Rutland teen to compete in Miss Ohio Teen USA

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Skyla Coleman

Skyla Coleman

RUTLAND — Skyla Coleman of Rutland will compete this weekend in the Miss Ohio Teen USA 2017 competition.

The competition is to take place Nov. 11 and 12 in Springfield, Ohio. Over 100 young women are expected to participate, representing every corner and major city in ohio.

“We are overwhelmed by the response and caliber of all of the participants from Ohio,” Melissa Pitchford, Executive Director with the Miss Universe Organization stated in a news release. “There is no better opportunity for ambitious young women out there today. The Miss Ohio Teen USA competition offers young women in the state of Ohio an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to advance their personal and professional goals.” The Miss Ohio Teen USA and the Miss Ohio USA Pageant will be offering over $800,000 in college scholarships to be awarded to the winners, finalists and semi-finalists.

The final competition, which will be heldat the Kuss Auditorium of Clark State Community College Saturday, Nov. 12, consists of three proportional segments: evening gown, fitness/swimsuit and the final question.

The winner will be announced claiming the title and prize list which includes travel, wardrobe, college scholarships and the opportunity to represent the state at the Miss Teen USA competition in the summer of 2017.

The preliminary show is to take place on Friday, Nov. 11 at the same location.

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Skyla Coleman Coleman

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