ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The new Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen 2021 was crowned Friday night at the Berglund Center in Roanoke.
Ella Strickland, Miss Commonwealth’s Outstanding Teen was crowned on Friday, June 18 by Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen 2019-2020 Morgan Rhudy.
Strickland is from Warrenton and is a graduate of Kettle Run High School and will attend Hollins University. She also won the talent award during Friday night’s ceremony with her musical theater vocal performance.
Her Social Impact Initiative is Type 1 Diabetes Research and Support.
The finalists for this year’s Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen are:
|1st Runner Up||Ayana Johnson||Piedmont Region||$1,000|
|2nd Runner Up||Haley Day||Lynchburg||$750|
|3rd Runner Up||Jordan Welker||Roanoke Valley||$500|
|4th Runner Up||Adrianna Myles||Mountain Laurel||$250|
Additional cash scholarships awarded to candidates during Friday night’s event were:
|People’s Choice||Adrianna Myles||Mount Laurel||$500|
|Overall Evening Wear||Ella Strickland||Commonwealth||$500|
|Top SpotFund Fundraiser||Haley Day||Lynchburg||$500|
Strickland will advance to the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen competition next month in Orlando, Florida.
On Saturday, June 19, the Berglund Center will host the finale of Miss Virginia 2021. Tickets are available at www.Roanokelive.com.
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