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Adrienne Core
Adrienne Leigh Core, Miss North Carolina 2010, graduated magna cum laude from North Carolina State University with a BS in Mathematics Education (Grades 9-12). She holds the honor of participating in the Teaching Fellows Program, which asks the very poignant question “Who will teach our children?” It is Adrienne’s belief that education is vital in order for children to become successful adults and she enthusiastically looks forward to helping young people achieve their educational goals by being .....more»

Miss North Carolina Website

Appears:
2011-05-20: Talent at Miss America
 


 
Alex Durkee
Alex is a freshman at Gainesville State College and is the reigning USA National Miss. She was a representative to the Congressional Youth Leadership Conference in Washington D.C. And a representative to the World Youth Leadership Conference in Vienna, Austria. She has studied different forms of dance since the age three and has been involved with modeling and pageantry for seven years. Alex had the honor of being selected to attend IMTA in New York City where she was thrilled to hit the runw .....more»

Learn More About Alex

Appears:
2011-04-01: USA National Miss Scholarship Organization
 


 
Alexandra Rodriguez
Alexandra Rodriguez was crowned Mrs. Texas International 2008 on April 13, 2008 at the beautiful Scottish Rite Auditorium in San Antonio, Texas. Born and raised in Europe, Alexandra immigrated in the United States almost 9 years ago and is now a proud, and devoted, US citizen. Alexandra is a proud wife and mother. She is married to Rene Rodriguez, a 20 year veteran and supervisor from the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD). Together, they have a beautiful 2 year old baby girl, Demi. No strange .....more»

Click here to visit The Mrs. Texas International Website.

Appears:
2008-11-11: Become a Platform Spokesperson
 


 
Allyce King
Allyce King is the designer for the brand of her namesake, Allyce King Swim. She has created custom competition suits for contestants in several national pageant systems. A former competitor herself, Allyce studied the cuts and lines that flatter the figure, and started designing for the most intimidating part of pageant competition—fitness/swim, immediately after receiving a degree in Fashion Design and Product Development from Stephens College. Allyce King Swim is designed and sewn entirely i .....more»

Allyce King Swim

Appears:
2012-11-16: Prepare to be Swimsuit Ready!
 


 
Alyse Zwick
Alyse Zwick, Miss New York 2009, is a 23-year-old Dean’s List student at the CUNY School of Professional Studies. A resident of Scarsdale, New York, Alyse competed as Miss Westchester County at the Miss New York Pageant in June and was a preliminary winner of the Physical Fitness in Swimsuit award. This January she will compete at the Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas for the title of Miss America 2010. Alyse is a first generation Slovak American. Her mother, aunt and grandparents were born in .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2010-04-06: Lifestyle & Fitness at Miss America
 


 
Amanda Soltero
Amanda is a senior at The University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She enjoys yoga and spending time with friends and family. Her community and charity involvement include Sammy's Superheroes, Warriors for Ross, and Relay For Life. Amanda hopes to continue her charity work, mentoring with Sammy's Superheros and looks forward to making the state of Nebraska proud at Miss USA!

Miss Nebraska USA website .....more»


Amanda on Twitter

Appears:
2014-04-14: Here comes Miss USA®!
 


 
Andrea Patrick Forte
Andrea Patrick Forte is not only the CEO/Owner of one the world's most enduring and service-oriented modeling agencies, but she embodies everything her models represents. She is one of the only titleholders to capture the crown in both systems being named Miss Pennsylvania-USA in 1980 and Miss West Virginia America in 1983. Andrea has been working in the modeling and fashion industry for more than half her life and continues to keep her focus in the entertainment industry. This former model tur .....more»

Click here to check out Gladys Magazine

Appears:
2009-10-20: All You Need is a Little Inspiration!
 


 
Angela Howell
Angela Howell currently resides in the "peach" state of Georgia, in a town called Duluth. She has been in the pageant world for about four years and carries/carried many titles. She judges pageants, is a pageant director and competes. It's all part of the wonderful world of Pageantry. She currently holds the titles of Ms Georgia Classic Beauty 2006, Ms United States Achievement 2006, Global America Lady 2006, Mrs. American Beauties Plus 2005-2006. Angela is a woman full of living life to the ful .....more»

Click here to learn more about American Beauties Plus

Appears:
2010-02-16: It’s an Average World!
 


 
Angie Neal
Angie Neal is a magna cum laude graduate from the University of Houston with a degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management. She is currently the Corporate Trainer for Hospitality USA, a successful restaurant management group based in Houston. Passionate about education, Angie is working toward establishing an endowment scholarship through her university. She also volunteers with the City Wide Club of Houston to provide assistances to families in need. Married to her high school sweetheart, Rob, they .....more»

Mrs. Texas United States Website

Appears:
2011-03-25: Winning Your State Mrs. United States Pageant
 


 
Aquillia Vang
Crowned Mrs. United States 2012, Mrs. Aquillia "Q" Vang is exstatic to represent the married women of our country. A mother of four, Army spouse, and registered nurse, Mrs. Vang is passionate about making a positive impact on others's lives. As Mrs. United States, Vang will continue supporting military families, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Fisher House Foundation, USO, The American Red Cross, and Warriors for Ross, as each are dear to heart.

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Mrs. United States Pageant

Appears:
2012-10-26: Mrs. United States Success Stories
 


 
Arrisa King
Anissa King serves as the Director of the Ms./Mrs. Corporate America Pageant, where business meets beauty. She works closely with the MCA staff members to lead and manage all organizational operations including administration, promotions and production. The MCA pageant represents a woman's strength, courage, confidence, dedication and commitment to their family, career and community. The MCA Pageant believes that professional development plays an important role in a person's success in life. .....more»

Click here to learn more about The Ms./Mrs. Corporate America Pageant.

Appears:
2008-10-07: New Pageants Just for You!
 


 
Art McMaster
Art McMaster serves as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Miss America Organization. He works closely with the Organization’s Board of Directors to lead and manage all organizational operations including finance, administration, security and production. Additionally, McMaster oversees the fifty-two state scholarship programs, sponsorship development and serves as executive producer of the Miss America Pageant. McMaster brings more than 20 years of international financial and exe .....more»

Visit the Miss America Official Website

Appears:
2009-01-20: Miss America Pageant Preview
 


 
Ashley Wheeler
Ashley is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Saint Michael’s College in Burlington Vermont. She has spent the last 12 months raising awareness of being politically involved. Other than winning a preliminary talent competition at Miss America this year, she has also made successful singing appearances in front of thousands at venues such as Fenway Park and the Boston Garden. .....more»



Appears:
2009-05-05: Winning Talent at Miss America
 


 
Ashley Davis
On June 12th Ashley Davis of Dothan was crowned Miss Alabama 2010. Ashley's local title was Miss West Central Alabama, and she was also Miss UAB in 2009. A graduate of Northview High School, Ashley is a senior at the University of Alabama at Birmingham pursuing dual degrees in Politial Science and Public Relations. She plans to obtain a Juris Doctorate and a Master's of Public Administration, and her career ambition is to work in a corporate governmental affairs department. Ashley is a first ge .....more»

Miss Alabama Website

Appears:
2011-05-06: Pageant Fab Fitness
 


 
Audrey Banach
Audrey is a senior at Kansas State University. She enjoys cooking, cross fit, spinning, horseback riding, and spending time with friends and family. Her community and charity involvement include Autism Speaks and Warriors for Ross. Audrey hopes through charity and philanthropy to raise awareness for all causes that are important to the state of Kansas.

Miss Kansas USA website .....more»


Audrey on Twitter

Appears:
2014-04-14: Here comes Miss USA®!
 


