2018 Miss New Jersey Contestants


Miss Atlantic County

Name:  Avery Wythe

Age:  19

Hometown:  Port Republic

School: Notre Dame University

Platform:  Show You C.A.R.E.

Talent:  Dramatic Monologue



Miss Atlantic Shores

Name:  Christa Steiner

Age: 19

Hometown:  Beach Haven

School:  Manhattan School of Music

Platform:  ART for smART

Talent:  Broadway Vocal




Miss Avalon

Name:  Lauren Staub

Age: 24

Hometown:  Avon

School:  Montclair State University – Graduate

Platform: It Starts with a Script: Tackling the Opioid Epidemic

Talent: Vocal




Miss Bergen County

Name: Disha Dass

Age:  22

Hometown:  New Milford

School:  Rutgers University-Master of Education Candidate

Platform:  Love Will Win:  Beyond Marriage Equality

Talent:  Piano



Miss Camden County

Name:  Sophia Vicari

Age: 21

Hometown: Magnolia

School: Fairleigh Dickinson University

Platform: The Princess Promise

Talent: Vocal





Miss Cape May County

Name:  Michelle Wanner

Age: 19

Hometown:  Sea Isle City

School:  St. Joseph’s University

Platform:  Puppies with Professions

Talent:  Dance





Miss Cape Shores

Name: Alyssa Sullivan

Age:  22

Hometown:  Cape May

School:  Rowan University

Platform:  Peer Challenge Commit 2 Character

Talent:  Vocal






Miss Central Coast

Name: Amanda Rae Ross

Age: 22

Hometown:  Egg Harbor

School:  Stockton University

Platform:  Autism Acceptance

Talent:  Dance





Miss Coastal Shores

Name:  Natalie Ragazzo

Age: 22

Hometown: Ocean City

School: Belmont University

Platform:  Anxiety and Depression:  Ending the Stigma

Talent:  Vocal







Miss Columbus Day

Name:  Julia Magill

Age:  21

Hometown:  West Deptford

School:  Rowan University

Platform:  Feeding our Families

Talent:  Lyrical Dance







Miss Cumberland County

Name:  Olivia Cruz

Age: 21

Hometown:  Vineland

School:  University of the Arts

Platform: Love Through Laces

Talent:  Dance







Miss Eastern Shore

Name: Madison Welsh

Age:  19

Hometown:  Westville

School:  Neumann University

Platform:  SPIN-Share Positive Instead of Negative

Talent:  Tap Dance





Miss Garden State

Name:  Jacqueline Algarra

Age:  23

Hometown: Marlton

School:  Holy Family University

Platform: The National Eating Disorder Association and Body Positivity

Talent: Vocal




Miss Gateway

Name:  Annelise Malgieri

Age:  21

Hometown:  Branchville

School:  William Paterson University

Platform:  No Mind Left Behind: A Mental Health Awareness Initiative

Talent:  Dance




Miss Gloucester County

Name:  Hannah Marie Vendetta

Age:  21

Hometown: Pitman

School:  Rowan University

Platform:  Save Your Lungs, Save Your Life

Talent:  Polynesian Dance



Miss Monmouth County

Name:  Jade Glab

Age:  18

Hometown:  Belmar

School:  Brookdale Community College

Platform:  Fit, Fun & Fabulous – Health Eating Habits

Talent:  Opera




 Miss North Jersey

Name: Ashley Terpak

Age:  19

Hometown:  Sparta

School:  County College of Morris

Platform:  Eating Disorder Awareness – Alex’s Story

Talent:  Dance




Miss North Jersey Meadows

Name:  Jessica Milne

Age: 24

Hometown: New Milford

School:  Fairleigh Dickinson University – Graduate

Platform: LGBTeen Advocacy

Talent: Vocal





Miss Northern Highlands

Name:  Katrina Biss

Age:  23

Hometown:  Pompton Lakes

School:  William Paterson – Grad School

Platform:  Erase the Stigma-Substance Abuse Awareness, Recovery & Prevention

Talent:  Vocal





Miss Northern Lakes

Name:  Jessica Ervey

Age:  21

Hometown:  Andover

School:  Centenary University

Platform:  Hope Garden for Domestic Abuse

Talent:  Jazz Dance






Miss Ocean County

Name:  Alexandra DeForge

Age: 19

Hometown:  Brick

School:  Wagner College

Platform: Minding Your Health-Striking Down the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Talent: Vocal





Miss Ramapo Valley

Name:  Ria Gulati

Age:  22

Hometown:  Fair Lawn

School:  Rutgers University – Graduate

Platform:  “Use Your Life” – Discovering Your Best Self Through  Volunteerism

Talent:  Punjabi Bhangra Dance




Miss Seashore Line

Name:  Kyra Seeley

Age:  21

Hometown: Middlesex

School: Rutgers University

Platform:  Leave the Light On: Mental Health Awareness

Talent:  Irish Step Dance




Miss South Jersey

Name:  Jessica Indio

Age:  23

Hometown:  Hammonton

School:  Fashion Institute of Technology

Platform:  The Wealth in Health:  The Payoff in Healthy Living

Talent:  Dance




Miss South Shore

Name:  Jaime Gialloreto

Age: 18

Hometown: Woolwich Township

School: Loyola University

Platform: Don’t Get Nutty: Food Allergy Awareness

Talent: Dance




Miss Stars & Stripes

Name:  Marielle Marlys

Age: 20

Hometown:  Wall

School:  New York University

Platform:  Be Smart, Don’t Start

Talent: Piano




Miss Tri-County

Name:  Justine Murray

Age:  19

Hometown:  Denville

School:  Syracuse University

Platform: Ready, Set, Vote

Talent:  Vocal




Miss Veterans Day

Name:  Amanda Peacock

Age: 18

Hometown:  Williamstown

School:  Montclair University

Platform:  Distracted Driving Awareness:  Just Drive #ItCanWait

Talent:  Vocal


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