Miss Florida USA® Nicolette Jennings will be a part of the Winterfest Celebration for 2019. She is scheduled to attend the Winterfest White Party and will be on a showboat in the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade. More details to come as we get closer to the event.
MEET THE 2019 MISS FLORIDA USA®
Nicolette Jennings graduated cum laude from the University of Florida in four years with a B.S. degree in Telecommunications and an outside concentration in sports management. While attending the University of Florida, she worked as a sports reporter and sports anchor at WUFT, a student-run on-campus news station, and a sports coordinator for ESPN 98.1 FM 850 AM WRUF. She was Vice President of Membership, and President at Zeta Tau Alpha.
This past fall Nicolette interned with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in charge of producing live shows for social media outlets, interviewing players and coaches, creating and producing video stories about players and taking video of different game day events, including game action.
Currently, Nicolette is working towards her master’s degree in sports management online at Texas A & M University. Once she has graduated with her master’s degree, Nicolette wants to work for a professional sports team as a team reporter. Nicolette’s ultimate career goal is to be a sideline reporter for a major sports network.
When she is not studying for school, watching or playing sports, Nicolette enjoys relaxing on the beach, working out and volunteering. Some of the charities for whom she enjoys volunteering are Claudia Meyer Foundation, Women with Purpose, Bright Pink, Children’s Miracle Network, Operation Gratitude, Our Military Kids and Junior Achievement.
Southeast Tourism Society has named Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for December 2017.
This year’s Parade is December 9, 2017. The STS Top 20 Festival and Event Awards have highlighted programs around the Southeast since 1985.
Travel industry experts select 20 events per month, and STS publicizes them throughout the United States. The complete list is published on two websites: Southeast Tourism Society and Travel Media Press Room.
The world’s most watched parade travels the Intracoastal waterways, 12 miles in Broward County from Fort Lauderdale, north to Lake Santa Barbara in Pompano Beach. The parade hosts brightly embellished boats carrying celebrities, musical groups, beauty queens and other thrilling entries such as a floating Broadway barge. The theme for the parade is “Broadway on Parade.” The International Festival and Events Association named Winterfest to its top 20 Parades in the World. Come see why 1 million people come to watch this holiday spectacle every year!
“The Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Festival and Event list is an excellent guide for the Southeast’s visitors, residents and travel writers. The events selected represent the best, and often most unique, activities in our region,” said Bill Hardman, president and CEO of the Southeast Tourism Society.
Events considered for the STS Top 20 recognition must be at least three years old and have attendance of at least 1,000. The online nomination link and submission deadlines are available at SoutheastTourism.org or by calling 770-542-1523.