Gabriella Maggiacomo was crowned Miss Rhode Island Teen USA 2014 at the state pageant held on September 8th, 2013 at the Rhode Island Center for Performing Arts (RICPA) in Cranston. The 17-year-old beauty from Hope will represent the state of Rhode Island in the Miss Teen USA 2014 pageant, traditionally held in the Bahamas in July.
Gabriella is currently a senior at St Mary’s Academy-Bay View. Her court includes: the first runner-up Ashton Penney, the second runner-up Brianna Vega, the third runner-up Kristen Hanlon and the fourth runner-up Katie Bergantine.
Miss Rhode Island Teen USA 2014 top 13: Mary Malloy, Kristen Hanlon, Ashton Penney, Nicole Pallozzi, Jia-Na Baker, Alexandra Coppa, Gabriella Maggiacomo, Rachel Curry, Katie Bergantine, Sophia Desmarais, Brianna Vega, Tianna Murgo, Abby Mansolillo.
At the same event, Christina Palavra was crowned Miss Rhode Island USA 2014and will represent the state of Rhode Island in the Miss USA 2014 pageant, scheduled for next summer in Florida.