Wednesday, January 18, 2012


My 25 pound GORGEOUS MacDuggal Couture gown :)

Komplique Swimwear!!!  A HUGGEEE thankout to Paul Timmons at The Firm for pushing me non-stop!! So proud to see my months of hard work pay off :)


At Visitation!! LOVEEEE my Sherri Hill mini!!....and my parents, of course :)


My talent - Irish Dance - I won non-finaist talent and part of it was even featured in a clip on GMA!



Express Fashion Show - one of the coolest experiences of my life - check out http://vimeo.com/34833298 for  clip of me WERKKING it!



FILMING FOR OPENING NUMBER :)





Meeting former Miss America, Katie Stam, on my 21st birthday!! :)



With my FABULOUS wardrobe sponsor!!  Wearing my new necklace from Teresa Scanlan, Miss America 2011!



FINAL NIGHT - after winning non-finalist talent!



End of my talent piece!!!



My girl, Jennifer!!! SOOOOO proud of her top 5 placement!!!!! <3

I am sooooooo proud of this entire 11 day experience!!!  Although I did not win, I know that God has big things in store for me.  Laura, the new Miss America, is PERFECT!!!  She is so incredibly kind, generous and absolutely stunning.  She will be an INCREDIBLE Miss America.  I am so proud to call her a friend and look forward to following her year :)  Thank you to every single person, espeically the Miss America Organization, for the best experience of my entire life.  I look forward to being the best Miss Delaware I can be for the next 6 months!!

Make sure to follow the rest of my journey on the Almighty Twitter @MissDelaware11!!!!


With love,
Maria

'For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'
 Jeremiah 29:11

3 comments:

Arin said...

LoVE the pics! miss arizonas dress is beutiful! and i love yours! your talent was amazing! you desevrve that award!

Moira said...

Hi Maria! Congrats on your success at Miss America. You look stunning in all your photos! Thanks for the compliments on my blog as well. I would love to interview you for my blog, and write a post about your experiences at Miss America and as Irish dancer. Is there an email address I could reach you at if you're interested? You can email me at Moira56@ufl.edu.
- Moira
http://www.onmytoes.blogspot.com

sierra said...

hi maria my name is cc you came to my school today and read us a book,Irish danced. it was cool i got ur photo with an atough i called ur manager and she left a message from me. maybe we could be bestfriends?this is my moms email traceydparker@verizon.net email me plzz.

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