Kristina Austin Scarcelli, Executive Director / Producer
MRS. MICHIGAN UNITED STATES PAGEANT
Trenton, MI - May 21, 2011 – South Lyon resident Annette Kelly was named Mrs. Michigan United States 2011 on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at the Trenton Village Theatre in Trenton, Michigan. Holding the title of Mrs. Southeastern Michigan, Annette was one of eight regional delegates who were judged in the areas of personal interview, physical fitness in swimsuit, onstage question, and evening gown. She will now represent the Great Lakes state at the Mrs. United States Pageant to be held July 28 - August 4, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Mrs. United States Pageant has been the premier pageant for married women since 1986 and is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year. Mrs. Michigan United States 2011 will be one of 53 contestants from across the United States that will be evaluated on beauty, charm, personality, poise, and the ability to articulate. Contestants participate in a personal interview with the distinguished panel of judges and on stage in evening gown and physical fitness in swimsuit competitions. The winner of the Mrs. United States Pageant will receive cash and prizes as well as the opportunity to travel the nation for a year as a role model and spokesperson for married women.
During her year as Mrs. Michigan United States 2011, Annette plans to be very active promoting her platform, "Parents Plus, Restoring Hope for Parents with Special Needs Children". This outreach program is designed to provide a voice for mothers of special needs children and was inspired by Annette's personal journey with her two sons.
Annette serves as an advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Michigan Autism Insurance Reform Coalition. She has been married to Dan for nine years. They are blessed with two sons, Jack (six) and William (three).
Annette is available for speaking engagements, charity events, parades, trade shows, and radio and television appearances by calling 734-398-7758
For more information or to schedule an interview with Mrs. Michigan United States 2011, contact Kristina Austin Scarcelli at:
Email: or publicrelations@
High-resolution electronic copies of official photographs are available upon request.
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The Mrs. Michigan United States Pageant is a preliminary to the national Mrs. United States Pageant, which has been held annually in Las Vegas since 1986.