Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Pageant Weekend Day 2

 Day 2 began with dress and technical rehearsal, all leading up to show time!   Excitement was in the air as the ladies were backstage prepping for the show.  Several former Mrs. Maine America's were in attendance and the ballroom was packed with family and friends of the contestants ready to cheer them on as they took the stage!

Mrs. ME '11 and Mistress of Ceremonies Tina Hendricks
w/Mrs. Portland and Mrs. Wells
Mrs. ME '10 and Choreographer Christine Blake w/Julia Furtado,
who sang "Let It Go" during the show

Mrs. Lewiston Courtney Bain wins the Mrs. Photogenic Award

Mrs. Farmington Briana Noles is selected as Mrs. Congeniality
by her fellow contestants

Mrs. Gardiner Meghan Gray is selected to receive the Director's Award
The Top 5: Mrs. Wells, Mrs. Seacoast, Mrs. Lewiston,
Mrs. Sebec, and Mrs. Gardiner

Lisa in her final moments as Mrs. Maine America 2013
4th Runner Up - Mrs. Gardiner Meghan Gray
3rd Runner Up - Mrs. Wells Beth Jones
2nd Runner Up - Mrs. Lewiston Courtney Bain
Top 2 - Mrs. Sebec and Mrs. Seacoast
1st Runner Up - Mrs. Seacoast Lori Geroulo-White


Judges: Todd Chamberlain, Susan Dench, Shannon Moss,
and Patricia Haverly-Johndro

Former Mrs. ME America: '00, '05, '10, '11, '14, '13, '94, '96, '95, '12. '93
Husband Ryan and sons Landon and Jackson

Contestant Coordinator Christie Cantara and State Director Debra Pronovost

Final Pageant Results:
4th Runner Up - Mrs. Gardiner Meghan Gray
3rd Runner Up - Mrs. Wells Beth Jones
2nd Runner Up - Mrs. Lewiston Courtney Bain
1st Runner Up - Mrs. Seacoast Lori Geroulo-White
Mrs. Maine America 2014 - Mrs. Sebec Liza Smith

Mrs. Photogenic - Mrs. Lewiston Courtney Bain
Mrs. Congeniality - Mrs. Farmington Briana Noles
Director's Award - Mrs. Gardiner Meghan Gray
Marriage Longevity Award - Mrs. Beals Jannell Beal
Fitness Award - Mrs. Sebec Liza Smith
Evening Gown Award - Mrs. Seacoast Lori Geroulo-White

Pageant Weekend Day 1

Pageant Weekend finally arrived at Seasons Event & Conference Center in Portland!Day 1 was spent having a photo shoot with Focus Photography and then the all important Interview Competition with our prestigious panel of judges.  Rehearsals lasted throughout the afternoon and then the ladies enjoyed a delicious dinner with their husbands before night rehearsal.  A very busy and fun day!


Waiting to enter the Interview Room

Receiving their gift bags

Choreographer Christine Blake chats before beginning rehearsal


Some of the pageant staff
Rehearsal with the husbands

Final Rehearsal

Final Pageant Rehearsal was held at Fitness Factory in Portland the weekend prior to the pageant.  It was the 1st time all 13 contestants had been together as a group during preparation time.

The 2014 contestants w/ Mrs. ME '13