CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Miss Florida International, Kelsey Craft, 26, of Dunedin, Fla. was crowned Miss International 2017, Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Annual Miss International Pageant held in its new home of Charleston, W.Va. The three-hour event took place at The Clay Center, featuring nearly 50 contestants from around the world competing in four categories, including interview, fitness-wear, fun fashion and evening gown.
The International Pageants system promotes community service with an emphasis on each contestant's competition score based on knowledge of and work with her platform. Throughout her reign, Craft will promote the importance of healthy living through her work with the Blue Zones Project®. The Blue Zones Project helps transform communities in the U.S. into areas where the healthy choice is easy and people live longer with a high quality of life.