Tag: Miss Connecticut

The waiting is nearly over for contestants

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The late rock singer Tom Petty sang, “The waiting is the hardest part.” For the young women competing at Waterbury’s Palace Theater to become the next Miss Connecticut and Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen on June…

Dancing with Miss Connecticut

Miss Connecticut Bridget Oei danced her way to the state title demonstrating her agility with Irish Step Dancing. And now she will be teaching others some fleet-footed steps in Irish Step, ballet, contemporary, and jazz over the coming weeks. And…

The pageantry of Read Across America

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Southington Catholic School celebrated the 114th birthday of Dr. Suess with an exciting treat for students. Miss Connecticut 2017 Eliza Kanner spent the morning reading some of the author’s most popular books to students in…

Next stop, Miss Connecticut

On Friday and Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret in Uncasville, 17 women will compete for the opportunity to be the next Miss Connecticut. When the winner is selected, she will be following in the footsteps of the reigning…