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Cecilia Rodriguez was Miss New Mexico USA 2020

Las Cruces

Semi-finalist Miss Arizona USA 2020, Non-finalist Miss California USA 2019, Semi-finalist 2018, Non-finalist 2017, Non-finalist 2015

A Californian who was residing in Las Cruces when she was crowned Miss New Mexico USA 2020, Cecilia Rodriguez represented New Mexico at the Miss USA 2020 pageant in Memphis Tennessee. A bilingual educator, aside from fluently speaking English and Spanish she has also studied French at the Catholic University of Paris.

2020 bio:

Cecilia Rodriguez is a bilingual educator, teaching English and Spanish to preschoolers, and strives to make changes in and out of the classroom. When she’s not working with her students, Cecilia loves going for a run, catching a baseball game, and traveling to as many cities as possible.  Aside from fluently speaking English and Spanish, she studied French at the Catholic University of Paris.

She loves volunteering with the American Cancer Society and Susan G. Komen in honor of her mother. Cecilia hopes to transition into a special education teacher in the near future.

Miss USA pageant photos

Competing in the Miss USA pageant is once-in-a-lifetime event few get to experience. Here are Cecilia’s official Miss USA photos.

State pageant photos

The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Cecilia’s state pageant photos.

Professional photos

Lights, camera, action!  Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.

Candid & Appearance photos

From events straight after her crowning to her final appearances before she passed on her crown, here’s a look at all the appearances Cecilia made during her reign, as well as other candid photos during her year.

Previous pageant photos

Cecilia competed in California four times, making the semi-finals once, and then competed at Miss Arizona USA a few months before winning New Mexico.

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Cecilia’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Christa Schafer as Miss New Mexico USA 2021.

After the crown

Winning a state title is a sisterhood for life. Here are Cecilia’s “after the crown” photos.

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