Bryce crowned Miss IWA 2012

Published 1:47 pm Monday, March 26, 2012

The top five contestants in the 42nd annual Miss IWA Pageant were Nicole Kelly, from left, first runner-up Alexis Blankenship, Miss IWA 2012 Gaby Bryce, second runner-up Amanda Petroski and Lexi Castillo. SUBMITTED

ISLE OF WIGHT—Isle of Wight Academy sophomore Gaby Bryce was crowned Miss IWA 2012 during the 42nd annual pageant on March 17.

Alexis Blankenship was first runner-up and Amanda Petroski was second runner-up. Also among the top five out of 27 contestants were Lexi Castillo and Nicole Kelly.

Ally VanCampen was chosen for Miss Congeniality. Brielle O’Connor and Raven O’Connor tied for the People’s Choice Award. Gaby was chosen for the Best Talent.

The girls were judged on interview skills, casual clothing style and evening gown wear.

Miss IWA 2011 Lindsey Babb also crowned kindergartener Ella McConnell as Little Miss IWA.