 
Autumn Marisa Lexer
Autumn Marisa Lexer is no stranger to the crown. As Miss Pennsylvania 2002, Donald Trump’s Miss Lady Luck, and the Co-Executive Director/Executive Producer of the Miss Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen Pageant, she is more than familiar with competition. Yet, through it all, Autumn always makes sure that she is having fun and enjoying every minute – a philosophy she even applies to her new role as a mom. She says, “My daughter doesn’t care if I am wearing an evening gown or sweat pants, either way .....more»

Crowning Around By Autumn Website

Appears:
2010-07-27: Miss America’s Outstanding Teen
 


 
Ava Tortorici
Ava is a 10 year old from New Jersey who is the reigning USA National Preteen. Ava was featured on the cover of the 2011 Supermodels Unlimited Most Beautiful Edition and has been involved in pageantry and modeling for many years, earning many local and national titles. Ava was recently chosen to represent the Special Olympics as an Ambassador. She is the founder of Ava’s Divas, an organization she began in order to help children in her community. Through her organization, Ava unites friends, .....more»

Learn More about Ava

Appears:
2011-04-01: USA National Miss Scholarship Organization
 


 
Betty Thompson
Betty is a senior elementary education major at Oklahoma State University. Her platform is Milk, It Really Does a Body Good, which was inspired by growing up on a small dairy farm in rural Oklahoma. Betty dances with the world known McTeggart Irish Dancers and represented the USA at the World Irish Dance Championships for 4 years as well as the All-Ireland Irish Dance Championships for 5 years where she was the first Oklahoman to medal. In the 2012 Miss America pageant Betty was named 1st Runner .....more»

Miss Oklahoma Website

Appears:
2012-06-01: Miss America’s Got Talent!
 


 
Bonnie Hubert
Bonnie Hubert was crowned Mrs. Texas International 2009 on March 22, 2009 at the beautiful Scottish Rite Auditorium in San Antonio, Texas. Bonnie, 33, is married to Skeeter Hubert, managing partner of High Point Financial Group, and is the mother of three beautiful children: Olivia, Blake and Kyle. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Sam Houston State University in 1997 with a B.A. in Education and a specialization in Spanish. She went on to obtain her Masters of Arts in counseling from Texas So .....more»

Click Here to Visit Her Website

Appears:
2010-03-02: Starting Beautifully
 


 
Brian Marquis
Brian Marquis is currently the Public Liaison Officer for the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), where he is charged with the dissemination of NIDA’s science-based materials and publications. Specifically, Mr. Marquis promotes the NIDA Goes Back to School campaign through speaking engagements, publication dissemination, and activities such as Web Chat Day, where students will have the opportunity to ask real NIDA researchers their questions. .....more»

Click here to Learn More about NIDA.

Appears:
2008-11-11: Become a Platform Spokesperson
 


 
Brian Atterberry
President of Results Fitness & Nutrition Center with B.S. in Health and Sport Sciences from O.U. and is Certified through the National Fitness Professionals Association. Brian is the Official Trainer for 5 States in the Miss USA Pageant and Teen USA System and 3 States in the Miss America Program. He has had over 30 swimsuit preliminary winners at the state level and 4 at Miss America. Brian has a radio Program in Oklahoma City and writes for three organizations including The Pageant Planet. .....more»

Results Fitness

Appears:
2014-06-02: Get Swimsuit Ready!
 


 
Britt Harrison
Britt Harrison is the new United States National director for the Miss International Beauty Pageant system based and held in Japan. She is embarking on her second year as a director for this system and has Partnered with Gaspar Cruz of the Miss Teen World Pageant System to run a Teen and Miss National program. .....more»

Click here to visit The Miss United States International website.

Appears:
2008-12-23: Miss United States International & Miss Teen World Pageants
 


 
Brittany Williams
Growing up as a tomboy with the secret of being a beauty queen, Brittany Williams made her wildest dream come true in July as she won the Miss United States Pageant in her hometown of Las Vegas. She has many goals this year, promoting her platform as well as expanding the organization. While her crowning moment was an Amazing experience, she measures her true success on what she brings to the title Miss United States and to the women across the country over this year. .....more»

Click Here to visit her website

Appears:
2008-09-23: The United States Pageant
 


 
Brooke Harris
Brooke is the current International Miss. She has competed in pageants for 6 years. She has won 1 state title and 2 national titles. .....more»

International Junior Miss Website

Appears:
2010-06-22: Winning at International Junior Miss
 


 
Caressa Cameron
Caressa Cameron of Virginia was crowned Miss America 2010 at the annual Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas on 30 January 2010. Cameron attended Massaponax High School in Virginia, then spent two years at Germanna Community College before moving to Virginia Commonwealth University, where she became a broadcast communications major. She won the Miss Virgina Pageant in 2009, in part based on her platform issue, "Real Talk: AIDS in America." It was her fourth time as a contestant in the pageant. She .....more»

Read Caressa's Blog

Appears:
2010-12-21: Countdown to Miss America 2011!
 


 
Cari Baker
Experiences and knowledge ranging from Makeup Artistry, to Medical Aesthetics along side the respected Plastic Surgeon and medical author Dr. Blome, trained personally by Dr Zein Obagi- creator of the Obagi Nu-Derm System, and also owned a 4000 sg ft upscale day spa. Currently a very proud member of the FAB FIVE La Casa Hermosa Style Team. Recently attended Miss USA working with many of the former USA contestants and current TEEN USA girls, and most importantly the FABULOUS Valerie Hayes! Upcomi .....more»

Click here for Makeup By Cari

Appears:
2010-05-18: Miss USA Recap Show
 


 
Carl Dunn
Carl is the CEO of Pageantry, Talent, and Entertainment Services, Inc., publisher of both Pageantry, featured in the blockbuster film Miss Congeniality, and PromTime magazines Carl has been a featured industry expert for HBO, the E channel, The New York Times, and the BBC. An industry veteran, Carl has produced countless local, state, and international events. Pageantry, distributed nationally and internationally for 32 years, is the leading industry publication for the beauty, fashion, and mode .....more»

Pageantry Magazine Website

Appears:
2010-09-14: Pageantry Magazine
 


 
Carolyn Ellis
Carolyn Ellis is the creator of the THRIVE Principles, a Success Strategist and an award-winning author. She believes that no matter what curve ball life throws your way, it's possible to turn adversity into opportunity and thrive in life. Through her teleclasses, workshops, educational resources and individual coaching, Carolyn empowers people to create and express their highest potential. Her free bi-weekly E-zine which offers practical and effective tools for living your greatest life is read .....more»

Click Here to visit her website

Appears:
2008-07-07: Use the THRIVE Principles for Pageant Success
 


 
CC Barber
CC Barber, Miss Oregon 2009, is a small town girl with big city dreams. As a native Oregonian and a nursing student in her final semester at Samuel Merritt University, CC Barber, is a caring and driven young woman with a heart of gold. CC has partnered with Friends of the Children to spread awareness of the revolutionary and preventative mentoring program designed for our nation’s highest-risk youth. As a young ambassador of Friends of the Children-Portland and a supporter of Children’s Miracle .....more»

The Miss Oregon Website

Appears:
2010-04-06: Lifestyle & Fitness at Miss America
 


 
Charissa Payer
Charissa Payer is the reigning Ms. American Renaissance 2009. A practicing lawyer, and Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio since 1999, Charissa is also the former Beauties of America’s 40’s queen 2006 and former Ms. United America 2007. Charissa is active with the Supreme Court of Ohio as a mentor for new lawyers and she stays active in the pageant community as an emcee and judge. .....more»

American Renaissance Pageants Website

Appears:
2010-06-01: American Renaissance Pageant
 


 
Chasity Hardman
Chasity is Miss Georgia. She has a strong interest in music. She is aspiring to obtain a doctorate in music education. .....more»



Appears:
2009-05-05: Winning Talent at Miss America
 


 
Cheryl Prewitt Salem
Cheryl Prewitt has accomplished much since winning Miss America 1980. She is an author, speaker, musician, teacher, and recording artist and all this she extols the Gospel together with her husband, Harry. She also hosts the popular national daily program "Make Your Day Count". Both she and her husband run the Salem Family Ministries which focuses on family and family restoration and emphasizes the importance of family unity, marriage, and personal relationships. They also have written many book .....more»

Click here to visit the Official CP Annie Productions website.

