977 Lesly Braun Pelham Manor 23 Miss Staten Island Flute Medley "Take the "A" Train" & "Sir Duke"
1976 Sonja Anderson New York City 25 Miss Manhattan Vocal, "And This Is My Beloved" 4th runner-up Preliminary Talent Award Previously Miss New York USA 1975
1975 Mary Hinterberger 21 Miss Thousand Islands
N/A
Assumed title when Godin won the Miss America 1976 title
Tawny Godin Yonkers 18 Miss Saratoga Springs Original Piano Composition, "Images in Pastels" Winner Later Los Angeles news anchor
1974 Kris Krull Niagara Falls 22 Miss Erie County East Jazz Dance "Jesus Christ Superstar" Toured with Miss America USO Troupe
1973 Joann Miller Cheektowaga 20 Miss Erie County East Jazz Dance
1972 Judith Keithley Rochester 19 Miss Rochester Piano "Rhapsody in Blue"
1971 Elisabeth Condon Angola 21 Miss Niagara Falls Acro Jazz Ballet "Applause"
1970 Katherine Karlsrud Mamaroneck 18 Miss Westchester Harp Solo "Whirlwind" by Carlos Salzedo Top 10 Dr. David B. Allman Medical Scholarship First Allman Scholarship recipient to graduate from medical school
1969 Linda Trybus Snyder 20 Miss Amherst Song & Dance "Mary Poppins Medley" Top 10
1968 Patricia Burmeister Portville 24 Miss Rochester Classical Vocal "Où va la jeune Hindoue" from Lakmé Top 10 Toured with Miss America USO Troupe
1967 Kari Pedersen Staten Island 21 Miss Staten Island Classical Vocal "Vissi d'Arte" Non-finalist Talent Award
1966 Penelope Donoghue Yonkers 22 Miss Westchester Modern Dance
1965 Marlene Butcher Hamburg 19 Miss Dunkirk Vocal / Dance "I Ain't Down Yet" from The Unsinkable Molly Brown
1964 Julie Just Buffalo 20 Miss Tri-County Popular Vocal "Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home" Non-finalist Talent Award
1963 Barbara Gloede Staten Island Miss New York Vocal & Pantomime Variety Act "Guide to World Capitals" Non-finalist Talent Award Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Marsha Metrinko New York City Miss New York City Tap Dance "Just in Time" & "Blues" Non-finalist Talent Award
1962 Paula Heins Le Roy 19 Miss New York Vocal "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Margaret Mary Warncke Flushing 22 Miss New York City Vocal "Mira" from Carnival! Special Judge's Award
1961 Kathryn Moden Buffalo 20 Miss New York Dramatic Reading from A Midsummer Night's Dream Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Maryann Hillyer New York City 20 Miss New York City Vocal "The Song Is You"
1960 Susan Talbert Ogdensburg 19 Miss New York Dance Miss Congeniality Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Sherrylyn Patecell New York City Miss New York City
1959 Bonnie Jo Marquis Huntington 19 Miss New York Vocal / Dance, "Whatever Lola Wants" Top 10 Preliminary Swimsuit Award Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Elizabeth Holmes Malverne 19 Miss New York City Vocal Impersonation of Maurice Chevalier
1958 Miriam Sanderson Rensselaer Miss New York Vocal sung in French "Romberg's Serenade" Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Bette June Piller New York City Miss New York City Speech on Art
1957 Janet Corrigan Huntington Miss New York Vocal "True Love" Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Astrid Papamichael New York City Miss New York City Vocal
1956 Lael Jackson New York City Miss New York City Specialty Number Competed under local title at respective Miss America pageant
1955 Diana Deutsch New York City Miss New York City Art Sketching
1954 Heather Taferner New York City Miss New York City Classical Vocal "The Indian Bell Song" from Lakme Preliminary Talent Award (tie)
1953 Jeannine Bowman Rome Miss New York Drama Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Joan Kaible New York City Miss New York City Classical Vocal, "Qual fiamma avea nel guardo" from Pagliacci 1st runner-up
1952 Joan St. John Binghamton Miss New York Vocal Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Joan Kayne New York City Miss New York City Dance Top 10 Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1951 Louise Orlando Syracuse Miss New York Vocal Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Sandy Scott New York City Miss New York City Vocal
1950 Marilyn Reynolds Syracuse Miss New York Vocal "I'll Take Romance" Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Phyllis Battleson New York City Miss New York City Classical Vocal, "Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix" Top 16
1949 Wanda Nalepa New York City Miss New York Speech "Nursing" Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Loreen Osgood New York City Miss New York City Piano, "The Blue Danube" Top 15
1948 M. Yvonne Fix Niagara Falls Miss New York Classical Vocal "Un Bel Di" from Madama Butterfly Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Connie Inge Ronde New York City Miss New York City Dramatic Reading, "State of the Union" Top 15
1947 Lynn Faune Brooklyn Miss Brooklyn Vocal "I Come From Brooklyn" Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Carol Fredericks Harrison Miss New York Tap Dance
Raven Malone New York City Miss New York City Vocal "Put the Blame on Mame" Top 15 Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1946 Violet Mellar White Plains Miss New York Recitation "True to the End" Top 16 Miss Congeniality Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Eileen Henry New York City Miss New York City Dramatic Monologue from Saint Joan Top 16 Preliminary Swimsuit Award
1945 June Jenkins Elmont Miss New York Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Bess Myerson 21 Miss New York City[33] Piano & Flute "Grieg's Piano Concerto In A Minor" & "Summertime" Winner Preliminary Swimsuit Award

