Angela Venditti of Shelby Township is crowned Miss Michigan 2012

Former Miss St. Clair Shores won the 2012 Miss Michigan Pageant in Muskegon Saturday

Published On: Jun 17 2012 03:58:05 AM EDT   Updated On: Jun 17 2012 12:50:42 PM EDT

Twenty-four-year-old Angela Venditti of Shelby Township has won the 2012 Miss Michigan Pageant.

Venditti, as Miss St. Clair Shores, received her crown on Saturday night at the Frauenthal Center for Performing Arts in Muskegon during the final evening of competition. She bested some 30 other contestants and also won a $10,000 scholarship and the opportunity to compete in the next Miss America pageant.

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The Muskegon Chronicle  also reported runners-up from first through fourth respectively were: Shelby Gardiner, 19, of St. Clair Shores, who won a $4,000 scholarship; Kelly Oles, 24, of Oxford, a $4,000 scholarship; Sarah Suydam, 22, of St. Clair Shores, a $3,000 scholarship; and Alexa Allor, 20, of Monroe, a $2,000 scholarship.

Venditti's platform was, "Above the Influence: Keeping Kids Drug Free."