EHS junior crowned Miss Vermont High School Queen
Nipunika Coe, a 16-year-old junior at Essex High School, was crowned Miss Vermont High School Queen at the pageant held Oct. 18 in Burlington. Nipunika, known as Nipu by friends and family, will represent Vermont at the National Miss Jr. High, High School and Collegiate America Pageant in Orlando, Fla., next June. Nipunika will be participating in numerous public appearances throughout Vermont to promote the platform of anti-bullying. She will be promoting the B.R.A.V.E , Building Respect and Values for Everyone platform of the National Organization.
Nipunika is the daughter of Alan and Kim Coe of Essex. “We couldn’t be more proud of Nipu. She is a beautiful human being inside and out, the crowning of her at the statewide pageant was a special moment we will always cherish.” Nipu is an active member of her community volunteering at numerous charitable events, school clubs and representing Vermont teens on the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.