Miss Connecticut Scholarship Program, an Official Preliminary to the Miss America Competition

The Miss Connecticut Scholarship Organization is a non-profit organization that awards scholarships to outstanding young women to help advance them academically and professionally. Participants have gone on to achieve major success in diverse fields including medicine, law, business, broadcast journalism, theater, politics, literature and more.

The Miss Connecticut Competition is an official preliminary of the Miss America Competition, the nation’s leading achievement program and the world’s largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women.

Participation in this program provides young women with the opportunity to promote a platforms of community service, share their talents, intelligence, and positive values while serving as role models in their communities, all with the support of dedicated volunteers assisting them in their pursuit of academic excellence, service and lifelong success.

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Meet Our 2018 Title Holders & Board Members

Bridget Oei

Bridget Oei

Miss Connecticut 2018
Morgan Mancini

Morgan Mancini

Miss Connecticut's Outstanding Teen 2018
Nakiya Troth

Nakiya Troth

Executive Director & President
Melissa Durso

Melissa Durso

Vice President
Justin Farnham

Justin Farnham

State Judges Chair & Treasurer

Kristen Fruchtenicht

Secretary
Edward (EJ) Jamele

Edward (EJ) Jamele

Brand Manager & Production Director
Kimberly Taglia

Kimberly Taglia

Local Field Director