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Sunday, July 7, 2013

Pageant competitor lives her platform

Advertiser-Tribune | Mary Ann Kromer

After a whirlwind week at the Miss Ohio Pageant in Mansfield, Chelsea Aiello is back in Tiffin working in the emergency room at Tiffin Mercy Hospital. Although she was not named Miss Ohio, the 2008 Clyde High School graduate did come home with some honors and scholarship money to help repay her student loans from nursing school.

"I won the Miss Photogenic Award and the Jim Southerland Spirit Award. I earned $1,250.00 in scholarships and awards," she said in a post-pageant interview.

Accoring to a news release, Aiello's platform is organ donation. In 2009, She donated a portion of her liver to prolong the life of her father, J.J. Aiello. Chelsea had hoped to become Miss Ohio to promote her platform to a wider audience, but the competition also has provided other benefits for her.
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