Nashua teen wins regional pageant

NASHUA – Rachel Rendina, 17, was crowned Miss Rockingham County 2008-09 at Salem High School on Saturday, Nov. 15. Rendina won more than $6,500 in scholarships and prizes.

Rendina attends Nashua High School North. Her platform is teenage depression awareness, and she performed a lyrical dance to “How You Live.”

Rendina inspires to help others by being a positive role model and volunteer in the community.

In the spring, Rendina will be competing for the state title at the Miss New Hampshire Pageant.

For more information on how to compete for scholarships, visit or contact Paula Moore at or Jan Ferino at