A story out of Boston is grabbing attention today as the world is introduced to Nicole Lamarche, the California beauty queen turned New England protestant minister. Lamarche won Miss California in 2003 and went on to place fourth-runner-up in the Miss America pageant, where she won the swimsuit competition along with $24,000 in prize money. The winnings helped pay for college, but led parishioners in the tiny town of Cotuit, MA, to doubt her devotion to the church.Lamarche said some...Read Full Story
Nicole Lamarche was Miss California, 2003. She is now a pastor near Cape Cod.