Louise Guardia: Miss Fitzgerald 1950

Local Title:

Miss Fitzgerald 1950

State Title:

Miss Georgia 1950

My talent for the Miss Georgia pageant was giving an oral reading of a poem I wrote. After winning, I returned to my hometown of Fitzgerald, taught Sunday school, and raised three daughters.———————————————— Attached Images: 14573040_10208058608804488_1850510575703290633_n.jpg, 18342636_10155273607207964_7653729069725577633_n.jpg ————————————————- Image Captions: Miss Georgia Parade in…

Neva Jane Langley Fickling – Obituary

Originally posted at http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/macon/obituary.aspx?pid=161139705 Neva Langley Fickling Macon, Ga- Neva Jane Langley Fickling, born January 25, 1933, died at her home on November 18, 2012. Neva grew up in a typical small American town, Lakeland, Florida. A few years earlier her parents had left the…

Kim of Queens

Originally posted on http://www.mylifetime.com/shows/kim-of-queens/about “Kim of Queens’” sassy star Kim Gravel, one of the country’s most successful and outspoken pageant coaches, is on a mission to find diamonds in the rough and transform them into confident young women in the all-new Lifetime docuseries “Kim of…

Suellen Cochran Demaline

Local Titles:

Miss Southeastern Ohio, Miss Southwestern Ohio, Miss Licking County Ohio

State Title:

Miss Ohio 1986

Miss America Swimsuit Winner

Suellen is Miss Ohio 1986, and was a Miss America Top 10 Finalist as well as Miss America Swimsuit & Talent Winner. On her road to becoming Miss Ohio, she held the titles of Miss Southeastern Ohio 1986 (the title she held when she…

Christi Paul HLN/CNN Anchor

Local Titles:

Miss Mansfield and Miss Greater Cleveland, 1991–92

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Christi Paul is a former Miss Mansfield and Miss Greater Cleveland, 1991–92; and third runner up to Miss Ohio, 1993 Christi Paul has a dual role as an anchor for CNN’s HLN News Now (2 p.m. ET) and for In Session on the truTV…

Lisa Kleypas – Romance Novelist


Lisa Kleypas is a die hard romantic!  This former Miss Massachusetts is a best selling author of historical romance novels.  She is one talented queen! ABOUT LISA After graduating from Wellesley College with a political science degree, Lisa published her first novel at age twenty-one….

Seva Day-May

Local Title:

Miss Thomasville 1974


I have been living in Shreveport, LA for 37 years. I am married to Byron May, a lifelong resident of Shreveport. We have two grown sons, Dr. Blake May and Logan May. Both are married to wonderful girls who have given us three grandsons….

Jonna Fitzgerald

State Title:

Miss Texas 1985


JONNA FITZGERALD is a violinist of national renown.  Representing her home state as Miss Texas 1985, Jonna thrilled audiences from coast to coast in September 1985 with her rendition of the “Orange Blossom Special” during the nationwide television broadcast of the Miss America Pageant prior to being…

Leighton Jordan


Leighton worked with cancer patients while she was Miss Georgia and now is studying to be an oncology nurse at The University of Alabama Two pageants in one!  Miss Georgia Leighton Jordan passed the crown on to Carly Mathis at the Miss Georgia Scholarship…

Samantha Mohr CNNi Weather Anchor


I was a musical theatre buff who loved the stage but never pictured myself as a queen!  But a few weeks after watching Bobbie Eakes compete in Miss America as Miss Georgia I ran into her on the campus of UGA.  I stumbled and…