Miss Minnesota 2015
Eden Prairie, Minnesota: The Miss Minnesota Scholarship Pageant, affiliated with the Miss America Organization, is pleased to announce the new 2015 Miss Minnesota titleholder, Rachel Latuff, who was crowned Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Eden Prairie High School Performing Arts Center.
This year marks the 80th Anniversary of the Miss Minnesota Scholarship Pageant. Sam Haskell, CEO of the Miss America Organization, was also in attendance this evening.
Rachel, a Secondary Visual Arts teacher for St. Louis County Schools, is a graduate of the University of Minnesota – Duluth with a Bachelor of Arts degree in K-12 Art Education. Before accepting the crown as Miss Minnesota, Rachel represented Southern Minnesota as Miss Olmsted County.
Rachel joined twenty-six other contestants from local Minnesota pageants in the competition, which is scored in six categories: private interview, talent performance, evening wear, on-stage question, lifestyle and fitness and service for Children’s Miracle Network. Rachel won the Team Kick Buttschau scholarship award for the preliminary lifestyle & fitness competition.
In addition to acting as an ambassador for the official National Platform of the Miss America Organization, the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Rachel’s year of service will center on advancing her platform, “
The Heart of Learning: Providing What Our Classrooms Need.
Rachel will compete for the national title of Miss America in Atlantic City, New Jersey in September of 2015.
For information about booking appearances, please visit the Miss Minnesota Scholarship Pageant website: www.missminnesota.org.
photo by Sarah Morreim Photography