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Jaslene Gonzalez
JASLENE GONZáLEZ (born May 29, 1986) is a Puerto Rican model, television host, and winner of Cycle 8 of America\'s Next Top Model . CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Top Model * 1.2 Modeling career * 1.2.1 Print work * 1.2.2 Runway * 1.2.3 Miscellaneous * 2 Awards and nominations * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYGonzalez was born in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
and grew up in Humboldt Park , Chicago
Chicago
. She attended Notre Dame High School for Girls
Notre Dame High School for Girls
on the Northwest Side of Chicago. She was an online college admissions advisor prior to America's Next Top Model. Gonzalez had done some modeling prior to America\'s Next Top Model , having been represented by Avant Garde Models. In her CW "Close-up" interview, it was revealed that she appeared in fashion shows for local Chicago
Chicago
designers, including Michelle Gomez of Chicago
Chicago
and Alexis Arquette
Alexis Arquette
, as seen in local Chicago
Chicago
newspapers Extra and La Nota. Gonzalez said in her Seventeen interview that she had been in an abusive relationship with her ex-boyfriend; the relationship ended shortly before the filming of cycle 7 . TOP MODELGonzalez tried out for cycle 7 , however only made it to the semifinals
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Puerto Rico
Coordinates : 18°12′N 66°30′W / 18.2°N 66.5°W / 18.2; -66.5 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico _Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico_ (Spanish ) Flag Seal MOTTO: "Joannes est nomen ejus " (Latin ) "John is his name" ANTHEM: " La Borinqueña " "The Borinquenian" " The Star-Spangled Banner " COAT OF ARMS STATUS Unincorporated territory Capital and largest city San Juan 18°27′N 66°6′W / 18.450°N 66.100°W / 18.450; -66.100 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES Spanish (most commonly used) English COMMON LANGUAGES 94.7% Spanish 5.3% English ETHNIC GROUPS 75.8% White 12.4% Black 3.3% Two or more races 0.5% American Indian MARGIN-LEFT:1.2EM;FONT-WEIGHT:NORMAL;">• PRESIDENT Donald Trump (R ) • GOVERNOR Ricky Rosselló (NPP ) • U.S. HOUSE DELEGATE Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González (NPP ) LEGISLATURE Legislative Assembly • UPPER HOUSE Senate • LOWER HOUSE House of Representatives COMMONWEALTH WITHIN THE UNITED STATES • CESSION FROM SPAIN December 10, 1898 • U.S
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America's Next Top Model, Cycle 8
February 28 (2007-02-28) – May 16, 2007 (2007-05-16) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION JUDGES * Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks
* Nigel Barker * J. Alexander * Twiggy NO. OF CONTESTANTS 13 WINNER Jaslene Gonzalez
Jaslene Gonzalez
CYCLE CHRONOLOGY ← PREVIOUS Cycle 7 NEXT → Cycle 9 Season summary The eighth cycle of AMERICA\\'S NEXT TOP MODEL aired from February 28, 2007 to May 16, 2007, and was the second season of the series to be aired on The CW
The CW
network. The international destination during this cycle was Sydney, Australia. The winner, similar to all of the cycles aired on The CW network, received representation by Elite Model Management , a cover color:; border:1px solid darkgray; text-align:center;"> The contestant was eliminated The contestant won the competition * In episode 1, the pool of 20 girls was reduced to 13 who moved on to the main competition
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America's Next Top Model
AMERICA\'S NEXT TOP MODEL (abbreviated ANTM and TOP MODEL) is an American reality television series and interactive competition in which a number of aspiring models compete for the title of "America's Next Top Model" and a chance to begin their career in the modeling industry. Created and executive produced by Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks
, the series premiered in May 2003, and was aired semiannually until 2012, then annually from 2013. The first six seasons (referred to as "cycles") were aired on UPN , before UPN merged The WB to create The CW
The CW
in 2006. The following sixteen cycles were aired on The CW
The CW
until the series was first cancelled in October 2015. The series has since been revived, with cycle 23 currently airing on VH1 . The series was among the highest-rated programs on UPN, and was the highest-rated show on The CW from 2007 to 2010. Advertisers paid $61,315 per 30-second slot during the 2011–12 television seasons, the highest of any series on The CW. The first twenty-two cycles of the series were presented by Banks, with cycle 23 being presented by Rita Ora . The series employs a panel of three or four judges. The original panel consisted of Banks, Janice Dickinson , Beau Quillian and Kimora Lee Simmons
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Humboldt Park, Chicago