Appears:
2009-05-19: Platinum Collection: Swimwear, Shoes, Accessories
 


 
Christe Cole Pearson
place 6th at the nationally televised Miss Teen USA Pageant (she missed the Top 5 by 1/100th of a point!) In December of 2005, Christie opened Custom Crown Cases, a Business that specializes in creating customized crown/tiara cases for storage, protection, or display! Nearly a year and a half ago, Christie was asked to help co-moderate a Voy Forum (pageant message board). Since then, with the help of the other moderators, our “Texas Beauty Shop” has been named as THE go-to message board for Texa .....more»

Click Here to Visit Her Website

Appears:
2008-10-14: Message Boards: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
 


 
Christine Kozlowski
Christine Kozlowski is 20 years old and was salutatorian of her graduating class. She is a Luckyday Scholar and Nutrition and Dietetics major at the University of Southern Mississippi. Her platform is D.A.N.C.E. which stands for Diabetes Advocates Nourishing Children’s Education. This is an aspiration to help raise awareness and prevent diabetes among our youth through the education system. Christine hopes to use her education in nutrition, her experiences in fitness, and her passion for diabete .....more»



Appears:
2009-04-07: Miss America 2009 Lifestyle & Fitness Winners
 


 
Claudia Jordan
Born and raised in East Providence, Rhode Island, Claudia is a former Barker Beauty on The Price is Right and has appeared on The Best Damn Sports Show as a special correspondent. She was a track and field All-American and represented Rhode Island in the 1997 Miss USA Pageant. Claudia has appeared in the Al Pacino movie Simone as well as CBS\'s The Bold and the Beautiful, One on One on UPN and WB\'s Jack and Jill. As an aspiring NFL sports reporter, Claudia co-hosted a week long radio show live .....more»

Click here to visit Claudia's Website

Appears:
2009-08-18: Contestant to Co-host: Claudia Jordan
 


 
Connie Wallace
With over 40 years pageant experience in a myriad of capacities, Connie Wallace is the founder and Executive Director of the American Queen Pageant. Working behind the scenes in the pageant world since she was a young teenager, she directed her first state pageant at the age of 18. Since then, she has directed countless state pageants, and judged and consulted on hundreds of pageant productions. She is the winner of many titles including her local Miss America title, Mrs. Rhode Island (America) .....more»

Click here to visit The American Queen Pageant Website.

Appears:
2008-09-02: When a Pageant Isnt Just a Pageant
 


 
Courtney Turner
Courtney Hope Turner is a Sophmore at the University of South Carolina majoring in Multimedia and Communications. With her degree she plans to work with organizations that help stop Human Trafficking. She has started her own organization called H.O.P.E., Helping Open People's Eyes, which helps create awareness and raise funds for her cause. She is an athlete, as well as a dancer; competing in tennis, swimming, soccer, and ballroom dance. She loves spending time with her family of 8 going camping .....more»

Click here for more about Courtney Turner

Appears:
2010-03-02: Starting Beautifully
 


 
Crystle Stewart
Crystle Danae Stewart from Missouri City, Texas is Miss USA 2008. Stewart won the Miss Texas USA 2008 title in a state pageant held in Laredo, Texas on July 1, 2007, after competing against 121 other contestants. She represented Texas in the Miss USA 2008 pageant held in April 2008. Crystle Stewart attended Elkins High School in Missouri City. This was Stewart's fifth attempt at the Miss Texas USA title, as she had placed first runner-up in both the 2006 and 2007 events, third runner-up in 2005 .....more»



Appears:
2009-04-14: Crystle Stewart, Miss USA 2008
 


 
Cyru Frakes
Cy’s pageant experience covers 24 years as a pageant and fashion show director, producer, emcee, judge, pageant wear consultant, and photographer. The past twelve years he has worked as an individual pageant instructor for Gowns & Crowns, LLC... a pageant preparation service he owns and operates in Columbia, South Carolina. His services include Wardrobe selection, Talent selection, Interview, physical fitness and nutrition direction, and poise and stage presence. His Current accomplishments inc .....more»

Click here to visit his website

Appears:
2008-11-25: Winning the Talent Competition
 


 
Darlene Deeben
Darlene is Vice President and co-owner of a contracting firm. She is also employed as an accountant for a CPA firm. She enjoys working as an actress, model and voice-over artist and is represented by one of the top management firms in the Washington, D.C. area and KA Management in Orlando, Florida. She has done work for: The Washington Post, PAX Television, Hallmark’s “Hall of Fame” and the “West Wing”, to name just a few. Darlene has a passion for giving back, and serves her community by volunt .....more»

Click Here to visit her website

Appears:
2008-07-01: Challenges of being a Mrs. Contestant
 


 
Dave Hattfield
An award winning photographer, Dave Hatfield has been actively involved in photography for over 35 years. Published nationally, his initial interests were in wildlife, fine art, and landscape photography. For the last 5 years, along with his daughter, Laine Berry of “The Royal We”, he has been providing cutting edge headshots for young women involved in the pageant world through his latest photographic venture, “Studio D Imaging” located in Conway, Arkansas. .....more»

Studio D Imaging on Facebook

Appears:
2014-03-17: Pageant Success Tips from Miss America's Outstanding Teen
 


 
Dawn Rochelle
Early in her career, Dawn became a top model for Catalina Swimwear, Cole of California Swimwear and Coors Light. She has also found success by working in Milan, Paris, London and the US appearing in campaigns for Adrienne Vittidini, Anne Cole, Bell Fitness, Dodge, Rodeo Rose, Miss Me Denim, Fortune Denim, Modern Bride Magazine, Tony Lama Boots, Focus Magazine and South Beach Magazine. Maxim Magazine named Dawn as one of the Hottest 101 Women in the World in 2006. That same year PETA named her as .....more»

Click here to learn more about America’s Top Miss Pageant.

Appears:
2008-10-07: New Pageants Just for You!
 


 
Debbie Dyer
Debbie Dyer is the founder and owner of the new American Image National Pageant to be held in Charleston, SC in April of 2009. Deb has been involved in the modeling industry since she was fifteen. She has appeared in fashion shows across the south and in New York and won the 2006 U.S. Sophisticate Supermodel with Style award from Supermodels Unlimited magazine. After judging pageants for several years, Deb began competing as well. She won the first Pageant she entered and has since had what she .....more»

Click here to learn more about The American Image National Pageants.

Appears:
2008-10-07: New Pageants Just for You!
 