Preliminary Talent Award (tie)
First Jewish American winner of the Miss America contest

First New York titleholder to become Miss America
1944 Bobby MacAdam Brooklyn Miss New York Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Betty Jo Dazey New York City Miss New York City Vocal Medley, "Goodnight, Wherever You Are" & "Swinging on a Star" Top 12
1943 Marion Butler Miss New York Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Milena Miller New York City Miss New York City Vocal, "I Can't Get Started Without You" 3rd runner-up
1942 Catherine Victoria Zambon Miss Central New York Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Marion Moselle Utica Miss New York Preliminary Talent Award
Annyse Sherman New York City Miss New York City Vocal, "My Hero" from The Chocolate Soldier Top 10
1941 Charlotte Winstanley Miss Lake Mohopac Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Grace DeWitt New York City Miss New York City Top 15
Lillian O'Donnell Yonkers Miss Westchester County 3rd runner-up
1940 Geraldine Anne Racine Miss Eastern New York Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Constantine Gray Yonkers Miss Westchester County
Gloria Elizabeth Sheehan Buffalo Miss Western New York
1939 Grayce M. Reilly Miss Coney Island Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Clare E. Foley Miss Eastern New York Vocal comedy & dance Top 15
Lillian Evelyn Hessen Annadale Miss Staten Island
1938 Barbara Beech Brooklyn Miss Brooklyn Top 15 Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Elissa Winston Miss Empire State Top 15
Marion Rosamund Miss Long Island
Adeline Shull Miss Long Island Sound
1937 Helen Fleiss The Bronx Miss Bronx Top 16 Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Dorothy Armstrong Whitesboro Miss Empire State
Grace Travis New York City Miss New York City Vocal Top 16 Preliminary Talent Award
Irene Alice Vanderburgh Watervliet Miss Troy
Evelyn Raye New Rochelle Miss Westchester County Top 16
1936 Evelyn Lemhart Miss Long Island Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Susan Georgianna Green Bolwar Miss Western New York
1935 Grace Travis Brooklyn Miss Brooklyn Piano Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Vera Haal The Bronx Miss New York Top 12
Laura Baker Poughkeepsie Miss Poughkeepsie
1934
No national pageant was held[34]
1933 Florence Meyer 19 Miss New York 1st runner-up
Elsie Donath Miss New York City
N/A
Withdrew from competition and did not compete
1932
No national pageants were held[34]
1931
1930
1929
1928
1927 Kay Armstrong Miss Buffalo Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Name not known Miss Central New York
Laura Belle Cooper Miss Jamestown
Peggy Louise Proctor Miss Lockport
Freida Louise Mierse Miss New York City Top 15
Name not known Miss Riverside
Dorothea B. Ditner Miss Rochester Top 15
Margaret Lockwood Miss Utica
Eva M. Bergman Miss Watertown
Betty Schwartz Miss Western New York
Emma Sackett Miss Yonkers
1926 Florence Meyer Miss Bay Ridge Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Ruth K. Patterson Miss Greater New York Top 15
Name not known Miss Oswego
Catherine Kennedy Miss Yonkers Top 15
1925 Ethel Groesback Miss Bay Ridge Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Edith Higgins Miss Bronx Top 10
Peggy Moore Miss Brooklyn
Alice Beatrice Roberts Miss Greater New York Top 10
Fern Jackson Miss Syracuse Top 10
Florence V. Andrews Miss Watertown
Emma Soltis Miss Westchester
Wilma Ansell Miss Yonkers
Kathryn Ray Miss Coney Island
N/A
Withdrew from pageant
Audrey Jean Austin Miss Manhattan
N/A
1924 Dorothea Kenna Miss Bay Ridge Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Frances Harten Miss Bronx
Hildur Johnson Miss Brooklyn
Agnes I. Leonard Miss Coney Island
Margie Booth Brooklyn Miss Greater New York Top 10
Alice Beatrice Roberts Miss Manhattan 4th runner-up (tie)
Mary Griggs Miss Newburgh
Mary Carlson Miss Queens
Melise Danning Miss Richmond
Katherine Skuse Miss Rochester
Alma Jeanne Williams Miss Syracuse
Hilda Farrell Miss Watertown
Florence Kreisler Miss Yonkers
1923 Peggy Ross Miss Albany Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Bonita Bennet Miss Binghamton
Edithea Wild Miss Brighton Beach
Ethelda Kervin Miss Brooklyn 1st runner-up
Irene Knight Miss Buffalo
Heather Eunice Walker Miss Coney Island 2nd runner-up
Vera King Miss Long Beach
Peggy Shevlin Miss New York City
Neid Tell Miss Niagara Falls
Leta Cowles Miss Rochester
Eileen Snyder Miss Syracuse
1922 Helen Agnes Scarels Miss Binghamton Multiple New York representatives

Contestants competed under local title at Miss America pageant
Ruth Andrea Miss Brighton Beach
Bertha Rent Miss Buffalo
Lilian Harnach Miss Long Beach
Dorothy Hughes Miss New York 2nd runner-up
Dorothy Knapp Miss New York City Professional Beauty Award
Mildred Moon Miss Rochester
Roberta Cooper Miss Schenectady
Mary Hlavka Miss South Beach
M. Rosamond Fahey Miss Syracuse
Jeannette Adams Miss Utica
1921 Virginia Lee[35] New York City 20 Miss New York City Professional Beauty Award[35] Competed under local title at Miss America pageant

ReferencesEdit

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