and Elite Modeling Management has scoured the nation and selected the five finalists for our ESSENCE “It Girl” competition. These five contestants have been flown to New York for a special model bootcamp with fashion industry VIPs, which you’ll be able to view in our “Making Of An It Girl” webisodes starting May 5th. The grand prize winner will be featured in the September 2010 Fall Fashion issue of ESSENCE Magazine and receive a one-year contract with Elite Model Management. Vote now and make one of these girls’ dreams come true! Related stories: