Names Nikki Ferrebee as Winner of 17-20 Swimsuit Competition Names Nikki Ferrebee as Winner of 17-20 Swimsuit Competition

The modeling website, Model Launcher LLC., recently announced Hemet, California resident Nikki Ferrebee, age 19, as its third consecutive winner. Nikki has won the online modeling competition's September swimsuit contest for the age group 17 to 20.

Model Launcher is currently all the rage for amateur models trying to break into the industry. In order to compete, contestants submit an unprofessional and untouched picture in their favorite swimsuit. Nikki won a stay at the luxurious W Hotel South Beach, a professional photoshoot with established fashion photographer John Fisher, and publicity support from Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR (

"Nikki Ferrebee is a gorgeous young lady and we are ecstatic that the public recognized her modeling potential," stated CEO and founder of Model Launcher Bill Staniford. "She is a very ambitious and talented young lady. Her before and after shots are truly night and day, she has what it takes to truly become a model to be reckoned with."

Model Launcher is powered by public voting, and aspiring models are asked to share their links via all of their social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google + and more in order to increase their chances at modeling stardom. Nikki, who was born in Charleston, West Virginia but now resides in Hemet, California, has a strong passion for art. She is very skilled in both painting and sketching, and is preparing to study fine arts at West Virginia Wesleyan College in the spring. She also hopes that modeling will open doors into a career in design as well. Nikki, who developed an interest in modeling in middle school, found her big break when she saw a couple friends discussing Model Launcher via her Facebook newsfeed. Luckily she submitted her picture just in time to win!