April 19, 2011

Mrs. America 2011 is April Luifriu

April won the pageant at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV on the 14th of this month. The pageant will be televised May 8th, on the My Family and R & R networks.
April lives in Tampa, Florida, where she and her husband of 15 years are raising three kids. She works as a dental hygienist, model and business owner.

She says she got involved in the Mrs. America Pageant to raise awareness about the need for retinitis pigmentosa research. Her sister and a couple of her kids have forms of the genetic eye condition that could lead to incurable blindness. Lufriu has has also been diagnosed with a mild form of the disease.

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