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Miss Portsmouth - Taylor Corke

Hello, my name is Taylor Corke, and I am thankful to be named your Miss Portsmouth 2022. I am the daughter of Lorie Corke. I have an older brother, Gavin, and a younger brother, Tristan. I am a four-year varsity cheerleader, as well as a four-year show choir member. I also participate in mock trial and robotics. Outside of school I enjoy painting, antique shopping, and hanging out with my friends. 


As your Miss Portsmouth 2022, I have chosen a platform that has shaped me into the young woman I am today. My platform is titled, “Coping for a Cause, Love Shouldn’t Hurt.” With this title, I have the opportunity to use my voice and shed light on domestic violence. Domestic violence isn’t just physical, it can also be verbal. I hope to educate my community and help others feel like they have a place to cope and express their feelings. Some may not be as fortunate to get out of a domestic situation and that is where I want to help. I hope to leave a positive mark in this community and further my platform beyond our community. 


I would like to thank my Trojan community, faculty, and student body for giving me this opportunity to represent my Portsmouth High. I am beyond thankful to be chosen as Miss Portsmouth and I cannot wait to start this journey. I plan to represent the Trojan community with pride and grace. Go Trojans!

The People's Choice Award will be awarded to the contestant who raises the most money for the River Days Festival and will be guaranteed in the Top 5 or 6. 

The People's Choice Award will be announced during crowning.

Portsmouth River Days is operated by Friends of Portsmouth, a registered 501c3.


Platform“Coping for a Cause, Love Shouldn’t Hurt”

Community Service Project