Rock Star in the Star City

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The Miss America Organization is one of the nation's leading achievement programs for young women. Miss America's values, ScholarshipServiceStyle, and Success are symbolized in the four-points of its crystal crown and are exemplified by the thousands of women who participate in local pageants every year. The Miss Roanoke Valley title is part of the Miss Virginia Organization

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Photo by Rick Myers.


About Miss Roanoke Valley 2019, Caroline Weinroth

Caroline Weinroth, Miss Roanoke Valley 2019, is a musician, writer, and arts advocate. She is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing, with a concentration in Poetry, at George Mason University. At GMU, she also earned her Bachelor of Arts degree, in Theater Performance and Audio Engineering, and was the president of the school's Music Productions Club.

Caroline is the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the rock band Cinema Hearts. She has performed at concert halls and rock clubs, including the Kennedy Center, the National Mall, AMP by Strathmore, the Hirshhorn Museum, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and other venues. Caroline's original songs, poetry, and writing have been published on NPR, Washington City PaperBrightest Young Things, and Public Pool.

As Miss Roanoke Valley 2019, Caroline’s community service platform is Music Empowerment, which is a movement to create civic change through music education and performance. Caroline has volunteered with Girls Rock Roanoke, Fredericksburg All Ages, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, and other non-profits. She works with the Arlington Art Truck, an Arlington County initiative to bring professional art experiences to schools and communities.

Through the Miss Virginia Organization, Caroline has had the opportunity to travel the state and promote Music Empowerment to people of all ages and backgrounds. After holding the Miss Northern Virginia 2018 and Miss Mountain Laurel 2017 titles, she is thrilled to serve again in her final year as a Miss America candidate.

Read Caroline's full resume on LinkedIn.

Photo by Rick Myers.

Photo by Rick Myers

Photo by Rick Myers

In the News

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Miss Virginia 2019 Competition

June 20-22, 2019
Lynchburg, VA

Official Headshot by John Herzog

Official Headshot by John Herzog

Caroline, Miss Roanoke Valley 2019, will compete in the Miss Virginia 2019 competition this summer, from June 20-22 at Liberty University. Tickets go on sale June 1.

Vote for Miss Roanoke Valley to be the People’s Choice!

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Miss Virginia 2018 Competition

June 21-23, 2018
Lynchburg, VA

A non-finalist in the Miss Virginia 2018 Competition, Miss Northern Virginia 2018, Caroline Weinroth, made history by performing an original electric guitar/vocal arrangement of The Beatles' "Come Together" for her Talent. 

Photo by Krisna Goodwin.

Photo by Krisna Goodwin.

Miss Northern Virginia 2018, Caroline Weinroth, performs an electric guitar/vocal talent of The Beatles' "Come Together" in the Miss Virginia 2018 competition.

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Miss Virginia 2017 Competition

June 22-24, 2017
Roanoke, VA

Receiving the Four Points Award from Miss Virginia 2016. Photo by Krisna Goodwin.

Receiving the Four Points Award from Miss Virginia 2016. Photo by Krisna Goodwin.

A non-finalist at the Miss Virginia 2017 Competition, Miss Mountain Laurel 2017, Caroline Weinroth, received two special awards: the Miss America Academic Achievement Award, for exemplary scholastic achievement, and the Four Points Award, given to the candidate that best demonstrates the values of Miss America. Through the Miss America Organization, Caroline has earned over $3,000 in scholarship prizes, to be used towards her continued education at George Mason University. 

Miss Mountain Laurel 2017, Caroline Weinroth, sings an original arrangement of the song "That's Life" at the Miss Virginia 2017 Competition.