 
Deborah Saint-Vil
Deborah Saint-Vil holds the title of Miss Rhode Island 2010 and is the first black woman to hold the title. Deborah was proud to be only the third Miss Rhode Island to be a semi-finalist in the Miss America pageant and win a preliminary talent award. She is a graduate of Brown University, majoring in International Relations and Africana Studies. Her platform issue is Mind Power: Ensuring Our Future .....more»

Miss Rhode Island Website

Appears:
2011-05-20: Talent at Miss America
 


 
Debra Gilmour
After her parents and baby brother were seriously injured in a head-on collision, then later nearly losing another family member to drug and alcohol addiction, Debra Gilmour, Mrs. Oregon International 2008, dedicated herself to promoting health and public safety policies related to substance abuse & addiction and impaired driving. Among her many achievements she has received a Certificate of Commendation from the National Association of Governors’ Highway Safety Representatives and the Outstand .....more»

Click Here to Read Her Blog

Appears:
2008-08-12: Pageant Blogging Made Easy
 


 
Diane Tucker
When Diane Tucker's name was called Mrs. World in March 2007 in Sochi, Russia at the Winter Theatre, a dream came true and a once in a lifetime experience began. The Mrs. America/Mrs. World Organization gave Diane and her family the extraordinary opportunity to travel the world and volunteer for numerous charities. Diane feels so fortunate to help support communities and has gained lasting friendships that will always have a place in her heart. During her year of service as Mrs. World, Diane h .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2010-05-04: Getting Ready for Mrs. America
 


 
Donnell Rank
Marketing expert, sales guru, spokesperson and public speaker, Donnell Rank is relentless in her pursuit of the greater good. Named by the Twin Cities Business Journal as a "Woman to Watch", Donnell is active Nationally as a speaker, trainer and coach. In Corporate America, Donnell is the West Coast Vice President of the Finishing Trades Institute where she represents educates and inspires leaders of tomorrow. Donnell is Ms. Corporate America 2010. .....more»

Ms./Mrs. Corporate America Official Website

Appears:
2010-09-28: Ms. & Mrs. Corporate America
 


 
Dr. Jaime Garza
For almost a decade, Dr. Garza has been a pioneer in the South Texas Medical community. As a leading plastic and reconstructive surgeon with international recognition, he is credited with building one of the most successful plastic surgery training programs in the United States; located at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is a medical editor for several plastic surgery publications and has published many articles and book chapters on plastic surgery procedures. A .....more»

Click here to visit his website

Appears:
2008-08-05: Everything You Want to Know About Plastic Surgery
 


 
Elizabeth Fechtel
On August 20, 2011, Miss Florida’s Outstanding Teen 2011, Elizabeth Fechtel, became the seventh Miss America’s Outstanding Teen. Beginning as Miss Orlando’s Outstanding Teen in January, Fechtel won more than $30,000 in college scholarships and the title of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2012. The title of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2012 provides Elizabeth with a nationwide vehicle to promote her platform, S.E.R.V.E: Students Everywhere Recognizing Volunteer Efforts. Her mission is to hig .....more»

Miss America's Outstanding Teen Website

Appears:
2012-05-04: Miss America's Outstanding Teen!
 


 
Emoly West
Emoly Ann West holds the title of Miss Oklahoma 2010 and was 4th Runner-Up in the Miss America 2011 Pageant on January 15, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She competed at Miss Oklahoma as Miss Edmond LibertyFest and it was her fifth try for the title. She had previously been 2nd runner-up to Miss Oklahoma 2009 and 4th runner-up to Miss Oklahoma 2008. She is a 25-year-old senior at the University of Central Oklahoma, who is majoring in Dance and minoring in Broadcast Journalism. Her talent is Ballet .....more»

Miss Oklahoma Website

Appears:
2011-05-06: Pageant Fab Fitness
 


 
Erika Lafata
Erika Lafata has had a 20 year diverse career in the media, starting as a feature writer/photographer of a tri-county newspaper in southeast Texas. Her vast successful experience includes being an on-air radio personality, including the Houston market; working as voice and on-camera talent; casting, writing and producing radio and television commercials; being honored in the radio and cable TV industries in the Dallas-Forth Worth market for her outstanding sales achievements in both industries; .....more»



Appears:
2009-03-10: Getting Sponsors During a Tough Economy
 


 
Gabrielle Colombo
Miss West Virginia International Gabrielle Colombo has over 4 years of experience in the pageant industry, and she has competed has competed in 4 pageant systems including the 2006 National Sweetheart Pageant as Miss West Virginia Sweetheart. Gabrielle has been a dancer for over 18 years and has competed in many styles of dance - and has won top awards in regional and national competitions - beginning at the age of five. She has been interviewed and featured on dance related TV shows, and has st .....more»



Appears:
2008-06-03: Competing Across Pageant Systems
 


 
Galen Giaccone
Galen promotes her Dental Outreach program by teaching children, parents, educators, and caregivers about the importance of proper dental hygiene. She is delighted to partner the Miss America organization and the Children’s Miracle Network to further advocate for child health issues. In addition, she promotes character education in Delaware through Character Counts, a program that helps youth develop the Six Pillars of Character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness caring and ci .....more»



Appears:
2009-05-05: Winning Talent at Miss America
 


 
Gariane Gunter
Dr. Gariane Gunter was crowned Mrs. United States in Las Vegas on July 24, 2008. This pageant honors married women for their beauty and intelligence. Dr. Gunter says the Mrs. USA pageant is a "celebration of today's modern married woman." Her agenda as Mrs. United States 2008 is to speak out against the negative stigma associated with mental health. On her pageant web page it says "She is helping to bring mental illness into the light and people's lives are changing." Dr. Gunter received .....more»



Appears:
2009-03-17: Mrs. United States
 


 
Gaspar Cruz
Gaspar Cruz, founder of Miss Teen World, began his tenure as a make up artist at a young age. Growing up with a flair for art Gaspar drew and painted which lead to a more artistic view of the human face. Gaspar instantly found a passion for the female face and its structure. Gaspar began doing make up due to the mere fact he couldn't find a make up artist who's work he was in love with. Growing up painting and drawing his whole life, he figured "it couldn't be that hard to paint on a woman's .....more»

Miss Teen World Official Website

Appears:
2010-08-10: Who Will Be Miss Teen World?
 


 
Graziella Baratta
Ms. United States 2008, Graziella Baratta has been involved with pageants for about 15 years and is the creator of the very first pageant networking site, Pageant Palace, while holding down three professions: Graziella is a performing artist/choreographer, image consultant and graphic & web designer. Graziella teaches dance and fitness on a regular basis and freelances with her companies B.YOUneek and G-Volution Dance Company. Her platforms this year are “Healthy Habits for Life” and “I aM for W .....more»

Click here to visit Pageant Palace

Appears:
2008-10-14: Message Boards: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
 


 
Heather French Henry
Born in the homeland of Rosemary Clooney, Heather was raised seeing stars. Before winning the title of Miss America 2000, Heather attended the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning at the University of Cincinnati dreaming of becoming the next Vera Wang. There she gained a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design and a Masters of Design in Fashion while teaching Fashion Illustration. During her years as an undergrad and graduate student Heather competed for the title of Miss KY with the .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2009-02-24: Its About Feeling Beautiful!
 


 
Helen Wisner
Helen is a graduate of The University of Arkansas with Bachelor's of Arts and Master's of Arts degrees in Communication. She is currently a speech teacher at Shiloh Christian School and enjoys long distance running, golfing, working out, hiking, and playing "old school" N64 video games. Her community and charity involvement include: adoption, foster care, and Warriors for Ross. Helen hopes be a positive role model for the young women of Arkansas, a motivational speaker for charities, and advance .....more»

Helen on Twitter

Appears:
2014-04-14: Here comes Miss USA®!
 


 
J.J. Smith
J.J. Smith has interviewed, photographed, and written feature articles about contestants and winners of many pageants. Delegates from all over the world and the 50 states, ranging from international titleholders to pageant celebrities and models, have been the subjects of his features. As an experienced pageant judge, J.J. has judged on the local, state, national, and international levels. He has also participated in numerous theater productions and is the recipient of many public-speaking award .....more»

Click here ffor Pageantry Magazine

Appears:
2008-07-15: Miss Universe 2008 Recap Show
 


 
Jack Carr
Jack wears many hats – college instructor, support staff for a stock brokerage, concierge for a visitor’s Center, prep cook, pageant judge, and director. He founded New York’s Outstanding Teen Scholarship Program and member of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen National Advisory Board. He is the Executive Director of the National Sweet Teen Pageant. .....more»

Click here to learn more about The National Sweet Teen Pageant.

Appears:
2008-10-07: New Pageants Just for You!
 


