Koisey Hiama crowned Miss Liberia Minnesota

Aurelia Sancho-McGill, who won Miss Liberia 1974 in Liberia crowns Miss Liberia Minnesota 2016 during the pageant in Hopkins, Minnesota on Saturday, October 29, 2016. Photo: Amie Dibba/Mshale

HOPKINS, Minn. (Mshale) – Koisey Hiama was crowned Miss Liberia Minnesota over the weekend at the Hopkins Center for the Performing Arts. Miss Liberia 1975, Aurelia Sancho-McGill, was on hand to crown Ms. Hiama.

Among the talents contestants were judged on included spoken word and singing.

The Kofa Foundation organized and hosted the pageant and its executive director, Decontee Kofa, presented the new Miss Liberia Minnesota with a $4,000 scholarship check.

Hiama will now represent Minnesota at the Miss Liberia USA 2017 pageant in Philadelphia.

About Amie Dibba

Singer/songwriter Amie Dibba is a Mshale Contributing Writer. A former Miss Gambia USA, she is a versatile individual and has done everything from an audiobook narration to doing jingles for a telecom company. She is a graduate of Drexel University.

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