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 …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Macomb County native Angela Venditti is scheduled to leave today for Las Vegas to compete in the Miss America Pageant.
After years of dreaming, and months of preparation, Miss Michigan Angela Venditti begins her journey today to be crowned Miss America. Venditti, of Shelby Township, was Miss St. Clair Shores when she was crowned Miss Michigan in June. Since the Miss Michigan Pageant in Muskegeon, she has been preparing for the Miss America Pageant Jan. 12 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. "It has been a whirlwind," said Venditti, who has traveled thousands of miles and covered nearly the entire state. "There has been a lot of planning for Miss America." Since the crown was placed on her head in June, the 24-year-old has been crossing the state in Chevrolet Volt, speaking to audiences and representing the Miss America pageant to groups, …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Miss Michigan Angela Venditti, a Macomb County resident, will be competing in the Miss America Pageant. Before she competes, voters can cast a vote to make her the People's Choice.
Angela Venditti will soon be heading to Las Vegas to compete in the Miss America Pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. Before the Shelby Township resident and past Miss St. Clair Shores competes, supporters can cast a vote for her as People's Choice for Miss America. Click on People's Choice for Miss America to watch Venditti's video and vote once before voting ends on Jan. 10. The final pageant when the People's Choice will be named and Miss America will be crowned is Saturday, Jan. 12, and will be broadcast on WXYZ-TV Channel 7.
Sunday, July 10, 2011
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 …