Polish Scholarship Fund & Syracuse Polish Fest
Miss Polonia

Would you like to become the new Miss Polonia?

Application for 2018 Miss PoloniaClick to download the 2018 Miss Polonia Application

The Polish Scholarship Fund, Inc.  is calling all young ladies of Polish descent to participate in  Annual Miss Polonia Pageant.Miss Polonia is a scholarship pageant that is held annually and is open to women between the ages of 17 and 24.

Judges for Miss Polonia 2018:

Linda Dracker-Hochenberger

Kristy Lee Witt

Linda Dracker-Hochenberger is the Executive Director of the Miss Syracuse Organization for the Miss New York and Miss America Organizations. She is co-director of Salt City Royalty Confidence Club, a group dedicated to building confidence in young girls through community service. Linda additionally serves on the Board of Directors as Director and Co-Founder of Salt City Legacy Scholars, Inc,nonprofit scholarship organization benefitting college women in CNY.  More information is available on MissSyracuseNY.com and facebook.com/SaltCityScholars

Kristy Lee Witt is the Executive Director of Miss Bluebird Organization, a preliminary to Miss New York. She is co-director of Salt City Royalty Confidence Club and co-founder of Salt City Legac Scholars, Inc, a 501c3 scholarship organization. Kristy Lee is a NYS Licensed Funeral Director and holds a Bachelor degree from Wells College as well as an Associate in Funeral Arts and Services,and a Master of Business Administration. She is currently working on her Master degree in History.

Submit your application by this priority deadline: May 1, 2018

Apply now.

Miss Polonia candidates MUST BE PRESENT at the Awards Ceremony to receive the award. Otherwise the winner of Miss Polonia title  will not receive the award and will forfeit the scholarship.

Applications  please kindly sent to :

Miss Polonia Committee

P.O Box 6032

Syracuse, NY.13217

Questions and comments please kindly sent to us via email at:



PSF-061732017 Miss Polonia Amy Zurawski

Amy  graduated from Liverpool High School and currently attends Rochester Institute of Technology for chemical engineering. As a Chemical Engineer, she plans to participate in finding economical solutions to common problems and to help reach society’s demands. During college, Amy found a new love, ice skating where she is both learning and helping others. She volunteers at Beaver Lake Nature Center and the Humane CNY Animal Shelter. At RIT, Amy is part of the Rescue Shelter Club and works as a note taker to provide deaf or hard of hearing individuals the notes that they need. 


Congratulations !!!







miss2016 Miss Polonia Krista Baraniewicz


Krista is currently a senior at West Genesee High School where she is on the high honor roll and member of the National Honor Society.

After high school ,she would like to pursue a degree in pharmaceutical sciences. She has ben on her school’s track team and bowling team, besides doing volunteer work with her church, at children’s camps during the summer and she is a waitress at the Syracuse Polish Home.











                                                                                                              Miss Polonia 2015 Elizabeth Siok

elaElizabeth graduate this year from Liverpool High School plans to attend Binghamton University to major in biological studies. She is heavily involved with scholastic and extracurricular activities notably Math league, Science Olympiad and violin performance. Due to her interest in biology and helping those in need, Elizabeth intends to become a physician’s assistant.








Picture of Miss Polonia 2015 Elizabeth Siok

Judges for Miss Polonia 2015:

Linda Dracker-Hochenberger

Kristy Lee Witt

Gift of beautiful handmade jewelry for the winner of  Miss Polonia 2015 is sponsored by Anna Bas-Masio.

Gift baskets for candidates of Miss Polonia are funded for by beauty consultant Heidi Lloyd.


2014: Nicole Sidorowicz
2013: Christine Pyrda
2012: Alexandra Szelewski
2011: Amanda Mozdzen
2010: Catherine Wawro
2009: Sonia Siok
2008: Monika Majkowycz
2007: Kelly Kowalczyk
2006: Melissa Bartoszewski
2005: Agatha Wozniak
2004: Stephanie Fiorenza
2003: Marta Mizgala
2002: Lynn Gorczyca
2001: Lindsey Chole




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