 
Jackie Watson
Jackie is the founder and National Executive Director of USA National Miss. She has been a pageant director for nine years, and has been a professional journalist and public relations specialist for over a decade. Her news and feature stories have been published throughout the Atlanta area in well known publications, and around the gloabe through International news wires. She is a former member of the Advisory Board of National Beauty Makers, and has also served as a pageant judge for many lo .....more»

USA National Miss Website

Appears:
2011-04-01: USA National Miss Scholarship Organization
 


 
Jalee Fuselier
Jalee Fuselier was raised on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii and has traveled to 21 countries doing volunteer service. Some of her adventures include backpacking in Cameroon, building an orphanage in Uganda, and Teaching English in Thailand. She graduated from Hawaii Pacific University with her undergraduate degree in International Relations. Jalee has dedicated her year as Miss Hawaii 2010 to the youth of Hawaii through the non-profit organization she founded called Ready for the Real World, wh .....more»

Miss Hawaii Website

Appears:
2011-05-06: Pageant Fab Fitness
 


 
James Hahn
James Hahn II, CPC, is a Certified Professional Coach, speaker, writer, and recovering sugar addict from Lansing, Michigan. After losing 87 lbs. and helping his brother lose 126 lbs. in 8 months, he decided to follow his passion and help others live their dreams. He is currently working toward his Professional Coach Certification through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) in Chicago, Illinois and will receive his full certification in September. He is the founder of Sla .....more»

Click Here to visit his website

Appears:
2010-01-12: Looking As Good As You Feel!
 


 
Jamie Kern
Jamie Kern Lima is the Creator and CEO of It Cosmetics, a prestige makeup line for face and body. In addition to teaching countless pageant winners how to contour their abs and use certain lip colors for a whiter smile, Jamie also works with many celebrities including many from the cast of Dancing With The Stars. Jamie’s innovative products and techniques have quickly turned It Cosmetics into an award winning makeup line, including having recently been honored with the Redbook Magazine MVP Most .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2009-06-09: Pageant Must-Have Accessories
 


 
Jamillette Gaxiola
Jamillette Gaxiola was born in Sinaloa Mexico. Jamillette began doing pageants at the age of three. On her mothers side which gave her the ability to compete in the Miss Cuba Earth Pageant. Jamillette also competed in the Miss Mexico Pageant in 2008, which then lead its way into the Miss Cuba Earth Pageant. Jamillette currently lives with her parents in Las Vegas where she attends community college. .....more»

Click Here to Visit the Ms. Cuba Earth Official Website

Appears:
2009-09-22: Green is the New Black!
 


 
Jamye Shaw
Jamye Shaw’s pageantry experience began in the early 70s as a favor to a friend. This small favor led to more requests for her work, and this eventually expanded into the much demanded and highly acclaimed business that it is today. Until now, her reputation, which is known coast-to-coast, has only been spread by word of mouth. Her designs and creations have appeared at every level of pageant competition, from local pageants to the Miss America and Miss USA stages. .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2009-07-21: Fashion Forward Swimwear with Jamye Shaw
 


 
Jana Murrell
Jana was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from Omaha North High school where she was a varsity athlete in basketball, track and volleyball in additiona to being a member of the honor roll. Jana earned a full academic scholarship to Creighton University, where she received her Bachelors of Health Science, and Doctorate of Physical Therapy degrees. While attending professional school, Jana worked as a traffic reporter on Omaha’s most watched morning newscast, KETV Channel 7. .....more»

Click here to visit The Earth Pageants Productions website.

Appears:
2009-04-28: United States Earth Pageants
 


 
Janet Remington
Janet Remington is a lifelong resident of Washington State. Active in pageants since Junior high school it was a dream come true when she took over as owner/director Of the American Renaissance National Pageant. Janet was Ms. Royal American Renaissance Lifetime Queen 2006. .....more»

American Renaissance Pageants Website

Appears:
2010-06-01: American Renaissance Pageant
 


 
Janice McQueen Ward
Janice McQueen Ward is a spokesperson for Lung Cancer Awareness and is proactively working towards increased research, funding, and awareness both as an advocate and phone buddy with Lung Cancer Alliance and as an advocate with National Lung Cancer Partnership. Janice serves on the Advisory Board for National Lung Cancer Partnership’s Advocacy Summit and is an active Advocate and Lobbyist. Having lost both her mother and uncle, the legendary actor Steve McQueen, to this killer, Janice brings a v .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2009-11-17: Lights, Camera, Action!
 


 
Jason Smith
Jason Smith has been involved in the world of pageants for over 20 years from contestant trainer, production assistant, judge and even national director. He has been active from everything from local carnival queen pageants to Miss Universe. In “real life” Jason makes his living as an account manager in the financial services industry in Vancouver Canada. .....more»



Appears:
2010-08-31: Miss Universe Recap
 


 
Jay Mondick
I have been a personal trainer for 20 years in Northwest Houston. I have a life long commitment to bodybuilding and physical fitness. In the pageant industry, I have trained some titles including, Miss Texas, Miss Alabama, and judged American Queen Pageant. I provide contestants with custom work-outs to fit their needs to get them in the best shape possible for their pageant. .....more»

Click here to visit his website

Appears:
2009-09-08: Balancing Your Physique
 


 
Jayna Altman
Born severely premature, Jayna Altman spent the first three months of her life in the intensive care unit due to numerous medical complications. Her survival left her with a profound hearing loss. Doctors predicted as a result of such complications that Jayna would never learn to speak, or obtain beyond a third grade education. Despite such predictions, Jayna learned to speak beautifully as a result of intensive auditory verbal therapy for 12 years. She went on to graduate with distinction and h .....more»

Click Here to Visit Jayna's Website

Appears:
2009-06-23: Laine Berry, Mrs International & Jayna Altman, Miss International
 


 
Jeanette Morelan
Jeanette Morelan is Miss America's Outstanding Teen for 2010

Hometown: Racine, Wisconsin

Scholastic Ambition: To graduate as valedictorian and attend Harvard University to obtain degrees in Political Economy and Government and a terminal degree in Law.

Career Ambition : To serve my city and state in various public offices, so I can learn about how our government works and ultimately serve my country as President of the United States.

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Miss America's Outstanding Teen Website

Appears:
2010-07-27: Miss America’s Outstanding Teen
 


 
Jenna Edwards
Competing since the age of 7, Jenna has achieved many successes through pageants. From Sunburst International and America's Cover Miss to Miss Teen All American, Miss America and Miss USA, as a judge, competitor, emcee and coach, Jenna has experienced all levels of pageantry. As Miss Florida 2004 and Miss Florida USA 2007, Jenna became only the 3rd woman in the Florida's history to represent the state at both the Miss America and Miss USA competitions. No stranger to the national stage, Jenna al .....more»

Click Here to Become a Fan of Jenna on Facebook

Appears:
2009-11-17: Lights, Camera, Action!
 


 
Jennifer Ruiz
Jennifer Ruiz is a Texas Native! She was born and raised in Mission, TX, deep in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley. She grew up in the small city of Mission. While in high school, Jennifer served as National Honor Society President, Varsity Head Cheerleader, Student Council Treasurer, not to mention, ranking 3rd in her graduating class of 750 students. After graduating high school with over 35 college hours, she moved to the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin, TX. She attended the Universi .....more»



Appears:
2009-05-26: Miss Galaxy 2009 & Ms. Galaxy 2009
 


 
Jennifer Kalman
Commercial makeup artist, Jennifer Kalman developed the QDazzle™ concept as a way to share her makeup application experience with you to help you look your most beautiful for your Prom, Pageant, Special Event and every day! Jennifer has 18+ years of experience applying makeup for thousands of Weddings, Proms, Pageants and Special Events, as well as on-set makeup for print media, TV and video. Jennifer's cosmetics include beauty tips for either a natural makeup look or a more dramatic, glamorous .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2009-07-28: Get Your Make-up Colors Right!
 


