Alyssa Taglia Crowned Miss Connecticut 2016
Alyssa Tagila was crowned Miss Connecticut 2016 on June 18, 2016 at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret in Uncasville. Alyssa Tagila will now compete at Miss America 2017
, scheduled to be held on September 11, 2016 in New Jersey.
Competing against 16 other women, Taglia impressed the jury and walked home with the title of Miss Connecticut. Besides winning Miss Connecticut, Taglia was selected as the People’s Choice. She also received the Miracle Maker award as the contestant who raised the most money for the Children’s Miracle Network. Alyssa was tied for the Lifestyle and Fitness Award during the preliminary competition.
The other top five contestants at Miss Connecticut 2016 were Gina Salvatore of Wethersfield, who was competing as Miss Wolcott, and Alyssa Anderson of Wolcott, who was competing as Miss Plantsville.
What do you think about the chances of newly crowned Miss Connecticut at Miss America 2017?