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Miss Connecticut in the News

Miss Connecticut to host virtual program ‘The Black Queen Experience’ July 7

Jul 2, 2019 – The issues raised by the Black Lives Movement will be the focus of a virtual panel hosted by the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Organization Tuesday, July 7…read more

A survivor herself, Miss Connecticut focuses on helping cancer patients

Dec 20, 2019 – At 13, she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, suffered a stroke, and underwent treatment and rehab for two years. After recovery, she entered the Miss Connecticut competition four times before she won, and her focus is on helping cancer patients. “No one chooses to get cancer,” she said…read more

Connecticut Welcomes New Miss America

Dec 20, 2019 – Camille Shrier, a biochemist and a Virginia Tech graduate, traded in her Miss Virginia title for that of Miss America, as she was crowned at the competition finals, on Dec. 19 at Mohegan Sun…read more

Miss CT Jillian Duffy talks about Miss America (video)

Sept 5, 2019 – Miss Connecticut 2019 Jillian Duffy of Burlington will take the main stage at Miss America at Mohegan Sun in December. Duffy will be promoting pediatric cancer research and awareness. She shares her story about being a pediatric cancer survivor…read more  

Miss Connecticut takes the stage at Miss America pageant

Dec 16, 2019 – For the first time ever, the Miss America pageant is being held right here in Connecticut. The preliminaries for the event kicked off Sunday at Mohegan Sun, with Burlington’s own Miss Connecticut Jillian Duffy competing…read more

From Patient to Pageant Queen

Aug 30, 2019 – Less than a decade ago, she was a patient at Connecticut Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. In fact, she still has a photo from when she met Brittany Decker, Miss Connecticut 2010, at the Medical Center…read more

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