 
Jennifer Haubein
Jennifer Haubein is the owner of Best Biz Website Solutions, helping small business owners develop client attractive websites. Jennifer is trained in internet marketing and client attraction strategies. She loves helping small business owners develop website solutions targeting their ideal customer. Jennifer is the author of a special report “5 Reasons Your Current Website Just Isn’t Working”. She also publishes an award winning email newsletter “SiteNotes” which contains easy to use technolo .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2008-08-12: Pageant Blogging Made Easy
 


 
Jennifer McKenna
Jennifer began competing in pageants at age 7 as a means to demonstrate and improve her dancing skills. In 1995 she won the prestigious title of Teen Miss North Carolina and went on to win the title of Miss Virginia in 2002. She spoke to students at 50 different middle schools across Virginia on the Right Decisions, Right Now Program, an anti-alcohol, drug, tobacco, and peer pressure program now officially endorsed by the Miss America State Organizations. In October 2005 she won the title of M .....more»

Miss America's Outstanding Teen Princess Program

Appears:
2011-03-11: Teens in Training at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen
 


 
Jennifer Green
Celebrity Hair Stylist, Jennifer Lynne Green is best known for her incredible ability to style hair as well as her hair extension work. Jennifer is now launching her own hair extension company, Sin Pretty, LLC. Her newest endeavor brings the highest quality Indian Remy Hair to the lucky public. Talented enough to rein as the Color Consultant for The Bellagio Salon in Las Vegas, Nevada, for over four years, Jennifer has worked with many celebrities and artists alike. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Jen .....more»

Jen's Website

Appears:
2011-06-17: Creating The Perfect Pageant Glam Image
 


 
Jennifer Sedler
Jennifer Sedler has been a competitive dancer her entire life, and toured the country and internationally. She won Miss Arizona 2011 where she was a double prelim winner and went on to place 3rd runner up at Miss America 2012. Jennifer is in the honors college at the UofA where she is a pre-med physiology major and a member of the pomline.

Jennifer on Twitter

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Miss Arizona Website

Appears:
2012-06-08: Miss America Does a Body Good!
 


 
Jennifer McKenna
Jennifer Pitts McKenna is a former Miss Virginia and Miss Virginia USA. Since moving to Orlando, Jennifer was appointed as Director of Development for the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant, the “little sister” to the Miss America Pageant and served on the Board of Directors through the 2012 season and currently serves as the National Princess Camp Director. Under her leadership, Princess Camp has raised over $110,000 for Miss America’s Outstanding Teen. .....more»

Miss America's Outstanding Teen Princess Camp

Appears:
2012-09-28: Secrets from Miss America’s Outstanding Teen!
 


 
Jenny Telwar
In August 2003, Jenny F. Telwar became the CEO of America's National Teenager Scholarship Organization, a nationwide pageant system offering more than $5 million in college scholarships annually. Telwar has worked extensively in the pageant and public relations industries. She has strong experience in public relations and advertising and has worked with such clients as the Nashville Symphony, U.S. Department of Labor, Tennessee Titans and the Nashville Arena. She is also a skilled public speaker .....more»

Click here to learn more about ANTSO

Appears:
2009-02-10: America's National Teenager Pageant
 


 
Jessica Nicely & Stacey Kole
In 1997, Jessica Nicely made a lifelong dream a reality and competed in, and won, her first pageant, Miss Arizona USA. As Miss Arizona USA, Stacey Kole finished 6th in the nation in the 1998 Miss USA Pageant, placing 3rd in both Preliminary Interview and Evening Gown competitions. They recently launched Savvy Magazine which brings you the best of beauty, style, and pop culture. .....more»

Click here to visit the Saavy Magazine Website

Appears:
2009-04-21: Miss USA 2009 Pageant
 


 
Jill Ross
Jill is Co-owner of Collage Video. For 25 years, she has been bringing Collage Video’s Guide to Exercise Videos to consumers, giving exercise video buyers the information they need to choose the right workouts for them. .....more»

Collage Video

Appears:
2012-05-18: Rock Your Swimsuit Competition!
 


 
Jo Bernard
Jo Bernard is the Commando-in-Chief of COMMANDOS cotton patches. Her background is varied…in special education, fashion, real estate, and Nonviolence training, Creating COMMANDOS with her fashion designer partner in 2005, she has focused the last 4 years in product development and marketing this completely new paradigm-changing product in the Evolution of Women’s Underwear. The COMMANDOS Cotton Patch. .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2009-06-09: Pageant Must-Have Accessories
 


 
John Vannatta
John M. Vannatta Jr. is President of VANBROS and Associates, Inc., which holds the State Licenses for the MISS USA® & MISS TEEN USA® State Pageants in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Nebraska. He serves as the Executive Director of the Pageants. During the 2001 MISS USA pageant the Miss Universe Organization recognized John as the Outstanding Director of the Year. VANBROS and Associates, Inc., acquired the license for Kansas in 1992, Missouri in 1993, Oklahoma in 1997, and Nebraska in .....more»

VANBROS and Associates Inc. Website

Appears:
2011-03-25: Winning Your State Mrs. United States Pageant
 


 
Jolie Schamber
My name is Jolie Schamber and I am Miss Teen Earth United States. I currently live in Orlando, Fl and am a student at the University of Central Florida. I am studying Political Science on the pre-law track and hope to one day become a congresswoman or a senator. I also have dreams of becoming a model or an actress. As Miss Teen Earth United States I will spend my year supporting environmental awareness and protection. I whole heartedly believe that is our civic responsibility to do our part by h .....more»

Click Here to Read Her Blog

Appears:
2009-09-22: Green is the New Black!
 


 
Joselo Sostre
Joselo Sostre is Executive Director of The Miss Puerto Rico Scholarship Program. Sostre is a logistics officer by trade and has extensive business experience in the areas of strategy, creative development, design, production and staging of event programs. Joselo is joined by Vice President, Arlette Velez; Secretary, Darwin Cabrera; Fashion Designer, Steven Rosengard, and veteran Choreographer, Brett DeBeaulieu. .....more»

Learn More About the Miss Puerto RIco Scholarship Program

Appears:
2009-05-12: Miss America Update
 


 
Josh Rogers
Josh Rogers is the founder and owner of ENERGY FITNESS by josh, a personal fitness company located in Music City USA - Nashville, Tennessee. He is a Cum Laude graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor of science degree in Exercise Science. Josh holds a Certified Personal Training license and a Performance Enhancement Specialist certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He trains an elite clientele, which includes music entertainers and executives, movie stars, TV .....more»

Click Here to visit his website

Appears:
2008-12-09: No Excuses Fitness
 


 
Julie Anne Wieland
Julie Anne is a graduate of Aquinas college in Grand editor of fourpoints magazine, one of the best editor of fourpoints, Julie Anne keeps up with MAO/MAOT order to bring readers all the newest information, pageantry. You can also keep up with Julie on facebook, twitter, and MySpace accounts. .....more»

Click here to check out Four Points Magazine.

Appears:
2010-02-02: Miss America 2010 Pageant Recap
 


 
Kaitlin Monte
Kaitlin Monte is 23 years old and currently resides in New York City. She is the recent recipient of the Anti-Defamation Leagues “No Place for Hate” Making a Difference Award for her work to combat bullying through leadership development in school across New York State. Kaitlin set records for number of appearances and miles traveled as Miss New York. She partnered with NY Senator Jeff Klein to create current New York State cyberbullying legislation, helping launch the New York Cyber Bully Cens .....more»

Kaitlin's Website

Appears:
2012-06-08: Miss America Does a Body Good!
 


 
Kandice Pelletier
As a former Miss New York, Miss National Sweetheart, and Radio City Rockette, Kandice Pelletier has the experience and finely tuned eye for what creates a competitive advantage in swimwear: beautifully designed pieces with timeless style, cut from superior fabrics designed to make women look and feel their best. She designs swimwear specifically to help you make that critical, head-turning first impression on the stage or at the beach.

