The 16th annual Miss and Mr. Noche Latina was a huge success and after a weeks rest I would like to take this time to thank some people.... Howard Andrew, Dawn Scott, Ian Miller, and Sean Engler...without the 4 of you I would have been lost, thanks for everything! The current reigning courts (Noche and Florida you were amazing, thanks Estephania St Lords, Erik Garcia, Kylee K Hunter, Carlos Roque, and Noel Leon….to the formers that were in attendance: Jose Manuel Vega, Rolly Villaverde, Taina Norell, Champagne Bordeaux, Alyson Thomas, Efrain Robinson Reyes, Raul Griffith, Athena Dion, Jay Sashalords Nino, Erika Norell, Kalah Mendoza, Francina A Holliday, Maite Montero, and Viva Mirage..a special thank you to former Miss Florida at Large Nicole T. Phillips…..to the judges, who have the hardest job, I appreciate your wisdom: Guillermo Pekle, Rolando Garcia, Taina Norell, Marco Perez, J. Michael Festa, Samantha and Jose Manuel Vega…..To the sponsors: Argenti Designer Jewelers, Juan Saco Mironoff, Miami Gay Blog, Fabscout Entertainment, Planet Printer, Markslist, Hotspots, The Manor Complex, Milancita Rodriguez Lords and O Productions.
To the Lips staff who worked so hard: Franchesque Richards, Velvet Lenore, Victor Lords and all the rest...thanks for everything!
A big congratulations to your 1st alternates: Yeya Calderone (Rafael Fernandez) and Roger Lords.
To the New court, I am so excited to work with you: Juliana Rivera (Miss Noche Latina 2019), Erik Lopez (Mr. Noche Latina 2019) and Lana Novva Lanudde (Miss Noche Latina at Large 2019). If I forgot to thank anybody, please forgive me...…. Last, but certainly not least, I want to thank my partner, Oscar A Novva, for everything he does, and for putting up with my craziness (it gets really crazy before the pageant...LOL)! THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTS PAGEANTRY AND ESPECIALLY THE NOCHE LATINA PAGEANTRY SYSTEM!