Yarelis Salgado, the reigning Miss Rio Grande, was crowned Miss Puerto Rico 2014 at the conclusion of the Miss Puerto Rico scholarship pageant held on June 29th, 2014 at the El San Juan Hotel & Casino, in San Juan. She will represent Puerto Rico at the upconming Miss America 2015 pageant, scheduled for September 14th, 2014 in Atlantic City.
Yarelis Salgado wins Miss Puerto Rico 2014 and will compete in Miss America 2015 pageant
Yarelis Salgado, 20, is currently a student at the University of Puerto Rico at Bayamon, where she is working on a degree in human biology.
She plans to attend medical school at Columbia University through online classes and doesn’t want to take time off school despite winning the crown.
Yarelis’s platform is “Give A Smile to A Child with Cancer”.
Her talent is dance on Bomba / Flamenco Fusion.