HUMBOLDT PARK, one of 77 designated community areas , is on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois . The Humboldt Park neighborhood is known for its dynamic social and ethnic demographic change over the years. The Puerto Rican community has identified strongly with the area since the 1970s; Humboldt Park is also the name of a 207-acre (0.8 km²) park adjacent to the community area. CONTENTS* 1 Boundaries and subsections * 1.1 East of Humboldt Park/West Town * 1.2 West Humboldt Park * 2 History * 2.1 Our Lady of the Angels School fire * 2.2 Recent history * 3 Demographics * 4 Puerto Rican community * 4.1 Fiestas Puertorriqueñas and The People\'s Parade on Division Street * 5 Riot Fest * 6 Organizations * 6.1 The Greater Humboldt Park Community of Wellness * 6.2 East Humboldt Park Neighborhood Association (EHPNA) * 6.3 Historic Humboldt Park stables and the Institute of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture * 6.4 United Blocks of West Humboldt Park * 7 Cultural references to the community * 8 Education * 9 See also * 10 References * 11 External links BOUNDARIES AND SUBSECTIONSThe official community boundaries established by the City of Chicago include Bloomingdale Ave to the north, the Union Pacific railroad tracks to the south, the train tracks running between Kostner and Cicero to the west, and Humboldt Park proper to the east (to the East side of California Ave)
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Chicago
CHICAGO (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ ( listen ) or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/ ), officially the CITY OF CHICAGO, is the third-most populous city in the United States . With over 2.7 million residents, it is also the most populous city in both the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States . It is the county seat of Cook County . The Chicago metropolitan area , often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago has also been called a global architecture capital. In terms of wealth and economy, Chicago is considered one of the most important business centers in the world. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed , and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. After the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, which razed several square miles and left more than 100,000 homeless, the city made a concerted effort to rebuild on the damage. The construction boom accelerated population growth throughout the following decades, leading Chicago to become among the five largest cities in the world by 1900
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Notre Dame High School For Girls
NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS was a private , Roman Catholic , all-girls college prep high school in Chicago, Illinois
Illinois
. Notre Dame High School for Girls was founded in 1938 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and in 2009, was incorporated by the Archdiocese of Chicago, making it part of the St. Ferdinand Parish. Teaching grades 9-12; it is located on the Northwest side of Chicago
Chicago
at 3115 N. Mason Ave., 60634. The school was located in the heart of a quiet, cozy neighborhood and easily accessed by public transportation. Its teachings were based on the educational philosophy of St. Julie Billiart , founder of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
. The school provides moral, academic, physical and social education. On July 16, 2016, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago
Chicago
announced that, after years of dwindling enrollment, the school would be closing its doors on July 1, 2016. CONTENTS * 1 Our Academic Program * 2 Students * 3 Athletic Program * 4 Alumnae * 5 References * 6 External links OUR ACADEMIC PROGRAMNotre Dame’s educational program is designed to challenge students of all abilities to achieve the highest possible level of academic and personal excellence
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College Admissions
UNIVERSITY ADMISSION or COLLEGE ADMISSION is the process through which students enter tertiary education at universities and colleges . Systems vary widely from country to country, and sometimes from institution to institution. In many countries, prospective university students apply for admission during their last year of high school or community college . In some countries, there are independent organizations or government agencies to centralize the administration of standardized admission exams and the processing of applications . CONTENTS* 1 Australia
Australia
* 1.1 New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory * 1.2 Northern Territory * 1.3 Queensland
Queensland
* 1.4 South Australia
Australia
* 1.5 Tasmania
Tasmania
* 1.6 Victoria * 1.7 Western Australia
Australia
* 2 Austria, Switzerland, and Belgium
Belgium
* 3 Brazil * 3.1 National Unified Admissions System * 3.2 Admission Quotas * 4 Canada
Canada
* 4.1 Undergraduate entry * 4.1.1 Dual admission * 4.1.2 College
College
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Alexis Arquette
