Ramirez puts best foot forward in local pageant

Miss Gabriella Ramirez of Mathis recently competed in the Miss Lake Corpus Christi Queens contest held in Mathis. Pictured from left are Baby Miss Annalin Pena (21-month-old daughter of Trisha Pena, Banquete), event director Orene Custer of Mathis, Junior Miss Cailyn Cruz (12-year-old daughter of Melissa Cruz, Corpus Christi), Little Miss Emmelia Ayala (8-year-old daughter of Vanessa and Ruben Ayala Jr., Corpus Christi), Tiny Miss Gianna Zamora (3-year-old daughter of Michael Hernandez and Adrianna Trevino, Corpus Christi), Miss Gabriella Ramirez (24-year-old daughter of Rachel Trevino, Mathis), Junior Miss Angelina Garcia (12-year-old daughter of Noemi and Chris Garcia, Corpus Christi), Teen Miss Monica Rodriguez (13-year-old daughter of Meg Rodriguez, Corpus Christi) and event director Lawrene Hardy of Mathis.

MATHIS – The Miss Lake Corpus Christi Pageant was held Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Old Highway 9 Event Center in Mathis.

Contestants glided the runway for a crowd of more than 100 friends and family. This was a crown-all pageant. Each contestant won a crown and banner. They are also eligible to compete in the Miss Texas Seashores USA Finals to be held in July 2020 in Corpus Christi. Contestants donated fleece blankets to be presented to the Children’s Advocacy Center of the Coastal Bend. 

This was the first of six Miss Texas Seashores USA pageants to be held in 2019-2020. The next pageant is the Miss Port Aransas on Nov. 16, with age groups for 0–29 year olds. For more information, visit misstexasseashoresusa.com.