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NYMetroParents 2019 Cover Kids Contest Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents 2019 Cover Kids Contest Finalists Announced

More than 1,000 kids were entered in the 2019 Cover Kids Contest!


NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 10 finalists for the 2019 Cover Kids Contest, who will be photographed (decked out in clothing from Macy’s Backstage) at Sarah Merians Photography & Video Company in Midtown Manhattan later this month. More than 1,000 entries were submitted for the Cover Kids Contest by parents from all over the New York metro area for the chance to be featured on our magazine covers.

Our editors had the tough job of reviewing every entry to pick nine finalists, as the official rules indicate, “based equally upon the criteria of personality, charm, and marketability as a child cover model, as conveyed by their photo.” The 10th finalist is the Fan Favorite, the child whose picture received the most votes (699 this year!), who won a 2-night stay, plus 2 Paw Passes, at Great Wolf Lodge in Scotrun, PA.

The two winners will be selected based on the photos from the photo shoot at Sarah Merians, with one winner from the older than 6 category and one winner from the 6 and younger category.  The older than 6 winner will receive a scholarship and professional photo shoot at Barbizon, and the 6 and younger winner will receive a 2-night stay, plus 2 Paw Passes, at Great Wolf Lodge.

Without further ado, here are the finalists of the 2019 Cover Kids Contest:
   

The Fan Favorite finalist is:

Nyla
Nyla, age 5, from Brooklyn


The nine editors’ picks finalists are:

Anthony
Anthony, age 3, from Suffolk County, Long Island

 

Ghianna
Ghianna, age 11, from Rockland County

 



Henry
Henry, age 3, from Brooklyn

 

Jasper
Jasper, age 2, from Manhattan

 

Jordan
Jordan, age 13, from Nassau County, Long Island

 

Leilani
Leilani, age 9, from the Bronx

 

Olivia
Olivia, age 9, from Westchester County

 

Teagan
Teagan, age 7, from Suffolk County, Long Island

 

Zachary
Zachary, age 4, from Queens

 

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Katelin Walling

Author: Katelin Walling is the editorial director for NYMetroParents. She has been writing about parenting, health, finance, education, fun things to do in NYC and the surrounding area, and more for nearly 10 years. She also has 20+ years of child care experience and was a babysitter in NYC for 8 years. Katelin graduated from the University of Maine in 2011 and attended the NYU Summer Publishing Institute during the summer of 2011. When she’s not learning about the latest parenting trend or kid-friendly NYC attraction to write about, she can often be found reading, knitting (or general crafting), or whipping up a vegan treat—all with a cup of coffee nearby. See More

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