ALEXIS ARQUETTE (July 28, 1969 – September 11, 2016) was an American actor , cabaret performer, underground cartoonist , and activist . She underwent gender transitioning in her late thirties, and supported other people making similar transitions. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Personal life and death * 4 Filmography * 5 Television * 6 Awards and nominations * 7 References * 8 External links EARLY LIFEArquette was born in Los Angeles , California, the fourth of five children of Brenda Olivia "Mardi" (née Nowak), an actress, poet, theater operator, activist, acting teacher, and therapist, and Lewis Arquette , an actor and director. Mardi was Jewish, and Lewis was a convert to Islam from Catholicism. Lewis's family's surname was originally "Arcouet" of partial French-Canadian ancestry; Lewis's father was comedian Cliff Arquette . Alexis Arquette was distantly related to American explorer Meriwether Lewis . Actors Rosanna , Richmond , Patricia , and David Arquette are her siblings. CAREERIn 1982, at the age of 12, Arquette's first acting gig was as "this little kid who's on a ride with all these women and whatnot" in the music video "She\'s a Beauty " by The Tubes
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Seventeen (magazine)
SEVENTEEN is an American magazine for teenagers . The magazine's reader base is 13-to-19-year-old females. It began as a publication geared towards inspiring teen girls to become model workers and citizens. Soon after its debut, Seventeen took a more fashion and romance-oriented approach in presenting its material while promoting self-confidence in young women. It was first published in September 1944 by Walter Annenberg 's Triangle Publications . CONTENTS * 1 Seventeen\'s early history * 2 International editions * 3 Seventeen in other media * 3.1 America\'s Next Top Model * 3.2 Cyberbu//y * 3.3 Controversy * 4 Editors * 5 Changes in United States cover price * 6 References * 7 External links SEVENTEEN\'S EARLY HISTORYThe first editor of Seventeen, Helen Valentine , provided teenage girls with working woman role models and information about their development. Seventeen enhanced the role of teenagers as consumers of popular culture. The concept of "teenager " as a distinct demographic originated in that era. In July 1944, King Features Syndicate began running the comic strip Teena , created by cartoonist Hilda Terry , in which a typical teenager's life was examined. Teena ran internationally in newspapers for twenty years
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America's Next Top Model, Cycle 7
September 20 (2006-09-20) – December 6, 2006 (2006-12-06) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION JUDGES * Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks
* Nigel Barker * J. Alexander * Twiggy NO. OF CONTESTANTS 13 WINNER CariDee English
CariDee English
CYCLE CHRONOLOGY ← PREVIOUS Cycle 6 NEXT → Cycle 8 Season summary The seventh cycle of AMERICA\\'S NEXT TOP MODEL started airing on September 20, 2006 as the first to be aired on The CW
The CW
network. The season's catch-phrase is "The Competition Won't Be Pretty." The season's promotional theme song is "Hot Stuff (I Want You Back)" by Pussycat Dolls . To date, this cycle is the most watched season in The CW
The CW
, averaging 5.13 million viewers per episode. In addition, a new opening was made, different from the last three cycles. J.Manuel also was added to the final judging panel, for a total of five judges deciding on the winner
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Illinois
ILLINOIS (/ˌɪlᵻˈnɔɪ/ (_ listen ) IL-i-NOY_ , /ˌɪləˈnɔɪ/ ) is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States , achieving statehood in 1818. Illinois is the 5th-most populous state and 25th-largest state in terms of land area , and is noted as a microcosm of the entire country. The word "Illinois" comes from a French rendering of a native Algonquin word. With Chicago in the northeast on Lake Michigan , small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and northern Illinois, and natural resources like coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base and is a major transportation hub . The Port of Chicago connects the state to other global ports from the Great Lakes , via the Saint Lawrence Seaway , to the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River , via the Illinois Waterway . For decades, O\'Hare International Airport has been ranked as one of the world's busiest airports. Illinois has long had a reputation as a bellwether both in social and cultural terms and politics
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Adrianne Curry
ADRIANNE MARIE CURRY (born August 6, 1982) is an American model and reality television personality. She is best known as the star of VH1's reality show My Fair Brady
My Fair Brady
