Reigning Ms. Oklahoma America 2012 Carla Gonzalez Gets Ready for the 2012 Ms. America® Pageant

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Gonzalez, a children’s advocate, recently attended a celebrity charity event for children held in Beverly Hills, California.

Carla Gonzalez - Ms. Oklahoma America 2012

I am honored to be a part of such a prestigious event that allows women to truly influence and make positive changes in the world.

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Current Ms. Oklahoma America 2012 pageant winner Carla Gonzalez has garnered numerous title wins since first venturing into the world of pageant competitions. This year she will enter the 2012 Ms. America® Pageant inspired by her success and her supporters. Gonzalez states, “I am honored to be a part of such a prestigious event that allows women to truly influence and make positive changes in the world.” She enters the pageant as not only a current Title holder but also as a model and philanthropist. Gonzalez has been featured in numerous print and commercial shoots; most recently she was photographed for Supermodels Unlimited Magazine. Her modeling experience includes a turn modeling for fashion designer and Project Runway contestant Johnathan Kayne Gillaspie.

Gonzalez is a clinical social worker with a Master’s Degree from the University of Oklahoma. She holds a national certification in Bullying Prevention – a level of knowledge and experience she hopes will help inspire others. Because of her devotion to the matter, Gonzalez has adopted Bullying Prevention as her platform and she hopes to shine a light on this issue in this year’s competition. She has been invited to be a Board member for the Single Parenting Network Organization in Oklahoma. Gonzalez regularly attends meetings regarding the prevention of Human Trafficking and dedicates time to multiple causes in support of children and the education of society.

On March 31, Gonzalez attended “Give Kids the World,” a red carpet and celebrity charity event in Beverly Hills, California, hosted by BossTV. “This event was magnificent. When I learned about Give Kids the World charity organization I was thrilled to be an invited guest lending my support and bringing awareness to the cause,” said Gonzalez.

For this year’s competition, Gonzalez is being sponsored by Areal Restaurant in Santa Monica, California (formerly known as The World Café).

The 2012 Ms. America® Pageant will be held April 15, 2012 at 7:30 PM at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Anaheim Resorts in Orange County, California. With over $75,000 in gifts and prizes at this year’s national finals, the Ms. America® pageant promises excitement for all, with an exclusive People’s Choice Award winner crowning the next Ms. America International 2012. All Ms. America® Contestants will appear at the Guard A Heart Fundraising Gala at the Anaheim White House on Saturday, April 14.

The Guard A Heart Fundraising Gala will include exquisite cuisine from one of Orange County’s most prestigious chefs, Bruno Serato, followed by live entertainment. The evening will include a red carpet event arrival with photo opportunities with all of the Ms. America® contestants.

For more information about the Ms. America® Pageant and to vote for Carla Gonzalez, please visit or contact Chief Executive Officer Susan Jeske at: (949) 679-8888.

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Yvette Morales
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