Miss Connecticut Teen USA – Ava Celentano


Ava is a rising high school sophomore from North Haven, Connecticut. As a high honor student, advocate, and volunteer, she received the Bryan Donahue Humanitarian Award for her exemplary commitment to her community. She is an award winning writer who authored a children’s book to spread the important message of kindness, inclusivity, and acceptance. A passionate advocate, she founded Action for Animals to raise money for local animal shelters and promote recycling. Ava is beyond excited about her most recent partnership with Mystic Aquarium, helping to inspire people to care for and protect our oceans through conservation, education, and research!