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CW Reveals 14 All-Star Contestants For 'America's Next Top Model' Cycle 17

August 4th, 2011 12:28pm EDT

Tyra Banks"America's Next Top Model" returns this fall for cycle 17 with its first-ever all-star cast, featuring fan favorites and outrageous personalities from different cycles as they square off and compete for the grand prize.  

Lending their expertise as guest judges this cycle are rap sensation Nicki Minaj; comedienne Kathy Griffin;  pop star and author LaToya Jackson; actress and singer Ashlee Simpson; model and actor Tyson Beckford; reality star Kristin Cavallari; rapper Game; model Coco Rocha; Anthony Zuiker, the creator and executive producer of "CSI"; and fashion photographer Nikos Papadopoulos.

The 14 All-Stars return to prove that they can make it in the high-stress, high-stakes world of modeling as they strive to earn the prestigious title of "America's Next Top Model" that eluded them in the past.  They will compete for a career-launching prize package: a campaign with the Express fashion brand; a chance to be a guest correspondent on the hit newsmagazine "Extra;" a fashion spread in Vogue Italia; and a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl cosmetics.

Tyra Banks leads the panel of judges, comprised again of influential fashion editor André Leon Talley and photographer Nigel Barker.  Jay Manuel serves as creative director while Miss J. Alexander returns as the runway trainer. "America's Next Top Model" premieres Wednesday, September 14 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on The CW.

Cycle 17 Participants

Name: Shannon Stewart
Age: 27
Hometown:  Franklin, Ohio
Current Location: Plainfield, Indiana
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  18 (Cycle 1)

Name: Camille McDonald
Age: 33
Hometown:  Bronx, New York
Current Location:  New Rochelle, New York
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  26 (cycle 2)

Name: Brittany Brower
Age: 29
Hometown:  Tallahassee, Florida
Current Location: Los Angeles, California
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  22 (Cycle 4)

Name: Lisa D'Amato
Age: 30
Hometown: Hollywood, California
Current Location:  Hollywood, California
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  24 (Cycle 5)

Name:  Bre Scullark
Age:  26
Hometown:  Harlem, New York
Current Location: Los Angeles, California
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  19 (Cycle 5)

Name: Bianca Golden
Age: 22
Hometown:  Queens, New York
Current Location: New York City, New York
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  18 (Cycle 9)

Name: Dominique Reighard
Age: 27
Hometown:  Columbus, Ohio
Current Location: Columbus, Ohio
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  23 (Cycle 10)

Name: Isis King
Age: 25
Hometown:  Prince George's County, Maryland
Current Location: New York City, New York
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  22 (Cycle 11)

Name: Sheena Sakai
Age: 24
Hometown:  Honolulu, Hawaii
Current Location: Harlem, New York
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  21 (cycle 11)

Name:  Allison Harvard
Age:  23
Hometown:  Houston, Texas
Current Location: Brooklyn, New York
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM: 20 (cycle 12)

Name: Laura Kirkpatrick
Age: 22
Hometown:  Stanford, Kentucky
Current Location: Los Angeles, California
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  19 (Cycle 13)

Name: Angelea Preston
Age: 25
Hometown:  Buffalo, New York
Current Location: Queens, New York
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  22 (Cycle 14)

Name: Kayla Ferrel
Age:  20
Hometown:  Rockford, Illinois
Current Location: Chicago, Illinois
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  19 (Cycle 15)

Name:  Alexandria Everett
Age:  22
Hometown:  Newport Beach, California
Current Location: Culver City, California
Age you were the first time you were on ANTM:  21 (Cycle 16)

Tyra Banks

Photo Credits: PR Photos; The CW


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