Miss Upstate New York
Emily Mahana is a 21 year old resident of Cicero, NY. She is currently in her senior year at Syracuse University, preparing to graduate with a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering. Her background inspires her platform for encouraging increased involvement of girls and young women in STEM fields - those areas relating to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Emily has been an Irish dancer for 14 years, and loves showcasing her talent at competitions and performances in her community.
The Miss Upstate New York title is Emily's first title.