Madison Argandona of Stony Brook was crowned Miss Long Island 2020 and Chloe
Jones of North Babylon was crowned Miss Long Island Teen 2020 during a pageant Sunday at the Madison Theatre at Molloy College in Rockville Centre.
J & L Dream Productions, Inc., which hosted the event, said the duo will now begin their year of appearances promoting their platforms and engaging in the Long Island community. Chloe will be promoting her platform of American Diabetes Association focusing on Juvenile Pump Therapy and Madison will be promoting Love is Respect: Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship.
In January, the 2020 queens will compete for the titles of Miss New York USA and Miss New York Teen USA. Last year, Miss Long Island Teen 2019 Geanna Koulouris placed in the top 17 out of nearly 130 teens from across New York State.
The runners up for Miss Long Island were: 1st Runner Up, Tara Bernstein, of Valley Stream; 2nd Runner Up, Samantha Trocchia, of Franklin Square; 3rd Runner Up, Meena Elango, of Garden City; and 4th Runner Up, Olivia Recine, of Saint James.
The finalists for Miss Teen Long Island were: 1st Runner up, Jenna Hofmann, of West Islip, 2nd Runner Up, Kristen Rosario, of East Northport, 3rd Runner Up, Jilda DelCol, of Smithtown; and 4th Runner Up, Raina Haynes, of West Babylon.
Other Award Winners included:
Miss Photogenic Teen: Danielle Kaczynski, Islip Terrace
Miss Photogenic: Christina Bove, Oceanside
Community Queen Teen: Jilda Del Col, Smithtown
Community Queen Miss: Melanie Weidman, Sound Beach
Directors Award Teen: Juliet Watstein, Wantagh
Directors Award Miss: Leeanna Rutigliano, Medford
Pageantry Spirit Award: Raina Haynes, West Babylon
Miss Congeniality Teen Division: Chloe Jones, North Babylon
Miss Congeniality Miss Division: Samantha Trocchia, Franklin Square
Leader of Tomorrow Award Teen: Chloe Jones, North Babylon
Leader of Tomorrow Award Miss: Michelle Paltan, Coram
People’s Choice Teen: Danielle Kaczynski, Islip Terrace
People’s Choice Miss: Brianna Uribe, Copiague
For more information or to apply to compete, visit lipageants.com.