Junior Miss Finalists
Junior Miss Galaxy Barrie
1st Runner Up, Best in Fashionwear & Best in Evening Gown
"I'm no beauty queen, I'm just beautiful me." It is the philosophy of 12 year old Nicole Padilla. Born and raised in Toronto by her parents with brother and sister. She attribute her catholic faith to her education at St. John Paul ll.
Nicole has exhibited certain star quality as young as 7 years old. Failed once and never give up, since then often winning beauty and talent contests. At 6 years old she made her first T.V. Commercial for World Vision Canada.
Nicole also reigned as Junior Miss Canada's Top Choice 2018, Little Miss North American 2017 (New York), Little Miss Brampton 2015. In 2016, she was fortunate to walk on runway for a renowned international designer and was awarded for "Best Kid Model of the Year".
Nicole’s talents include tap and acrobatic dance. She had been invited to perform in various events and organizations.
At such a young age, she learn to be more independent and determined to shine like no other ordinary girl.
Junior Miss Galaxy Hamilton
Kylee-Marie Doyle is a 13 year old junior high student who works hard toward her dreams of becoming a paediatric surgeon.
She has walked the stage for a fashion designer in NY and many pageant stages across Canada and the US.
She also enjoys sports, dance and has cheered for The Hamilton Tiger Cat as a junior cheer leader.
Her favourite quote is “Baby I’m Born This Way” by Lady Gaga
Junior Miss Galaxy Niagara Falls
Sierra, 13, resides in Niagara Falls and is in grade 8. Sierra is a fun loving and caring teen. She is heavily involved in her city with her local soup kitchen.
This past Thanksgiving and Christmas she organized a drive to collect different toiletries to be handed to the homeless that come through the soup kitchen. Both times, she raised over 750 items. She loves to help out people in any way she can, especially with babies.
Sierra is also very creative and talented with hair styles, designs and make up tutorials online. She has her own following already! She will be entering high school this fall with a focus on cosmetology. Sierra is extremely excited to be your Jr Miss Galaxy Niagara Falls!!
Junior Miss Galaxy Scarborough
2nd Runner Up
"My life is a constant blessing I have faced obstacles and gained experiences and met many wonderful people who cheered me on along the way of me achieving my goals." The wisdom behind JoanMarie Rodriguez, 13, an American Canadian of Latin background.
JoanMarie was born in Miami, Florida to Colombian parents with rich cultural roots. Her latin looks and her dazzling personality enhances her unique persona. JoanMarie and her family moved to Toronto Canada when she was 3 in hopes of pursuing a better life.
The beginning of this dream started when she participated in Little Miss Canada Top Choice 2017, where she placed 3RU and won Miss Photogenic and Miss Congeniality .This experience has truly open doors giving advancement and maturity, where she participates actively in social events throughout the community of Toronto.
Beauty pageants are not only about beauty, it is about being a role Model and representing for your community, it’s hard work and a huge responsibility.
“Some heroes wear capes while others wear crowns and heels “.
Junior Miss Galaxy Toronto
Mikaela is a kind hearted, fun loving, energetic, full of life little lady. She enjoys reading, basketball, friendships, travelling, and has a love for music. If you don’t catch her with her nose in a book, you’ll find her singing to some of her favourite tunes. Canadian born with a background of Ukrainian and Portuguese descent, Mikaela loves cultural traditions. As a Grade 7 student, Mikaela takes pride in her education, always striving to achieve her best. Her love of books started at a young age and has served her well as she recently won the Spelling Bee.
Mikaela joined the pageantry world in 2018. It has built her confidence, beautiful friendships, and community involvement. She has participated in several fundraising campaigns including The Scott Mission, Bahraini Children of Africa, and more. Mikaela enjoys giving back and being part of the community. Mikaela is hosting her first annual “Royal PJ Fundraiser” on May 4th, 2019 supporting Infantile Spasms Research at SickKids Foundation.
Mikaela’s motto, “Believe in yourself and be that strong, fearless, independent girl who never backed down”.
Junior Miss Galaxy Winnipeg
Katrina Czarina Salazar
WINNER, Best in Interview & Photogenic Award
Katrina, 12, was born and raised from Filipino parents before immigrating to Canada in 2015. She is the youngest child and has an older brother. Katrina (aka KC) is an active child, loves to volunteer and has received various awards in academics and after-school programs. She graduated Grade 6 with honours and awards such as: Leadership Award from MLA of Logan in 2018, Outstanding Grade 6 Student, Winnipeg Foundation Scholarship, Leadership Award from CanU. A member of Filipino Martial Arts, won several medals. The first Second Princess of Manitoba Filipino Street Festival Queen Bulilit 2016, awarded Best in Talent during the Manitoba Kids Talent/Fashion Show 2017 organized by Shining Star Productions Manitoba, and was a finalist for the first-ever Winnipeg Kid Mayor’18. She represented her school in School Division and Provincial Science Fairs and bagged medals in 2017 and 2018, the Manitoba Filipino Teachers Association and has emceed in various school programs. Although her name symbolizes toughness, KC is a loving, charming and the clown of the family and loved dearly.