New Miss RI 2017 Crowned

Monday, May 29, 2017
GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team

Nicollette Peloquin Crowned Miss RI 2017 PHOTO: Daniel Gagnon.

Nicolette Peloquin, 21 was crowned Miss Rhode Island 2017 on Sunday night at the Casino Theater in Newport. 

Peloquin is a student at Salve Regina University whose platform is “Be The Match: The National Bone Marrow Registry.” 

For her talent, she performed a tumbling routine. 

Peloquin will compete for the title of Miss America in Atlantic City in September. 

Miss Outstanding Teen  

Caroline Hollingsworth crowned Most Outstanding Teen PHOTO: Daniel Gagnon.
Caroline Hollingsworth, 15, of East Greenwich High School was crowned Miss Rhode Island’s Outstanding Teen. 

Her platform is “Music Education to Help Underprivileged Youth Acquire Musical Knowledge.” 

She will represent Rhode Island at the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando this July. 

Miss RI Pageant 

Overall, 16 contestants competed for the title of Miss Rhode Island, while 10 teens competed for the title of Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen on Sunday afternoon.

Winners and runners-up took home thousands of dollars in scholarship money.



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