Miss Cerritos crowned

CERRITOS - Elaine Ramos, a Cal State Fullerton graduate, was crowned Miss Cerritos for 2012 during a ceremony March 13 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts.Ramos will attend the Southern California College of Optometry in the fall to pursue a career in optometry. Brittany Forsythe claimed the title of Miss Cerritos Princess. She is currently a student at Cerritos College and plans to obtain her AA degree in Business before transferring to a university to double major in Business and Speech Communications. The Miss Cerritos Contest is not a pageant, organizers said, but a "professional opportunity for young women." Contestants were judged on their poise, attitude, social skills and professionalism during individual interviews, and on speeches and general communication skills during the contest itself. Ramos and Forsythe will represent the Cerritos Regional Chamber of Commerce at community events throughout the year.

********** Published: March 29, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 50