Rachel-Elise Cotter

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Rachel-Elise Cotter
Known forMiss Earth United States entrant

Rachel-Elise Cotter is a model and beauty queen from Michigan who competed four times at the Miss Earth United States pageant. She held the titles of Miss Earth Great Lakes in 2006[1] and 2007, Miss Earth Michigan 2008, and Miss Earth Northern US in 2009.

Studies and career[edit]

Cotter studied various forms of dance for 12 years, and studied dance and ancient history at Alma College in Alma, Michigan, taking part in Alma's Honors Day in 2006 by performing traditional West African dance. Cotter completed her studies at the Douglas J. Aveda Institute in East Lansing, Michigan, to become a skincare consultant and make-up artist.

Cotter won the Miss Photogenic award in 2007[citation needed] and the Pageantry Magazine Spirit Award in 2008. She also placed 12th in the 2008 Miss Earth United States competition. In both years, the Miss Earth United States pageant was held in Portland, Oregon.

Cotter has also competed in local Miss Michigan (Miss America system) pageants, and competed one time at Miss Michigan USA.

Now an international model, Cotter lives in Tel Aviv, Israel. She also works as a freelance make-up artist.


  1. ^ "United States 2006". Turn for the Judges. August 1, 2006. Retrieved August 8, 2012.

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