Cranberry woman wins Miss Pennsylvania USA pageant
Valerie Gatto of Cranberry won the Miss Pennsylvania USA pageant Sunday night at the Hyatt Regency at Pittsburgh International Airport, officials said.
Gatto, 24, beat 52 candidates to represent the state at the Miss USA 2014 Pageant, to be held at a date to be determined in Las Vegas, said pageant spokesman Randy Sanders.
Sydney Robinson, 16, of Williamsport was crowned Miss Teen Pennsylvania USA out of a field of 58.
In addition to competing for the national crown, the two will spend a year representing the pageant and the state at ceremonial functions.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Steelers notebook: Injuries finally become issue at training camp
- Inside the Steelers: QB Jones continues to get majority of snaps
- Steelers swap draft pick for Eagles cornerback
- Pirates notebook: New acquisition Happ more than happy to fill spot in rotation
- Former Steeler Mendenhall relishes writing for HBO’s ‘Ballers’
- Gameday: Pirates at Reds, Aug. 2, 2015
- Architecture: Visionaries saw buildings but not the political surroundings
- East Liberty native steps off Broadway to bring ‘Kinky Boots’ home
- Road Trip! Destination: Cuyahoga Valley National Park
- Pittsburgh Glass Center exhibits new wares that reinterpret antiquities
- Western Pa. prosecutors zero in on human trafficking; legislation pending