2016 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.
Would you like to become the new Miss Polonia?
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.
Honorary supporters of Miss Polonia competition are Linda Dracker-Hockenberger, Executive Director of the Miss Syracuse Organization for Miss New York, and Kristy Lee, Executive Director of Miss Bluebird Organization.
Submit your application by this priority deadline: May 1, 2017
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
Questions and comments please kindly sent to us via email at:
Miss Polonia 2015 Elizabeth Siok
Elizabeth 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:
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.
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.
Charlie Holiss Annual Sponsor of Miss Polonia is a local Funeral Director, has been living, working and raising his family in the Syracuse area for thirty-five years. Charlie, a compassionate person, shares his good fortune with those around him. His selfless contributions have enriched our community and his many civic activities have improved the quality of life here in Central New York. He is an accomplished businessman and a prominent member of the Polish Community being part of Sacred Heart Basilica, the I.J. Paderewski choir, the Syracuse Polish Home and a strong supporter of the Polish Scholarship Fund.
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