Announcing the Miss Florida for America Pageant!

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2022 Mrs. Florida America Pageant

February 25th - 26th, 2022

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Meet Mrs. Florida America 2021

Brittany Carson

Brittany Carson is a native Floridian born and raised in Central Florida. She is married to William Carson, and they have three little girls ages ten, seven and five. She enjoys serving her community through various outlets, outdoor sports, boating, fishing and horseback riding.

She is an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner caring for critical patients in the emergency room setting. Her platform is Child Safety and drug prevention.

Meet Mrs. Florida American 2021

Gabriela Gonzalez

Gabriela is a proud mother of three children Santiago, Jacob & Aira and wife to her charming husband Miguel.

Gabriela & Miguel own a family business, and due to her love for people she enjoys a rewarding career in real estate. Gabriela uses her people skills to connect local businesses and non-profit organizations to collaborate towards community events, raising funds for the children’s only residential shelter in Southwest Florida. She believes most small business owners want to do something meaningful for the community, and connecting small businesses to unite behind a meaningful cause helps and empowers the entire community.

Gabriela is also a volunteer for the kids ministry at her local church. Recently crowned Mrs. Florida American, Gabriela was contacted by an advertising company to participate in Naples’s Florida Recycling Campaign, as the model for the county’s campaign, and as Mrs. Florida American.

With every opportunity the community offers to model or be the spokesperson for local business Gabriela uses the profits as a donation to the only children's residential shelter for homeless and abandoned children.

Gabriela acquired her tenacious drive and faithful work ethic from her hard working mother. Gabriela’s passion for protecting and empowering homeless and abused children comes from her experience when she was 8 years old. For about four years she was under her father's care, but due to his struggle with alcoholism and mental illness Gabriela and her brother went hungry and were neglected. Having experienced the pain and neglect many children in abandoned and homeless situations live with, today Gabriela channels her passion through service that brings comfort and healing to the shelters.

God, Family and Community are Gabriela’s Inspiration to serve as hard as she can to make a difference in the world.

About The Mrs. Florida America Pageant

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.

Mrs. America 2019

Nicole Cook

Mrs. Florida America & Mrs. World, April Lufriu

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.

Mrs. Florida America & Mrs. World

April Lufriu

Ladies & Gentlemen~

As a former Mrs. Florida-America myself, I am looking forward to the crowning of this year’s new Mrs. Florida-America with a great deal of excitement! The events leading up to the pageant, and that special evening, will create memories that will last a lifetime for everyone involved. The winner will have wonderful opportunities to promote the State of Florida as well as the businesses and charities she represents.

I accepted the opportunity as Director in 2008 with a strong sense of commitment and devotion. My objective for this pageant is for all contestants to feel honored to be a part of this grand event. I am eager to give these women the same opportunity I received to meet other strong, successful, beautiful married women across the State. The Mrs. Florida-America Committee and I are especially proud of the friendships that are being forged between the contestants during this time. All of these women are winners in my eyes and I wish I could crown them all!”

- Jacqueline Siegel