RIC alum winner of Mrs. Rhode Island pageant

RIC graduate Denise Turcotte ’96, ’02 of Johnston was crowned Mrs. Rhode Island on May 17. She will compete in the Mrs. America 2009 pageant on Sept. 8 in Tucson, Ariz. Turcotte, who received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from RIC, is an elementary teacher in the North Providence school system.