Presenting the new winners Miss Florida Keys USA, Melissa Ramirez, and Miss Florida Keys Teen USA, Veronica Alvarez, crowned at Coral Shores Performing Art Center. Both winners will advance to the state pageant of Miss Florida USA® and Miss Florida Teen USA®, preliminaries to MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA®.
Veronica Alvarez is a 14 year old student at St. Kevin Catholic School. Her hobbies are playing tennis, dancing, and drawing. Her career goal is to become a lawyer. She is the proud daughter Jose and Nolyris Alvarez, both natives of Venezuela. Veronica formerly held the winning titles of Miss Miami Tropic Jr Teen.
Melissa Ramirez is a 22 year old graduate of Florida International University with a Bachelors Degree in Communications and a minor in professional sales. She also received acting classes at Impromedy Miami. Her hobbies are boxing and fitness.
She is the proud daughter of Adriana Benitez. Melissa formerly held the winning titles of Miss Miami Tropic Teen, Miss Miami USA, and Miss Carnival Miami.
Both titleholders represented Florida Keys at the televised state pageant of MISS FLORIDA USA® and MISS FLORIDA TEEN USA® held in Hollywood. All preliminaries are part of MISS TEEN USA®, MISS USA®, and MISS UNIVERSE® all owned by Donald Trump and NBC Universal Partnership.
For more information you can visit the website at www.southfloridausapageants.com or contact the preliminary director Fatima Coello at (305) 753-1224 or via email at Beautytouchesbyf@aol.com.
You can follow the pageant on Facebook at Miss Florida Keys USA® and Miss Florida Keys Teen USA® Pageants.
- Photos by Perfect Touch Photography of Southern Florida
Contact: Fatima Coello
Preliminary Pageant Director