The 2009 Ms. Wheelchair Massachusetts Pageant takes place this weekend at the Bayside Expo Center. The winner of the pageant will serve as an advocate for Massachusetts residents with disabilities. She'll also compete for the title of Ms. Wheelchair America at the nationals in South Dakota this summer.
Past winners include...
[Kristen McCosh, Ms. Wheelchair Massachusetts 2007 / Ms. Wheelchair America 2008]
[Kristen Parisi, Ms Wheelchair Massachusetts 2008]
Who will be the winner this year? We'll soon find out...
[UPDATE: We have a winner! Maryan Amaral now holds the title of Ms. Wheelchair Massachusetts 2009. Congratulations, Maryan.]
Stephanie Callahan is a native Bostonian who loves cooking, traveling, spa treatments, and being on the ocean.
Meghan Colloton is a Bostonian who loves traveling, channeling her inner Julia Child, and trying weird things -- from food to bungee jumping.
Milva DiDomizio is a New England native who's fond of cooking, singing, and Boston's arts and culture scene.
Rachel Raczka is a Bostonian who enjoys buttercream frosting, gin cocktails, and conquering cobblestone streets in high heels.
Emily Sweeney is a Boston native who goes out all over, from Irish pubs in Southie to the roller rink in Dorchester.
Emily Wright is a native Cape Codder who enjoys exercising, baking, and the occasional guilty pleasure action movie.