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We are excited to announce the winner of the 2017 MISS VERMONT TEEN USA competition. After a weekend that showcased the accomplishments and dedication of young women across the state of Vermont, Kelsey Golonka, age 17 of Montpelier, was crowned. Kelsey will go on to represent the state of Vermont in the next round of competitions for the prestigious national MISS TEEN USA® 2017 pageants.

2017 Miss Vermont Winners

Our 2017 Pageant

The 2017 pageants were held in Stowe, Vermont, on November 19 and 20, 2016. The Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center served as the venue for all pageant activities. Contestants were judged in three equal categories consisting of Personal Interview, Active Wear, and Evening Gown. The competitions shined a spotlight on some of the best, brightest, and most accomplished young women throughout the state.

"The pageant brought together a group of amazingly talented, smart, confident, hard-working, kind, and young women from every part of Vermont," said Miss Golonka. "I am extremely proud that I've been crowned MISS VERMONT TEEN USA 2017, and am excited for every step of this amazing journey and year ahead."

Crowned by Tammy Vujanovic, MISS VERMONT TEEN USA 2016, Kelsey Golonka represented Vermont at the 2017 MISS TEEN USA Pageant. Kelsey was also named Miss Photogenic, and Gabrielle Rooks, age 17 of Vernon, was voted Miss Congeniality.

The Remainder of the Top 5 Included:

• Brianna Nicole Arduca, Age 17 of Rutland
• Grace Manning, Age 17 of Barre
• Bethany Garrow, Age 18 of Rutland
• Emma Hoey, Age 18 of North Reading

What's Next

Titleholders travel throughout Vermont 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 Vermont pageant activity, follow the social media hashtags #RoadtotheCrown and #ConfidentlyBeautiful. For more information on future pageants in Vermont, contact us in Burlington, Vermont.

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