Neumann University student Caitlin Lotty has been named Miss Mayo by the Mayo Association of Philadelphia. Lotty is a sophomore nursing major from Philadelphia.
The Mayo Association sponsors the annual Miss Mayo Pageant that is held at the Mayo Ball each November. The pageant encourages cultural and charitable development in young women in Philadelphia’s Irish-American community. Miss Mayo is a young woman of Irish extraction or birth who reflects the spirit and purpose of the Mayo Association. Contests are judged on their character, integrity, poise, community involvement, appearance, and awareness of their cultural identity.
Lotty’s is a first-generation Irish-American and her family has history in five counties in Ireland. Lotty was judged on her poise throughout the night at the ball. As Miss Mayo, Lotty will be the spokesperson for the Mayo Association and will represent it at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the Mayo Christmas Party, the Mayo Social, the Our Lady of Knock Mass, and other events sponsored by the society. She also received a roundtrip ticket for a vacation in Ireland, Mayo crystal, and other gifts.