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Miss Wantagh Pageant ceremony, a long-time Independence Day tradition on Long Island - with contestants sitting behind banner - is Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Wantagh School, New York, USA. Hailey Orgass (center in yellow gown) was crowned Miss Wantagh 2012. Since 1956, the Miss Wantagh Pageant, which is not a beauty pageant, has crowned a high school student based mainly on academic excellence and community service.