Vida Hargrett is a loving mother of two, one girl (Brookelyn) and one boy (Chrisdon) and wife to Track and Field Olympic Trial finalist, Chrisdon Hargrett. She is a certified Mental Health Therapist as well as a Head Cheer Coach in South Florida. Vida is a well-known humanitarian in the state of Florida and currently serves as the National Spokesperson for the MESO Foundation, Brand Ambassador of Fashion For a Cause, and advocate for the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has a love for people and is a firm believer that kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see therefore; it’s Vida’s mission to spread love and kindness every where she goes.
Katrina Spagnoletti is the author of "What My Mother Never Knew", a motivational speaker, certified fitness professional and entrepreneur of YourNewFaceOf50.com. Katrina resides in Ruskin Florida with her husband Anthony Spagnoletti, who she has been married to for over three years. She is the mother of three sons, step mother of two and grandmother of one.
Katrina is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and she believes in the power of healing through therapy, fitness, faith and pageantry. Using her voice to educate others on how she healed form childhood abuse, opened her up to be a safehouse for women to tell their stories as well. Katrina is so passionate about empowering other women who have been through childhood abuse, that she authored “What My Mother Never Knew”, a book designed to open-up a dialogue for those who have experienced childhood trauma. As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, Katrina uses her platform "VOICES" to educate people on how to protect children from sexual predators, and more importantly, to help motivate survivors of bullying, mental, sexual and physical abuse, to tell their stories to begin the healing process, just like she was able to heal."
The Mrs. America Pageant, the fastest growing pageant system of its kind in the world, has emerged as one of the most important events of its kind. It annually attracts thousands of women representing every segment of our society.
The Mrs. Florida-America Pageant, Florida’s state preliminary to the Mrs. America Pageant, is the Sunshine State’s premiere Mrs. pageant. Mrs. Florida-America annually represents the Sunshine State in the Mrs. America Pageant.
For over 30 years, the Mrs. America Pageant was created to recognize the one person most ignored in all beauty competitions, America’s married woman. Most significantly, it is the only internationally televised pageant exclusively dedicated to our nation’s sixty million wives. Mrs. America annually represents the United States in the Mrs. World Pageant that is televised world-wide.
April Lufriu is a Tampa Bay native, wife, mother, business owner, model and volunteer. For years, she has worked with the Foundation Fighting Blindness, in international charity organization aimed at funding research for the prevention, treatment and cures of retinal degenerative diseases. In 2007, she and her sister Melissa established the Tampa chapter and have worked tirelessly advocating and fundraising for the foundation.
In 2010, a family diagnosis of Retinitis Pigmentosa, a type of degenerative disease that eventually leads to blindness, made April determinded to do more. With the motivation of raising awareness for the disease and the foundation, April competed for and won the 2011 titles of Mrs. Ybor City, Mrs. Florida America, Mrs. America, and finally Mrs. World.
The titles have provided April a platform to further her mission as a mother to find a cure for Retinitis Pigmentosa. As Mrs. World, she has spoken in several countries and had her story published in multiple media outlets. April was also named the national spokesperson for the Foundation Fighting Blindness and is currently a member of the board of trustees.