Prior to starting Kandice Pelletier Swimwear, Kandic .....more»


Kandice's Website

Appears:
2014-06-02: Get Swimsuit Ready!
 


 
Kara Hall
Kara Hall is the owner of Serendipity and Serendipityprom.com based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Kara started the store in 2001 and website in 2003. Kara’s main thing in her store is prom but her favorite thing is pageant. Kara dresses many local, state, and National contestants each year. Oklahoma has had very recent success with the 2 Miss America winners back to back, Serendipity dressed both of them. Kara is the daughter of the well known pageant gown designer Sherri Hill, and sister of the d .....more»

Click Here to visit her website

Appears:
2008-06-24: Shopping for a Competition Wardrobe
 


 
Kary Moening
Our Account Executive Kary Moening is most well-known for her bright smile, cheery disposition, and her ability to spill something on her shirt everyday. She is a self-described people person and that is evident in her interaction with all of Serendipity Publishing’s clients. Kary boasts over ten years experience in advertising sales in the publishing industry. From tour operators to pageant gown designers, Kary has a kind word and a sweet deal for everyone. She enjoys spending time with her dau .....more»

Click here to check out Four Points Magazine.

Appears:
2009-01-27: Miss America Pageant Recap
 


 
Kate Stier
Kate Stier is the reigning Mrs. American Queen 2007. No stranger to pageants, she has more than 20 years experience as a contestant, director, and pageant judge. Stier holds a B.A. in English from Rowan University, NJ and will obtain a graduate degree in public relations in May of 2009. She is currently employed as an Assistant Director in the field of marketing and public relations for a large health system in Pennsylvania. As Mrs. American Queen, Stier has been actively promoting the D.A.S.H. .....more»

Click here to learn more about the American Queen Pageant

Appears:
2008-06-10: Attracting Pageant Sponsors
 


 
Katherine Putnam
Katherine is Miss Louisiana 2010

Hometown: Monroe, Louisiana

Age: 23

Education:
Oak Grove High School
University of Louisiana – Monroe

Platform Issue: The Miracle of Music

Scholastic Ambition: To obtain a Doctorate degree in Piano Performance

Talent: Piano

Scholastic Honors: TOPS Performance Award, Florence Ziegler Albritton Award, Dean's List

Career Ambition: .....more»


Miss Louisiana Official Website

Appears:
2010-03-09: Amazing Talent at Miss America
 


 
Katie Stam
Miss America 2009 Katie Stam is originally from Seymour Indiana

Age: 22

Education: Seymour High School

University of Indianapolis – Communication, Emphasis in Electronic Media

National Platform Issue: Miss America 2009 Katie Stam is the National Goodwill Ambassador for Children's Miracle Network and is the official spokesperson for Zerosmoke.

Platform Issue: Passion for Service: Promoting Community Service and Involvement .....more»


Click Here to Visit The Miss America Website

Appears:
2009-05-12: Miss America Update
 


 
Katie Stam
Miss America 2009 Katie Stam is originally from Seymour Indiana

Age: 22

Education: Seymour High School

University of Indianapolis – Communication, Emphasis in Electronic Media

National Platform Issue: Miss America 2009 Katie Stam is the National Goodwill Ambassador for Children's Miracle Network and is the official spokesperson for Zerosmoke.

Platform Issue: Passion for Service: Promoting Community Service and Involvement .....more»


Click here for the Miss America Website

Appears:
2010-01-26: Get Ready for Miss America 2010!
 


 
Kayne Gillaspie
ayne Gillaspie was a top 5 finalist on Season Three of Project Runway. His Johnathan Kayne Evening Wear Line is produced by Wow Prom and Pageant in Atlanta Georgia and his Johnathan Kayne Shoe line is produced by the Benjamin Walk Company in Manchester, New Hampshire. The Johnathan Kayne Studio and corporate offices are in Norman, Oklahoma where Kayne does custom work for special clients. .....more»

Click here to visit his website

Appears:
2009-08-11: Gown Crazy with Johnathan Kayne Gillaspie!
 


 
Kelly Wisniewski
For more than 16 years Kelly has been working in the makeup artistry field. She has extensive experience providing appropriate applications for pageants, weddings, and photo shoots. Teaching makeup application is also an integral part of her passion in working with todays woman. .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2010-05-04: Getting Ready for Mrs. America
 


 
Kendall Morris
Kendall Morris, Miss Texas 2011, has been traveling the Lone Star State since last July promoting Leukemia awareness, speaking to students, and making numerous appearances. She is a 21-year-old student at Texas Christian University majoring in Journalism with a Broadcast emphasis. In 2006, she was crowned Miss Texas’ Outstanding Teen where she went on to win Preliminary Fitness and Evening Gown Awards at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen. At the 2012 Miss America Pageant, Kendall placed in the top .....more»

Miss Texas Website

Appears:
2012-06-01: Miss America’s Got Talent!
 


 
Kim Alexis
Kim Alexis was born and reared in upstate New York. Always competitive, Kim was deeply involved in junior high and high school athletics and had planned a career in pharmacology. At the age of 18, she was "discovered" by the Elite Talent Agency. She soon moved to New York City and thus began an unbelievable career in the modeling industry. In fact, it's as though the term "supermodel" was coined to describe her. She quickly made her mark in the modeling industry, earning a stint as Revlon spokes .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2009-10-20: All You Need is a Little Inspiration!
 


 
Kimberly Brinkman
I started my blog in January 2008 as just a little place to keep track of good deals I found and items I was loving. After being so inspired by Flickr's Wardrobe Remix and numerous blogs that share their daily outfits I ventured into sharing my daily outfits. Now two years later, I think I have found a fun little mix of posting my daily outfits along with answering questions from readers, sharing good deals and sales info, and more. I hope you feel the same. As for me, I work in a professi .....more»

Click here for Kimberly's Blog: Fab Finds Under $50.00

Appears:
2010-02-16: It’s an Average World!
 


 
Kirsten Haglund
Hometown: Farmington Hills, Michigan

Age: 19

Education: Walled Lake Western High School

University of Cincinnati – Conservatory of Music – Attending – Musical Theatre

Platform Issue: Raising awareness of eating disorders

Scholastic Ambition: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre

Scholastic Honors: University of Cincinnati Dean's List, Cincinnatus "Century" Scholar, National Honor Society

Career Ambition: To pursue a career .....more»


Click Here to Visit the Miss America Pageant Official Website

Appears:
2008-12-30: Kirsten Haglund, Miss America 2008
 


 
Kristy Cavender
Kristy is Miss California 2010

Hometown: Orange, California

Age: 21

Education:
Crystal Cathedral High School
University of Southern California

Platform Issue: Make-A-Wish Foundation

Scholastic Ambition: To obtain a Doctorate degree in Medicine

Talent: Ballet en Pointe

Scholastic Honors: Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Club, Valedictorian of High School, National Honors Socie .....more»


Click here for the Miss California Website

Appears:
2010-03-09: Amazing Talent at Miss America
 


 
Lacey Russ
Lacey Russ, Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2011, is a 17 year-old senior attending Cordell High School in Cordell, Oklahoma. Lacey is ranked First in her class with a 4.0 G.P.A., has received the President’s Academic Achievement Award, All-American Scholar, the Outstanding Academic Performance, and scored in the Top Five Percent of the ACT explorer program. Lacey was selected for the prestigious Leadership Oklahoma’s Youth Leadership Class and been named to the Superintendent’s Honor Roll. L .....more»

Read Lacey's Blog

Appears:
2011-03-11: Teens in Training at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen
 


 
Lacey Pruett
As pageant competitor from Teen to Mrs., Lacey understands the benefits that training and competition have toward a person’s life success. With a career in corporate communications and as a health and wellness coach, Lacey is well-equipped to serve as Mrs. Texas United States, and contributes her success as a title holder and as a business woman to her pageant experiences. Lacey is 34-years old, a wife and “bonus mom,” and resides in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas.