and being the first winner of the reality television series America\'s Next Top Model . She is of Italian descent. CONTENTS* 1 Career * 1.1 Modeling * 1.2 Television and film * 2 Personal life * 3 Filmography * 3.1 Producer * 4 References * 5 External links CAREERMODELING Curry during the filming of My Fair Brady
My Fair Brady
Curry won the first cycle of America's Next Top Model. She was signed to Wilhelmina Models
Wilhelmina Models
in New York City. She has modeled for several magazines, including Life "> Curry at Crobar Nightclub Chicago in October 2008 Curry was a co-host on the television game show Ballbreakers
Ballbreakers
. In 2006, she appeared on Gameshow Marathon as a celebrity panelist on the Match Game
Match Game
episode. She starred in "Rock Me Baby" (2004) and Half & Half (2003) on UPN. Curry also appeared on Dirt starring Courteney Cox , with whom she shared scenes. She appeared in rock band's The Click Five music video " Just the Girl ", along with husband Christopher Knight
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America's Next Top Model, Cycle 1
May 20 (2003-05-20) – July 15, 2003 (2003-07-15) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION JUDGES * Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks
* Janice Dickinson * Kimora Lee Simmons * Beau Quillian NO. OF CONTESTANTS 10 WINNER Adrianne Curry
Adrianne Curry
ALL-STARS Shannon Stewart CYCLE CHRONOLOGY NEXT → Cycle 2 AMERICA\'S NEXT TOP MODEL, CYCLE 1 was the first cycle of America\'s Next Top Model . It originally aired on UPN from May to July 2003, and was hosted by Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks
, who additionally served as its executive producer and presenter. The judging panel consisted of Banks, Janice Dickinson , Kimora Lee Simmons , and Beau Quillian. The cycle's catchphrase was "One girl has what it takes". This was the only season to feature a cast of only 10 finalists. All later cycles have featured at least 12 finalists. The international destination for the cycle was Paris, France. The winner of the competition was 20-year-old Adrianne Curry
Adrianne Curry
from Joliet, Illinois . Her prizes were a modelling contract with Wilhelmina Models
Wilhelmina Models
, a photo spread in Marie Claire magazine and a contract with Revlon cosmetics
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McKey Sullivan
BRITTANY "MCKEY" ALVEY (née SULLIVAN; born September 9, 1988) is an American fashion model most notable as the winner of the eleventh cycle of America\'s Next Top Model . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 America\'s Next Top Model * 3 Career * 3.1 Print/online work * 3.2 Runway * 3.3 Personal life * 3.4 Other * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY LIFESullivan was born to Michael and Gayle Sullivan and has three siblings, Bridgette, Jimmy, and Mikey. She is a graduate of Lake Forest High School and attended Ripon College where she majored in government and chemical biology and was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She also trains in mixed martial arts with her husband, Sam Alvey . She was known for appearing at the Bristol Renaissance Faire , which inspired her medieval fashion sense. Sullivan got into modeling when she tried out for Elite Model Look following a sports injury and won the regional division of the competition. AMERICA\'S NEXT TOP MODEL This section of a biography of a living person NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help by adding reliable sources . Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced MUST BE REMOVED IMMEDIATELY, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. (April 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message )Sullivan competed in Cycle 11 against thirteen other contestants, ultimately winning the competition
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America's Next Top Model, Cycle 11
September 3 (2008-09-03) – November 19, 2008 (2008-11-19) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION JUDGES * Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks
* Nigel Barker * J. Alexander * Paulina Porizkova NO. OF CONTESTANTS 14 WINNER McKey Sullivan
McKey Sullivan
ALL-STARS Isis King Sheena Sakai CYCLE CHRONOLOGY ← PREVIOUS Cycle 10 NEXT → Cycle 12 Season summary The eleventh cycle of AMERICA\'S NEXT TOP MODEL premiered on September 3, 2008 and was the fifth season to be aired on The CW network. The promotional catchphrase of the cycle was "Feel The Love." The prizes for this cycle were: * A modeling contract with Elite Model Management . * A fashion spread and cover in Seventeen . * A US$100,000 contract with CoverGirl
CoverGirl
cosmetics.Approximately the first half of the competition took place in Los Angeles, moving the show back from New York City where it was held last season . The international destination for the final episodes of the cycle was Amsterdam
Amsterdam
, the Netherlands. The promotional song was "When I Grow Up " by the Pussycat Dolls . The winner was 19-year-old McKey Sullivan
McKey Sullivan
from Lake Forest, Illinois
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