Miss Virginia World
Formation1951
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersMidlothian
Location
Membership
Miss World America (1951–present)
Official language
English
State Director
Sabrina Vaz Barros
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Miss Virginia World competition is a beauty pageant that selects the representative for Virginia in the Miss World America pageant.[1][2]

The current Miss Virginia World is Catherine Perez of New York City, NY.

Winners

Color key
Year Name Hometown Age
[notes 1]
Placement at Miss World America Special awards at Miss World America Notes
2020 Catherine Perez[3] New York City, NY TBD TBD
2019 Kyra Cromwell[4] Franklin 25
2018 did not compete
2017 Mollie Thorsen Alexandria 25 Top 16
Sasha Perea Richmond 23 Top 16 Previously 2nd Runner-Up at Miss World America 2016.
Lili Klainer Leesburg 24
2016 Sasha Perea Richmond 22 2nd Runner-Up Beach Beauty Later Top 16 semi-finalist at Miss World America 2017.
Faatima Brown Lorton 21
Natalie Macdisi Virginia Beach 21
Yvette Blaess Virginia Beach 24
2015 Arielle Saige Rosmarino[5] Salem 23 4th Runner-Up Best Introduction Video Previously Miss Virginia USA 2014 and Top 20 semi-finalist at Miss USA 2014.
Miss Virginia United States 2014
2014 Phyllicia Whittingham
Miss Virginia World
2013 No titleholders as Miss World America was designated from 2006-2013.
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005 No known representatives from Virginia from 2003-2005.
2004
2003
2002 No titleholders as Miss World America was designated from 1995-2002.
2001
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
1995
1994 Chera Wood
1993 Yu-Ping Fan
1992 Regan Davis
Miss Virginia USA 1981-1991
1991 Traci Dority Fairfax
1990 Evelyn Green Richmond
1989 Kimberly Nicewonder Bristol Miss Congeniality Current director of the Miss Virginia USA and Miss Virginia Teen USA pageants under her married name, Kim Nicewonder-Johnson[6]
1988 Denise Adrain Smith Fairfax
1987 Marsha Ralls Alexandria 24 Top 11
1986 Maureen McDonnell Alexandria Was a Cheerleader for Notre Dame.
1985 Dana Bryant Richmond Miss Teen All American 1984
1984 Leah Rush Leesburg
1983 Tai Collins Virginia Beach Model and actress whose credits include Baywatch and Playboy magazine, Television Writer and Producer whose credits include SAF3 and Baywatch.
1982 Sondra Dee Jones Richmond 24 Top 12 Miss Photogenic
1981 Pamela Elizabeth Hutchens Newport News 22 Top 12 General District Court Judge in Virginia Beach, Virginia
Miss Virginia World
1980 Cathy Bohannon 1st Runner-Up
1979 Carter Wilson Harrisonburg 23 Miss World America 1979 Top 15 semi-finalist at Miss World 1979.
1978 Debbie Walker
1977 Cindy Darlene Miller Chesapeake 20 Miss World USA 1977 4th Runner-Up at Miss World 1977.
1976 Carolyn Jeanine Curtis 2nd Runner-Up
1975 Debbie Joan Evans
1974 Patricia Lynn Bailey Norfolk 19 Later Miss American Beauty 1975 (Miss U.S. International 1975). 3rd Runner-Up at Miss International 1975, as Miss American Beauty (USA).
1973 Lauren Ann Riley Top 16
1972 Marie Ann Hunderleiter Top 7
1971 Carolyn Rea Martin
1970 Patricia A. Moldovan 3rd Runner-Up
1969 Gail Renshaw Arlington 22 Miss World USA 1969
(then resigned)
1st Runner-Up at Miss World 1969.
Renshaw later resigned, after competing in Miss World, to get married. The Miss World USA title then passed to the 1st Runner-Up of Miss World USA 1969, Connie Lee Hagard of Texas.
1968 Deborah Shelton Norfolk 19 1st Runner-Up Later Miss Virginia USA 1970 and Miss USA 1970. 1st Runner-Up at Miss Universe 1970, as U.S.A..
1967 Brenda Maddox Top 15
1966 Patricia Rae Shaper 2nd Runner-Up
1965 Cathy Jean Cornell
1964 did not compete
1963 Faye Miriam Amy Atkinson
1962 Laurie Mills
1961 Laurie Mills
1960 Patricia Buck
1959 No known representatives from Virginia in 1958 & 1959.
1958
Miss Virginia USA 1953-1957
1957 Patricia Bush Portsmouth
1956 Audra Stark Virginia Beach
1955 Jeannie Asble Portsmouth
1954 Ellen Whitehead Chatham 1st Runner-Up (later dethroned for being underage)
1953 Dorothy Lee Bailey Norfolk
Miss Virginia World
1952 No known representatives from the Virginia in 1951 & 1952.
1951
Notes to table
  1. ^ Age at the time of the Miss World America pageant

References

  1. ^ "Miss World USA Pageant". Archived from the original on 2014-10-21. Retrieved 2014-12-19.
  2. ^ The American representatives to Miss World 1978-1994
  3. ^ "Miss World America Virginia 2020 – Miss World America". Retrieved 2020-09-15.
  4. ^ "Miss World America - Virginia".
  5. ^ "Arielle Rosmarino, Miss Virginia World 2015 - Ask the Crown with Elizabeth Safrit, March 19, 2015". Pageant Live - YouTube. March 19, 2015. Retrieved September 14, 2020.
  6. ^ "Pageant Staff". Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved July 10, 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)