Let’s Dance!

The preliminary competition for Miss New York USA had concluded, and I was excited to have some downtime before the evening festivities. Still at The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, I waited with the other Miss contestants to board the buses, which would take us back to the host hotel, Crowne Plaza White Plains-Downtown.Continue reading “Let’s Dance!”

Almost Pageant Weekend!

Miss New York USA was quickly approaching, and I was getting more excited by the minute!  At the Pre-Pageant Orientation, we learned the opening dance number and were sent the instructional video to practice. For those who attended the pre-pageant orientation, we self-selected our dance group of easy, medium, hard, and elite. Upon receiving and watchingContinue reading “Almost Pageant Weekend!”

Pre-Pageant Orientation

December 7, 2019 was one of the biggest days leading up to the Miss New York USA pageant. The Pre-Pageant Orientation was the first opportunity for us to meet our fellow contestants in person as we approached one of the busiest and most exciting weekends. The night before, I got a manicure and went toContinue reading “Pre-Pageant Orientation”