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Newark Resident Wins Miss New Jersey Crown in State Pageant


By: Richard L. Smith 

Ms. Tatiana Staciuk, 21, of Newark, has been crowned Miss New Jersey in the Miss American Coed pageant system this past weekend.

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In addition to winning the prestigious title, RLS Media has learned that she also secured victories in the talent, fashion, and photogenic categories.

Tatiana has been passionate about dancing since she was five years old. With dreams of becoming a renowned performer, she works diligently towards her goal of owning her own dance studio.

Recently, she was cast in Danceworks NYC, where her natural talent was evident.

Newark "Dancing is something that I can see myself doing for the rest of my life, whether it be choreographing a show or just dancing as a part of a healthy lifestyle," Tatiana shared.

This was Tatiana's first pageant, and her mentor, Zee Oliveira, knew she had something special.

"It did not take much to prepare Tatiana for the state competition; she's a natural! She has beauty, poise, and, most importantly, confidence. When she called me with the news, I immediately said, 'I knew it!'"AdOfficials told RLS Media that The Miss American Coed Pageant system, with over 40 years of history, promotes natural beauty and confidence.

They focus on imparting life skills to shape the leaders of tomorrow.

This August, Tatiana will compete at the national level in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, against representatives from across the nation.

Everyone here at RLS Media wishes her the best of luck!