HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – It was a fun night for many celebrating Polish heritage.
The 14th annual Miss Polonia of Massachusetts Pageant took place in Holyoke. This was a chance for the Polish community in western Massachusetts to embrace their culture.
22News spoke with Natalie Wolanski, the winner of the competition, just minutes after being crowned. She said, “I’m really happy and blessed to have so many people who were nominating me, and I’ve had a really good backbone.”
As Miss Polonia, Natalie Wolanski will embark on a trip to Poland and will have access to scholarships and career opportunities.