From the Cowboy State……

A big congratulations to Atana Velasquez, the new Mrs. Wyoming America 2013!!!


The stunning beauty was crowned at the Central High Performing Arts Center in Cheyenne on Saturday, June 2 in front of friends and family, including her husband of seven years, Nathaniel.  Entering the pageant representing Douglass, she also won the Best in Evening Gown and Most Photogenic awards. Now she moves on to compete in the Mrs. America pageant this August in Tucson, Arizona.

Other finalists and award winners were: Mrs. Laramie – 1st RU and Best in Swimsuit award winner, Best in Interview award winner and Mrs. Congeniality winner;  Mrs Gillette -2nd RU and also Director’s Choice award winner and    Mrs, Casper – Marriage Longevity Award who has been married for 20 years.


Also on hand to congratulate and celebrate with the newest member of Wyoming’s royalty were her predecessors and Mrs. Wyoming sisters:


From left to right – Amy Moon(2007), Lauren Deluca(2010), MRS. WYOMING 2013, Heather Clemens(2012), Sheree Lynch(2002) Joanna {Hamilton} Dobos (2009) and LaKell Archer(2011).


Photo Credit: Jeff Johnson Portraits

Congratulations Atana and welcome to the Mrs. America family!!!!

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** Photos courtesy of Mrs. Wyoming America pageant