Marybeth Noonan Crowned Miss Maine 2017
Marybeth Noonan was crowned Miss Maine 2017 on April 23, 2016 at Catherine McAuley High School in Portland, Maine. She is the first official contestant for Miss America 2017. At the same event, Katherine Rushlau was adjudged as the first runner up and Madison Leslie was crowned Miss Maine’s Outstanding Teen 2017.
Marybeth is a student at Lyndon State College. She was also the first runner-up at Miss Maine 2015 pageant. The reigning Miss America, Betty Cantrell tweeted post the pageant, “Can’t believe we already have our first 2016 state titleholder!”
Maine has been participating at Miss America pageant since 1937, but has never produced a winner.
Miss America 2017 is scheduled be held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Sunday, September 11, 2016. The event will be broadcast by ABC in the United States.