Julianna Fonseca, 17 of Seekonk was crowned Miss Massachusetts Collegiate America 2014 at the Holiday Inn & Suites, Nashua, NH. The pageant was comprised of contestants from junior high schools, high schools and the collegiate level representing Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Fonseca also won the ‘overall score award’. This criteria was based on academics, poise, confidence and interviewing skills.
Miss Fonseca will represent the Bay State at the National Miss Collegiate America Pageant to be held in July 2014 in Orlando, Florida. As the current Miss Massachusetts Collegiate America, Miss Fonseca will be a representative for the Crown C.A.R.E.S. Foundation which is a national bully awareness campaign. The Crown C.A.R.E.S. mission is to Create A Respectful Environment in Schools and youth organizations by promoting awareness and teaching tolerance for a safe and bully free environment to School-Age Children, Youth and Teens. Julianna can also be seen on TV9 Seekonk as the host of Julianna’s Warrior Nation. This program is a talk show about the happenings in and around the Seekonk High School Community.
Julianna Fonseca is the daughter of Julio & Lee Ann Fonseca and sister of Celina Fonseca. Fonseca is currently a senior at Seekonk High School and has applied to Brown University, Bentley University and Worcester Polytechnic Institute to pursue her doctorate in Actuarial Sciences.