Brown Grad Shruti Nagarajan Crowned Miss RI 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

 

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Shruti Nagarajan

Shruti Nagarajan, Miss Providence County, has been crowned Miss Rhode Island 2016 and Kate DePetro, Miss West Bay's Outstanding Teen, was crowned Most Outstanding Teen on Sunday afternoon at the 2016 Miss Rhode Island Pageant that was held at the Casino Theater in Newport. 

Both winners will now move on to compete for national titles at the Miss America and Miss America's Outstanding Teen Pageants which will be held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Sunday, September 11. 

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Kate DePetro

Nagarajan is an alum of Brown University, graduating with a bachelors degree in 2014. Nagarajan's talent is Bollywood fusion dance and her platform is "Upward Mobility: College Access for Low Income and Minority Students."

 Kate DePetro is the daughter of WPRO talk show host John DePetro. 

DePetro performed the song "Popular" from the musical "Wicked" and her platform is "Make a Difference, Make it Positive, Make it Today!"

Miss Rhode Island Scholarship Program 

The Miss Rhode Island program is an official preliminary competition of the Miss America Scholarship Organization, which provides millions of dollars in scholarships to young women every year!

 

Related Slideshow: The 2016 Miss RI Contestants

All photos courtesy of Daniel Gagnon

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Raquel Perez 

Miss East Greenwich 

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Mary Malloy

Miss Cumberland 

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Jennifer Woods 

Miss Aquidneck Island 

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Paige Lavallee 

Miss Bristol

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Victoria Cuartas

Miss East Providence

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Allegra Graziano

Miss Johnston

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Emily Cronin 

Miss Kent County

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Jenna-Lyn Geysen

Miss Narragansett 

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Abigail Verille 

Miss Newport 

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Nicolette Peloquin

Miss Newport Harbor

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Jennifer LePoirs

Miss Northern RI 

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Marsha Laprade 

Miss North Smithfield

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Allie De La Zerda

Miss Providence College 

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Shruti Nagarajan

Miss Providence County

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Lesley Fargnoli

Miss Providence 

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Rachel Terceira 

Miss Scituate 

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Caitlin O'Neil

Miss Southern RI 

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Britney Lane

Miss Warwick

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Nicolette Green 

Miss Washington County

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Kristina Horan

Miss West Warwick 

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Leigh Payne

Miss Barrington's Outstanding Teen

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Tiffany Brooks

Miss Bristol's Outstanding Teen 

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Jenna Andreozzi

Miss East Bay's Outstanding Teen 

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Grace Turchetta

Miss East Greenwich's Outstanding Teen 

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Kate DePetro

Miss West Bay's Outstanding Teen

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Grace Farrow 

Miss Providence's Outstanding Teen 

 
 

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