Recent Saline High School graduate Amanda Coy was crowned Miss Lake Michigan Sunday Aug. 19 in Taylor.
She will represent the downriver area next June in Muskegon at the Miss Michigan Pageant, part of the Miss America Scholarship Competition. Coy was also the recipient of the Talent and Community Service Awards. Her Saline Twirlettes teammate Sabrina Beiring also won the Talent Award and was named Miss Lake Michigan Outstanding Teen. Sabrina is a junior at Grass Lake.
Coy has twirled for 14 years with the Saline Twirlettes and is currently the Girl-In-Black featured twirler for the “All American Band” at Purdue University. She is attending Purdue’s Honors College and studying health sciences.
This summer Coy traveled to Washington D.C. and was presented with a US Congressional Gold Medal in Community Service. She has served as Secretary and Youth spokesperson for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Michigan Chapter raising more than $15,000 for the charity and reaching 6,500 youth through presentations and helping to provide multiple tuition scholarships for asthma stricken youth to attend Camp MichiMac so they could learn to manage their asthma. Amanda is a familiar face in Saline having served as Miss Saline 2017.