The Charentaises are represented there in force. They come from all over the department. Here is the list of candidates, their age, their municipality and their level of study: Maëlyne Mézille, 14, is from Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure. She’s in class 3e. Éloïse Trouvou, 16, lives in Vœuil-et-Giget. She is in the first year of CAP Esthétique. Zoé Payet, 15, is from Saint-Cybardeaux. She is in the first year of Bac pro. Laura Guichard, 16, lives in Réparsac. She is first.
His sister, Margot Guichard, 14, is therefore also from Réparsac and is in third grade. Louna Marhadour, 15, is from L’Isle d’Espagnac. She is in second general. Angéline Dubois, 16, lives in Saint-Yrieix. She is first. Justine Favre, 15, is from Fouquebrune. She is in second general. Emma Rebeyrol, 16, lives in Maine-de-Boixe. Is in bac pro sale. Finally, Candice Devautour, 15, is from Angeac-Champagne. She is in second general.
“Being confident in one’s self”
First step for the candidates, a period of preparation before the election which must take place in the spring. “It will be in May. Young girls will have to introduce themselves but also prepare to express themselves”explains Laura Huchet, delegate of the Miss 15/17 Poitou-Charentes committee (herself a former “mini-miss”).
The purpose of the Miss 15/17 competition is “to introduce the world of fashion and elegance to French teenage girls in a healthy and natural spirit”. Without physical criteria. It allows to “all young women to live this unique experience, while gaining self-confidence “, explains the committee.
On the day of the Miss 15/17 Poitou-Charentes election, a jury of professionals will choose one of the 20 teenagers. But the public also has its say. In a few days, everyone will be able to determine their favorite candidate on Hello asso. The votes are not yet open. The winner will then participate in the regional competition, then, if selected, in the national event.