Jessica Lynch (Miss New York)

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Jessica Lynch
Miss New York 2003 Jessica Lynch.jpg
Miss New York 2003, Jessica Lynch, greets Soldiers and their families at the Post Exchange at Fort Drum.
Born Jessica Lynch
(1979-01-14) January 14, 1979 (age 38)
New York, New York, U.S.
Other names Jessica Renzi
Title Miss New York 2003
Beauty pageant titleholder
Miss America 2004

Jessica Lynch Renzi held the title of Miss New York in 2003 and competed in the Miss America 2004 pageant.

Miss New York[edit]

Lynch competed in the Miss New York pageant as Miss New York City. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Theater. Her talent was ballet and she began her formal ballet training at the age of 10 with Ballet Memphis. She was seen in the ensemble of the world-famous Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacluar.[1] Her platform was "Combating Teenage Depression and Suicide" because she struggled with depression and wanted to help others going through similar experiences.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Lynch married David Renzi, took his surname and had two sons.[3] As of 2008, she teaches at the In Motion School of Dance, and co-organized the Miss Northern New York 2008 pageant.[4]


  1. ^ "About Us". In Motion School of Dance. Archived from the original on January 12, 2011. Retrieved July 9, 2010. 
  2. ^ Lynch, Jessica (October–December 2003). "I Bravely Choose to Live: My ongoing struggle with depression". New York City Voices. Retrieved July 9, 2010. 
  3. ^ Daly, Shereen (June 16, 2007). "Welcome! New Faculty, Jessica Renzi". In Motion School of Dance. Retrieved November 29, 2010. 
  4. ^ Lee, Jaegun (April 20, 2008). "First Miss Northern New York named". Watertown Daily Times. Retrieved July 9, 2010.