The 2017 Miss New York Pageant Official Results

The following scholarships were awarded on May 26-28 at the Miss New York Pageant held in Staten Island, New York.  


Miss New York 2017

$10,000 scholarship

Gabrielle Walter, Western New York

Provided by the Empire State Educational Scholarship Fund 

Gabrielle will continue on to the Miss America 2018 national competition, where she will have the opportunity to earn over $50,000 in additional scholarships. 

 

 

 

 

Nina Davuluri

1st Runner Up

$5,000 scholarship

Amanda Mason

Mackenzie Perpich, Queens

Provided by the Miss New York's Outstanding Teen Program

2nd Runner Up

$4,000 scholarship

Acacia Courtney

Stephanie Meadowcroft, Greater NYC

Provided by the Children's Miracle Network Disbursement Fund

 

3rd Runner Up

$3,000 scholarship

Desiree Wiley

Baylee Simpson, Upstate New York

Provided by the Empire State Educational Scholarship Fund

 

4th Runner Up

$2,000 scholarship

Teresa Lii

Rahmeka Cox, Empire Star

Provided by Marathon Asset Management and Investors Bank

 

Miss America Academic Award

$1,000 Scholarship

Madison Embrey

Victoria Opalka, Montgomery County

Provided by the Miss America Organization

Miss America Community Service Award

$1,000 scholarship

Alyssa DePaolis

Rahmeka Cox, Empire Star

Provided by the Miss America Organization

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Miracle Maker

$500 scholarship

Nora Ali

Cassie Paradise, Finger Lakes

Provided by the Children's Miracle Network Disbursement Fund 

Top Eleven Semi-Finalists

$500 scholarship, each

Nina Zesky (Liberty), Shereen Pimentel (Heart of New York), Meghan Sinisi (Central New York), Ashley Marie Davis (Richmond County), Olivia Grant (Thousand Islands), People's Choice: Cedar Chambers (Pride of New York)

Provided by the Children's Miracle Network Disbursement Fund

The Joan Jones Overall Interview Award

$500 scholarship

Nora Ali

Nina Zesky, Liberty

Provided by the South Shore Rotary Club

The Edith Susskind State Community Service Award

$500 scholarship

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Brittney Hollingsworth, Brooklyn

Provided by Joan Giebelhaus

The Kenn Berry Miss Congeniality Spirit Award

$500 scholarship

Lonna McCary

Kathryn Beagle, Adirondack

Provided by the Cantoni Family & Stuart Williams

 

The Helen Goldsby Butterfly Effect Newcomer Award

$250 scholarship

Sara James, Fonda Fair

Provided by Helen Goldsby, Miss New York 1995

Preliminary Talent Awards

$250 scholarship, each

Blue Group: Stephanie Meadowcroft, Greater NYC 

Gold Group: Mackenzie Perpich, Queens 

Provided by Actors Connection

 

Preliminary Swimsuit Awards

$250 scholarship, each

 Blue Group: Gabrielle Walter, Western New York

Gold Group: Nina Zesky, Liberty & Baylee Simpson, Upstate New York (tie) 

Provided by Former Miss New Yorks Kandice Pelletier, Deana Herrera Walker, Judith Ann Graham, & Paula Pope Webster

The Non-Finalist Talent Award

$300 scholarship

Amanda Lee Alicea

Neetu Chandak, Seneca Falls

Provided by the Aetna Foundation 

The Non-Finalist Interview Award

$300 scholarship

Delesia Watson

Lauren Molella, Copper City

Provided by the Benevity Community Impact Fund

Thom Denely Non-Finalist Evening Wear Award

$500 scholarship

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Brittney Hollingsworth, Brooklyn

Provided by the Friends of Thom Denely