A native of Old Town, Julia van Steenberghe was crowned Miss Maine USA on 10 November 2019 and represented Maine at the Miss USA 2020 pageant in Memphis, Tennessee. She has a Masters in Science in Human Development from the Universe of Maine, where she works as a recruiter and engagement specialist.
The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Juia’s state pageant photos.
Lights, camera, action! Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.
The year before she won, Julia placed first runner-up to Lexie Elston at Miss Maine USA 2019.
All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Julia’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor VeronicaIris Bates as Miss Maine USA 2021.
Winning a state title is a sisterhood for life. Here are “after the crown” photos. Julia has started coaching contestants and had three of five finalists at Miss Maine USA 2023.