Elizabeth Cardillo was crowned the title of Miss Pennsylvania USA 2015 at the conclusion of the state pageant held on December 12, 2014 at held at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport.
She will represent the state of Pennsylvania in the Miss USA 2015 pageant.
Elizabeth Cardillo’s first walk as the Miss Pennsylvania USA 2015. She will compete in the Miss USA 2015 pageant.
The 24-year-old beauty from Allen Park competed many times in the Miss California USA pageant and made it to the top 10 in 2014, top 10 in 2013 and top 20 in 2012. She grew up in the small community of Hampton in the Pittsburgh suburbs and graduated from Hampton High School. She later moved to Los Angeles where she obtained her fashion merchandising degree from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) and has now returned to her home state.
Newly crowned Miss Pennsylvania USA 2015 Elizabeth Cardillo (front row, center) and her runners-up.
The first runner-up was Elena LaQuatra, who was Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA 2010 and Miss Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen 2007.
The second runner-up was Andrea Shen who was the second runner-up in Miss Pennsylvania USA 2014.
The third runner-up was Deana Sophia Vera who was the former Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA 2011.
The fourth runner-up was Cassandra Angst, who was also the fourht runner-up in Miss Pennsylvania USA 2014.
– Miss Congeniality: Alexandra Bristow
– Miss Photogenic: Cassandra Angst
Semi-finalists: Nicolette Bendick, Jessica Bermudez, Alexandra Bristow, Alex-Taylor Deitz, Laura DiFrancesco, Antonia Gore, Krystal Gregorio, Kelsey Landy, Julia Pauline and Natalie Romano.
At the same event, Jasmine Daniels was crowned Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA 2015 and will compete in the Miss Teen USA 2015 pageant. Her court includes the first runner-up Alana Andersen, the second runner-up Sydney Dolanch, the third runner-up Madonna Mantione, and the fourth runner-up Lauren Dunegan.
Photos courtesy of Edwin Shaw Photography/PageantImages.com.