24-year-old public relations graduate Andreia Gibau was crowned Miss New York USA 2020 on Sunday, January 19 at The Performing Arts Center in Purchase College, Harrison. Completing the Top 5 finalists were Jenny Kwong, Michelle Leon, Heather Nunez, and Briana Siaca.
The newly-crowned beauty from New York City took to social media to express how grateful she is for winning her state pageant.
“To all the women I had the opportunity to share this experience with this past weekend, thank you. I’m so grateful for so many of you helping to keep my nerves together.”
Andreia will represent the state of New York at the Miss USA 2020 pageant. The date and venue for her national competition are yet to be announced.
Previously, Andreia held the title of Miss Earth USA and represented her country at the Miss Earth 2017 pageant where she placed in the Top 16.
Also crowned at the same venue was Miss New York Teen USA 2020 Maya Dominguez.
Photos: Edwin Shaw / Miss New York USA