Jasmine Williams of Elmont was crowned Miss Long Island 2021 and Olivia Collins of Wading River was crowned Miss Long Island Teen 2021 during a virtual pageant on Sunday.
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.
Olivia will be promoting her platform of suicide and mental health awareness. Jasmine will be promoting increasing access to services for children with intellectual disabilities.
Next year, the 2021 queens will compete for the titles of Miss New York USA and Miss New York Teen USA, a title that is no stranger to the Long Island pageants. Last year, Chloe Jones placed in the top 16 out of nearly 120 teens from across New York state.
The runners up for Miss Long Island were: 1st Runner Up, Samantha Trocchia of Franklin Square; 2nd Runner Up, Maxine Cesar of Valley Stream; 3rd Runner Up, Aterahme Lawrence of Greenpoint; and 4th Runner Up, Jamilah Silver of Middle Island.
The finalists for Miss Teen Long Island were: 1st Runner up, Isabella Scuteri of Medford, and 2nd Runner Up, Jennifer Argueta of Hempstead.
Other Award Winners were:
Miss Photogenic Teen: Alexa Mazzamuto, of Plainview
Miss Photogenic: Jillian Dunne, of Seaford
Community Queen Miss: Nicole Manza, of Lynbrook
Directors Award Teen: Olivia Collins, of Wading River
Directors Award Miss: Samantha Mastronardi, of Port Jefferson Station
Pageantry Spirit Award: Melanie Weidman, of Sound Beach
I Am An Inspiration Teen: Keiry Martinez, of Amityville
I Am An Inspiration Miss: Tiffany Bonet, of Uniondale
Leader of Tomorrow Award Teen: Emily Smeich, of Rocky Point
Leader of Tomorrow Award Miss: Alexandra Vernice, of Garden City
Leader of Tomorrow Award Miss: Meena Elango, of Garden City
People’s Choice Teen: Aaliyah Flores, of Hauppauge
People’s Choice Miss: Christina Bove, of Oceanside
For more information or to apply to compete, visit lipageants.com.
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