Date: MAR 11, 2012
Washington, DC –Arika Burton is the new Mrs. DC America 2012 winner. She
was crowned on Saturday night, March 10, 2012 in front of a crowd of over
250 attendees at the Jack Morton Theatre in Washington, DC. Mrs. Burton
will move on to represent DC at the Mrs. America pageant later this year.
Arika is married to Bradley Burton and they have been married for one and a half
years. Arika has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland in both
Finance and International Business. She has also completed the International
Finance and European Union Study program in London, England.
Arika’s community platform is Financial Literacy. She is actively involved in the National
Financial Educators Council to raise awareness and improve financial capabilities.
The Mrs. DC America Pageant publicly recognizes beautiful married women, living and/or working within
a 25-mile radius of Washington, DC, who have obtained personal, professional and community
achievements. An official preliminary pageant to Mrs. America and Mrs. World, the Mrs. DC America
Pageant welcomes women from all ethnic backgrounds to compete in a yearly pageant for the title of Mrs.
The Winners of the Mrs. DC America 2012 contest are:
Winner: Arika Burton
Local Title: Mrs. DuPont Circle/Community Platform: Financial Awareness
1st Runner Up: Hermona Kiros
Local Title: Mrs. Adams Morgan/Community Platform: Benefits of Breastfeeding
2nd Runner Up: Natisha Dawson
Local Title: Mrs. Northwest/Community Platform: Healthy Living
Mrs. Fitness: Arika Burton
Mrs. Photogenic: Hermona Kiros
Mrs. Congeniality: Jamii Roberson
Sponsorship Award: Elizabeth Rice
For appearances and interviews for Mrs. DC America 2012, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
An official preliminary pageant to Mrs. America and Mrs. World!
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