Madeline Carter Miss Greater Cleveland Crowning

Theatre and broadcasting and mass communication major Madeline Carter was crowned Miss Greater Cleveland and will go on to the Miss Ohio competition.

BW Student is Crowned Miss Greater Cleveland

April 15, 2017

Carter being crowned Miss Greater Cleveland

Madeline Carter '19, a theatre and broadcasting and mass communication major, was crowned Miss Greater Cleveland in the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program and will go on to compete for the title of Miss Ohio at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio from June 15 through 17.

Carter was awarded $500 in scholarships for winning the title of Miss Greater Cleveland, bringing to $1,500 the total in scholarships earned so far in various pageant competitions.

The state pageant is funded by The Miss America Organization, which bills itself as "one of the nation’s leading achievement programs, and the world’s largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women."

Having the time of her life 

The competition consists of an interview with the judges and a series of on stage categories: evening wear, on stage question, talent and swimsuit. The contestants are also charged with the task of developing their own personal platforms, which they individually promote throughout their communities.

Madeline Carter Miss Greater Cleveland

Carter’s platform, I Am: Define Yourself, Define Your Dreams, encourages individuals to stay positive in the face of adversity and to set and accomplish goals on the path for future success.

"I had a peaceful feeling throughout the competition, knowing that the results were in God’s hands," Carter said. "Every time I walked out on that stage, and even in the interview room, I was having the time of my life!"

Carter’s favorite part of the competition was her vocal performance in the talent portion because she has been involved in the arts her entire life..

"I couldn’t have done it without the tremendous support from BW. My experience so far at BW has shaped me into a well-rounded intellectual, artist and individual." Carter said.