Ballyclare girl takes ‘Miss Talent’ title

Ballyclare girl Melissa Anderson (17) dances her way to the Miss Talent title. Pic by Brendan Gallagher
Ballyclare girl Melissa Anderson (17) dances her way to the Miss Talent title. Pic by Brendan Gallagher
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Melissa Anderson, a 17-year-old dance student from Ballyclare, was chosen as ‘Miss Talent’ at the Therapie Miss Northern Ireland contest final on May 11.

Melissa qualified for the grand final at Belfast’s Europa Hotel by winning the Miss Horatio Todd’s title during the heats of the competition earlier this year.

Melissa Anderson (centre), with presenter Marc Mallet of UTV and former Miss Northern Ireland Zoe Salmon.

Melissa Anderson (centre), with presenter Marc Mallet of UTV and former Miss Northern Ireland Zoe Salmon.

She was congratulated on her success by awards presenters Marc Mallet of UTV and former Miss Northern Ireland Zoe Salmon.

The overall Miss NI 2015 title was won by 19-year-old Ulster University student Leanne McDowell, who is originally from Cookstown but now lives in Newtownabbey.

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