4-8-2019 Lancaster, PA. The state of Pennsylvania has two new queens! On Saturday, April 6th, the Miss PA for America and Mrs. PA America pageant was held at the Ware Theater in Lancaster, PA. Mindy Jo Miller, from Butler County, was crowned as Miss PA for America 2019 and Rebecca West-Hensinger, from Lehigh County, was crowned as Mrs. PA America 2019. The 2018 Mrs. PA America titleholder, Sandahl Taylor, crowned both ladies.
Rebecca West Hensinger, an award-winning Ironman Triathlete was crowned Mrs. Pennsylvania America 2019. Her pageant platform is “Educational Equality.” She has completed triathlons on four continents and was a member of Team USA triathlon 2018. She has been awarded All World Athlete Ironman status 3 years in a row and currently holds Silver status for her international top 5% age group finish times. She is currently in active training to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro with her husband in 2020.
Mindy Jo Miller, a gymnastics’ coach, made history by becoming the first ever Miss Pennsylvania for America 2019, a pageant designed for woman who are single (Never Married, Divorced, Widowed or Legally Separated). Her pageant platform is “The Silent Epidemic: Bringing Awareness to Anxiety and Depression.” Mindy graduated from Butler County Community College in Butler, PA with an associate degree in Communications. She is also a graduate from ICM School of Business with an associate degree in Business Management. She is currently enrolled at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition for Health Coaching.
The winners of Miss PA for America and Mrs. PA America will move on to their respective national pageants, Miss for America and Mrs. America, in August. The national pageants will be held at the Westgate Hotel in Las, Vegas.
The pageant was produced by An Officer and Gentlewoman, LLC, A Veteran-Owned production company, headquartered in Washington, DC. The event was presented by ThomasRiley Strategies, LLC, listed on Inc. magazines top 5000 companies in America.
Here are the winners:
Mrs. PA America 2019 Winner: Rebecca West-Hensinger
Mrs. PA America 2019 1st Runner-Up: Tammy Enck
Mrs. PA America 2019 2nd Runner-Up: Adrean Turner
Mrs. PA America Fabulous Face: Adrean Turner
Mrs. PA America 2019 Fitness Award: Rebecca West-Hensinger
Miss PA for America Winner: Mindy Jo Miller
Miss PA for America 1st Runner-Up: Tiffany Rivel
Miss PA for America 2nd Runner-Up: Rachel Rakovan
Miss PA for America Fabulous Face: Rachel Rakovan
Miss PA for America Fitness Award: Mindy Jo Miller
Miss PA America and Mrs. PA America 2019 Sponsorship Award: Rebecca West-Hensinger
Miss PA America and Mrs. PA America 2019 Congeniality Award: Rebecca West-Hensinger
Miss PA America and Mrs. PA America 2019 Entourage Award: Rebecca West-Hensinger
Mission: The Miss PA for America and Mrs. PA America publicly recognize women, living in the state of Pennsylvania, who have obtained personal, professional, and community achievements. As official preliminary pageants to Miss for America and Mrs. America, respectively, the pageants welcome women from all ethnic backgrounds to compete in a yearly pageant for the titles.
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