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Wantagh High School senior Stefanie Wenz, 17, vies (Credit: Quinn O'Callaghan)

Wantagh High School senior Stefanie Wenz, 17, vies for the title of Miss Wantagh 2013. (July 1, 2013)

2013 Miss Wantagh contest

Seven teens competed for the title of Miss Wantagh 2013 at Wantagh High School. Each contestant outlined the volunteer project they would undertake if awarded the crown.

Wantagh native Kaitlyn von Runnen, 16, struts across
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Wantagh native Kaitlyn von Runnen, 16, struts across the stage during the 2013 Miss Wantagh pageant. (July 1, 2013)

Wantagh High School senior Stefanie Wenz, 17, vies
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Wantagh High School senior Stefanie Wenz, 17, vies for the title of Miss Wantagh 2013. (July 1, 2013)

Michele Steinberg, 16, a finalist in the 2013
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Michele Steinberg, 16, a finalist in the 2013 Miss Wantagh pageant, steps up to deliver her speech. (July 1, 2013)

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Wantagh High School junior Shayna Held, 16, touts
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Wantagh High School junior Shayna Held, 16, touts her accomplishments and community involvement while competing for the title of Miss Wantagh 2013. (July 1, 2013)

Contestant Sophia Liu, 15, makes her way to
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Contestant Sophia Liu, 15, makes her way to the podium to deliver her speech at the 2013 Miss Wantagh pageant. (July 1, 2013)

The Miss Wantagh 2013 contestants perform an anti-bullying
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The Miss Wantagh 2013 contestants perform an anti-bullying skit during the pageant. (July 1, 2013)

Angelica Balitsos, 15, of Wantagh, responds to a
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Angelica Balitsos, 15, of Wantagh, responds to a question during the interview portion of the Miss Wantagh pageant. She was announced as Miss Wantagh at the Fourth of July parade. (July 1, 2013)

Contestant Emily Fenter fields questions about her plans
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Contestant Emily Fenter fields questions about her plans for helping her community if she earns the title of Miss Wantagh. (July 1, 2013)

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