“We are very pleased to have someone of Pat’s caliber and background become a part of our program,” said Pageant President and Founder Acirema Alayeto. “We are excited about the personal growth and development opportunities she will be bringing to our talented young Latinas in Florida with her wealth of experience and expertise.”
An established entrepreneur and industry expert, Ms. Wright is a former successful model herself, appearing in many print advertisements, runway fashion shows and as a spokes model. She knows and understands what it takes to launch successful careers in the model and talent industry. Additionally, she has pageant experience as a titleholder, judge and director for 12 years of the Miss Erie Pageant in Buffalo, New York.
The Miss Florida Latina Pageant was founded in 1983 and is the oldest competition for Latinas in the state. The current titleholder is Oriscilla Andujar. The Teen division was established in 1999 and Jocelyn Martinez currently holds the Miss Teen Florida Latina title.. Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 State Finals. Eligible contestants must be unmarried young women of Latina or Hispanic heritage between the ages of 14-17 and 19-27 residing in the state. Additional information is available at www.missuslatina.com or by writing to pat1547wright@
About Organizacion Miss Americda Latina, Inc.: based in Miami, Florida, it is the oldest and largest producer of Latina pageants worldwide. Beginning in 1981, founding President Acirema Alayeto created an international pageant system where Latin American from around the world annually compete for the title of MISS LATIN AMERICA® OF THE WORLD, best known worldwide as "MISS AMERICA LATINA DEL MUNDO." The company also produces the annual MISS U.S. LATINA™ Pageant, official national preliminary to Miss Latin America of the World.