MISS ROANOKE VALLEY 2019
Rock Star in the Star City
The Miss America Organization is one of the nation's leading achievement programs for young women. Miss America's values, Scholarship, Service, Style, 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.
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 Paper, Brightest 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, 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.
In the News
Miss Virginia 2019 Competition
June 20-22, 2019
In her final year of eligibility, Caroline, Miss Roanoke Valley 2019, earned a Top 10 spot in the semi-finals and performed during the Saturday night show. Following in the footsteps of Virginia’s own Patsy Cline, Caroline played for her talent an original blues-rock arrangement of “Walkin’ After Midnight,” with four electric guitar solos. In the evening gown portion, Caroline spoke about her platform, Music Empowerment, the minority of women working in the audio industry, and how she gives girls a microphone to build equality through music.
Miss Virginia 2018 Competition
June 21-23, 2018
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.
Miss Virginia 2017 Competition
June 22-24, 2017
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.