$26,000 in Scholarships Awarded in Orlando, Florida

The Miss Orlando Scholarship Pageant awarded three titles and $26,000 in scholarships on Saturday January 29, 2011
 
 
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Feb. 4, 2011 - PRLog -- Orlando, FL - January 29, 2011 – Twenty-eight beautiful, intelligent and talented young
women competed for the titles of Miss Orlando, Miss Orange County and Miss Orlando’s
Outstanding Teen 2011. They competed for more than $26,000 in scholarships and
$20,000 in prizes! Three of those amazing young woman walked away with more than
$17,000 in scholarships and the coveted crowns. Miss Orlando 2011, Ashley Ramsey, a
student at USF, was awarded an $8,000 scholarship and won Overall Talent, Overall
Swimsuit and was recognized for her exemplary contribution in the area of community
service and was awarded the Gracia B. Livingston Community Service Award and a
$2,500 scholarship. Ashley won a total of $10,500 in education scholarships. Brittany
Hagan won the title of Miss Orange County and $3,500 in scholarships and was the
Overall Interview winner. Sixteen year old high school student, Elizabeth Fechtel was
crowned Miss Orlando’s Outstanding Teen and received a $2,500 scholarship. She was
also awarded a $1,000 scholarship and the Mary B. Wheaton Pageantry award and was
the teen Overall Interview Winner. All three ladies will represent our beautiful city at the
Miss Florida pageant on July 9th in St. Petersburg, Florida. Their triumphant walk across
the stage was just the beginning of a journey that will take them to every corner of the
state during their year of service.
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They will make dozens of appearances throughout their year representing our beautiful
city, their individual platforms and the Children’s Miracle Network. Children's Miracle
Network Hospitals, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives
of children by raising funds for children's hospitals, is the national platform partner of the
Miss America Organization. In addition, Miss Orlando 2011 will be the official
spokesperson for Coconut Clean Natural Bath Products, who will provide Ashley with a
year supply of their products.
As the world's largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women and one of the
nation's leading achievement programs, the Miss America Organization last year made
available more than $45 million in cash and scholarship assistance. The Miss America
Organization provides young women with a vehicle to further their personal and
professional goals and instills a spirit of community service through a variety of
nationwide community-based programs. Additional information about the Miss Orlando
Scholarship Organization can be found at www.gotcrown.org . To download photos of
tonight's crowning moment, go to www.gotcrown.org

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About Miss Orlando Scholarship Pageant: The Miss Orlando Scholarship Pageant is a preliminary competition to Miss Florida and Miss America. Young women compete for scholarships in Private Interview, Fitness, Talent, Evening Gown and Onstage Question. In January of 2011, the organization awarded $26,000 in scholarships, the highest amount awarded at the local level in the state of Florida.
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