Saturday, January 12, 2013
Shelby Township native and former Miss St. Clair Shores, Angela Venditti, competed for the title of Miss America on Saturday.
Miss Michigan represented the Mitten State with pride but won't be bringing the Miss America crown home to the Motor City in 2013. Angela Venditti, of Shelby Township, competed against 52 other women Saturday night at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas for the title of Miss America. Miss New York, Mallory Hytes Hagan, was ultimately crowned and will be the recipient of a $50,000 scholarship. Venditti arrived in Las Vegas earlier this week to take part in a series of preliminary competitions leading up to the Jan. 12 pageant. She did not advance to the semifinal round. A former Miss St. Clair Shores, Venditti traveled to the Miss America competition toting her platform of "Above the Influence: Keeping Kids Drug Free." Crowned…
Macomb County native Angela Venditti will compete tonight in the Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas.
Miss Michigan will try to outshine 52 other women tonight at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas to become Miss America. Angela Venditti, of Shelby Township, has been competing all week in preliminary competitions leading up to the pageant at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. The pageant, hosted by Chris Harrison and Brooke Burke-Charvet, will be broadcast on ABC-TV nationally and on WXYZ-Channel 7 locally. Venditti, who was Miss St. Clair Shores when she was crowned Miss Michigan in June, has a platform of "Above the Influence: Keeping Kids Drug Free." Patch will have results after the pageant. And if you want to wish her well, say "break a fingernail," Venditti told Patch previously.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Vita Venditti talks to Fox 2 about her daughter, Miss Michigan Angela Venditti, just days before she participates in the Miss America Pageant.
Vita Venditti left Tuesday for Las Vegas to watch her daughter, Miss Michigan Angela Venditti, participate in the Miss America Pageant. The proud mother told Fox 2 in an interview that the Shelby Township resident and former Miss St. Clair Shores didn't participate in her first pageant until after high school and is following in her mother's footsteps. Angela volunteered as a teen at C.A.R.E., where her mother works, which is an organization which helps families affected by substance abuse. Now as Miss Michigan, Venditti's platform is "Above the Influence: Keeping Kids Drug Free." Venditti said before the main pageant Saturday, which will be broadcast on ABC-TV, her daugther will take part in on-stage question Tuesday, swimsuit and event …
Sunday, July 10, 2011
Oxford resident Kelly Oles rises to the top among a crowded field of 15 candidates.
The Miss Oakland County pageant is history, but we've got memories from an unforgettable night of entertainment and suspense for 15 local women and their families. Kelly Oles was crowned Miss Oakland County 2011 at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. The 23-year-old Oxford resident, who sang "I Could Have Danced All Night" from the Broadway hit My Fair Lady during the talent competition, told Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch that she got into the Miss American preliminary looking for a way to contribute to her community on a larger scale. The other contestants were: We've captured dozens of moments from the three-hour event. Feel free to share your own photos and video with our readers.
Kelly Oles was first runner-up in the 2011 Miss Michigan competition three weeks ago.
Kelly Oles, named first runner-up in the 2011 Miss Michigan pageant three weeks ago, was crowned Miss Oakland County 2011 Saturday night at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. Miss Oakland County was her first local pageant when she first got involved in the Miss America program in 2009. "I actually Googled 'volunteering', because I wanted to make a bigger impact in my community," the 23-year-old MBA candidate said. It has given her the opportunity to promote her platform, healthy living for kids, inspired by her concern over alarming rates of childhood obesity. But that's not all. "I love the friendships, I love all the girls," Oles said. As she works toward her advanced degree, Oles said she is looking for a job. "I've got two …