A new Miss Maine For America Strong was crowned earlier this month. She’s from Hancock County, and will represent Maine in the National Miss America Strong pageant in November. But she’s not your typical pageant contestant. ”Heels are a new experience for me. I mean, I’ve got my boots on right now.” Until two months ago, entering a beauty pageant was the last thing on Patricia Schimpf’s mind. But then the sternman on the Fishing Vessel Victoria was recruited by Mrs. Maine Tashia Porter to enter the Miss Maine for America Strong pageant in Portland. >video, click to read< 13:14