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Miss RI Program Seeks Contestants for 2017 Competition

Tuesday, February 07, 2017


Miss Rhode Island 2016 Shruti Nagarajan, Credit: Daniel Gagnon

The search for 2017’s Miss Rhode Island and Miss Rhode Island’s Outstanding Teen is underway. 

Contestants must register by April 1, 2017.

 The competition is set to be held Memorial Day weekend in Newport. 

The Candidates 

Candidates for both scholarship competitions would possess the confidence, talent, intelligence and poise to be a leader and role model for other young women.

Local titleholders will be ambassadors for women who care about their role and other women’s roles in society.

Winners will receive the title of Miss Rhode Island or Miss Rhode Island’s Outstanding Teen, as well as scholarship money, prizes and the opportunity to compete to be the next Miss America or Miss America’s Outstanding Teen!

For the Miss Rhode Island competition, contestants must be between the ages of 17 and 24.

Contestants must be a high school senior, high school graduate, or have a GED by the date of competition.

Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen 2016 Kate DePetro, Credit: Daniel Gagnon.

For the Miss Rhode Island’s Outstanding Teen competition, contestants must be between the ages of 13 and 17 and must be enrolled in school (private, public or home-schooled).

Miss RI and Miss Outstanding Teen Programs 

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!

The Miss Rhode Island’s Outstanding Teen program encourages positive achievement by helping to nurture and build scholastic excellence, creative accomplishments, healthy living and community involvement of our nation’s youth.


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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