Joanne Nosuchinsky was crowned Miss New York USA 2013 Sunday night at the Purchase College Performing Arts Center in Harrison, New York. The former Miss Hell’s Kitchen NY USA 2013 beat out 20 semifinalists for the title and will represent the state of New York in the Miss USA 2013 beauty pageant in Las Vegas this June.
Nikki Orlando of Long Island, NY also beat out dozens of hopefuls to win the crown of Miss New York Teen USA 2013. She will represent the state of New York at the Miss USA Teen 2013 beauty pageant taking place in the Bahamas this July.
The event was hosted by former pageant contestant and MTV VJ Susie Castillo. The panel of judges included MTV personality Evan Starkman, celebrity stylist Darius Baptist and professional BMX rider Nigel Sylvester.