On May 19th, 2019, the German-American Steuben Parade Committee of Greater NY selected Sophia Huber, a 23-year-old resident of Great Neck, NY, as Miss German-America 2019. Miss Huber graduated from Adelphi University with a BBA in Accounting in 2017 and an MBA in 2018. On September 21st, 2019, she will ride the German-American Steuben Parade’s “Queen’s Float” on Fifth Avenue along with Princesses Melissa Gecsedi of Glen Cove, NY and Emily Beiser of New York, NY. All three talented and accomplished young ladies are extraordinary representatives of the rich German-American heritage and culture of the Metro NY area.
The crowning took place during MaiFest held at The Liederkranz on 87th Street in Manhattan where the panel of judges and each audience member had an opportunity to cast a vote determining the Queen and her Princesses! Miss German-America 2019 receives a $5,000 scholarship, her princesses each receive a $2,500 scholarship.