MALTA — The USA National Miss – New York pageant competition was held Oct. 24-25, 2015 at the Hyatt Place in Malta. The crowning glory went to Haley Curtiss, 16, of Ballston Spa.
Curtiss was crowned as as USA National Miss – New York State Teen 2016 and Senior Division Overall Role Model.
She has been competing since her first pageant as an infant at the Saratoga County Fair and has held both the Young Miss and Honor Queen titles as well as the title of Miss Empire Rose.
When asked how she felt about her win, Curtiss said “I obviously was ecstatic. I felt like after all of the hard work that I have done over years paid off and that this was the start of something big.”
Curtiss has also received honors and recognition for her work with the Chron’s and Colitis Foundation of America.
Haley was previously a student in the Ballston Spa Central School District and is now home schooled.
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