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Lacey's Website

Appears:
2012-10-26: Mrs. United States Success Stories
 


 
Laine Berry
The Royal WE is the Mid-South’s premiere pageant boutique. Owner Laine Berry is a three time state titleholder, as well as a former International titleholder. Her experience as a former contestant allows her a unique perspective into the stresses and joys of pageant competition, and her many years as a pageant judge allow her insight into what the judges are looking for in every contestant that stands in front of them. Laine works with each client to give them a defined and personalized look for .....more»

The Royal We

Appears:
2012-10-12: Killer Fall Appearance Wardrobe
 


 
Laine Berry
Leading pageant stylist, Laine Berry, is a triple crown winner having won the titles of Mrs. Arkansas America, Mrs. Arkansas United States and Mrs. Arkansas International. She went on to win the Mrs. International 2008 title where she won every single category during the pageant competition. After retiring from pageant competition, Laine began working with contestants to help them create their own winning competition look. Her boutique, The Royal We, has styled over 100 winners in pageant sys .....more»

Laine's Website- The Royal We

Appears:
2014-02-03: Winning Advice from Miss America!
 


 
Laura Castillo
Laura brought Sassy Soles to market after her husband invented the unique shoe inserts. Sassy Soles had its product launch in September 2008 at a high end fashion boutique in San Antonio, TX. Now, Sassy Soles are sold in 40 stores across the country and online. .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2009-06-09: Pageant Must-Have Accessories
 


 
Laura Lewis
A published author, Laura Lewis is the host of a cutting edge national healthy lifestyle television series entitled “Empty Nesters” on Veria TV. Laura is the featured “healthy living expert” on the national beauty and wellness television series, “Simply Beautiful”, currently airing on the Veria Television Network. A former executive producer and host of an award winning national television show, host and producer of several talk radio shows Laura has been a popular guest on numerous television .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2009-03-24: Competing and Staying Balanced
 


 
Laura Kaeppeler
Hailing from Kenosha, Wisconsin, Laura Kaeppeler was crowned Miss America 2012 on January 14, 2012 on ABC. This year, she has traveled the country appearing on numerous national and local television programs, making corporate appearances, and talking about MAO’s national platform, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, her personal platform of Circles of Support – Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents, and focusing on promoting education for young women. When her year is over, Laura plans t .....more»

Miss America Website

Appears:
2013-01-11: Get Ready for Miss America!
 


 
Laura Buhmann
Laura Buhmann, Ms. Galaxy International 2009, comes from Elgin, a northwest suburb of Chicago. Laura is a graduate of National-Louis University with a Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education. She graduated with honors and was an active member of Kappa Delta Pi-a National Honors Society for educators. She is also a graduate of Saint Xavier University where she earned a Masters Degree in Teaching and leadership. .....more»



Appears:
2009-05-26: Miss Galaxy 2009 & Ms. Galaxy 2009
 


 
Lauri Rottmayer
Lauri Rottmayer is the executive director of the Oklahoma International Pageants. She has directed since 1999 and is beginning her third year with the International Pageants system. A self-professed “tech geek” Lauri likes to try new technology to see how well it works as a tool in running her business. She and her husband, David, live in Bartlesville, Oklahoma and are the parents of 3 sons. .....more»

Click Here to Read Her Blog

Appears:
2008-08-12: Pageant Blogging Made Easy
 


 
Leah Sykes
On Saturday, August 17, 2013, Miss Florida's Outstanding Teen, Leah Sykes was crowned Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2014 in the Linda Chapin Theater at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. This historic crowning moment marked her first steps on a journey that will take her across the country promoting scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, community involvement and healthy living for our nation's youth. She will travel the country speaking to audiences about her platform .....more»

Miss America's Outstanding Teen

Appears:
2014-03-17: Pageant Success Tips from Miss America's Outstanding Teen
 


 
Leigh Taylor-Smith
Leigh-Taylor Smith is a 23-year-old graduate of the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater. Originally from Hampton, Virginia, Leigh-Taylor now makes her home in Manhattan where she is employed by Scott Sanders LLC, an interior design firm, as an assistant designer. Competing as Miss Brooklyn at the Miss New York Pageant in July, Leigh-Taylor was a preliminary winner of Physical Fitness in Swimsuit and also took a preliminary Evening Wear award on her way to the state title. I .....more»



Appears:
2009-04-07: Miss America 2009 Lifestyle & Fitness Winners
 


 
Leigh Patton
Leigh Patton is the Executive State Director of the West Virginia International Pageant. A former contestant herself, she has been a semi-finalist in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant, where she won numerous interview awards on the local and state levels, a finalist in the Miss West Virginia USA Pageant, a finalist in the Mrs. West Virginia America Pageant, and a finalist in the Mrs. West Virginia United States Pageant. Leigh has had the privilege of being asked to judge over 20 pageant .....more»



Appears:
2008-06-03: Competing Across Pageant Systems
 


 
Lisa Shraw
Lisa Shraw has been married for 20 years and has 3 teenaged children. She currently holds the title of Mrs. Corporate America. She owned a child care facility for 10 years which she recently sold. She is currently working as a personal assistant for a Doctor and his wife. She enjoys spending time with her Family and working out. She is also a national figure competitor. .....more»

The Ms. Corporate America Website

Appears:
2008-11-18: Contestant Weight Loss Secrets
 


 
Lisa Proctor
Lisa Proctor, is an accredited fashion/image consultant, airbrush makeup artist, model, stylist, pageant consultant and judge in the Nashville, Franklin & Middle Tennessee area. She also has experience with eighteen years of business management as a Vice President in banking after which she opened two retail clothing boutiques and has experience in retail merchandising and apparel buying in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta and Dallas market centers. Her education, ongoing training and experience i .....more»

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Appears:
2010-10-26: Looking Your Best at Appearances and Everyday
 


 
Liz Fogg-Ababon
Liz has been a part of the pageant community since 2004 and is the owner & founder of the online pageant community My Pageant Place. My Pageant Place allows anyone involved in pageantry to have a safe and positive place to chat and network and it has grown to over 1400 members since September. She also is the owner & founder of My Pageant Swag which provides swag bags to pageants & other events. .....more»

Click Here to check out Mypageantswag.com

Appears:
2009-07-07: I'm Just Saying
 


 
Lorre Wilson
Former Mrs. West Virginia & Miss West Virginia USA, Lorre has also represented the state in the modeling industry with Love’s Baby Soft, Hawaiian Tropic & Nieman Marcus. She is currently the owner & executive director of the Mrs. West Virginia Pageant and Style & Fashion correspondent for Why Huntington and the Examiner.com for Charleston, West Virginia. She resides in the south western portion of the state with her daughter and husband. .....more»

Click here to read Lorre's Column

Appears:
2009-08-04: Beauty is All Around You
 


 
Lu Parker
Lu Parker is a multi-faceted talent. She is a journalist, actress, author, former Miss USA, and a former teacher. As an Emmy Award winning journalist, you can find her anchoring and reporting the news in Los Angeles, California on KTLA. She has co-hosted national shows, and has interviewed such names as Kanye West, Matt Damon, Eva Longoria, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Oscar De La Hoya, and Bill Cosby. In November 2008, Lu reported live from the Democratic Headquarters in Los Angeles as Barack Obama w .....more»

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Appears:
2009-03-03: Catching the Crown and Everything Else!
 


 
Marc Durso
Marc Durso's ActTrue Actors star on Broadway, primetime TV, Teen sitcoms, American and Latin soaps, indie films national commercials. ActTrue brings proven, professional NY creative acting process to actors in NY, LA, Denver, Chicago, Atlanta, Orlando and Miami. The Hagen Acting process reveals Truthful Human Behavior: NO TRICKS, NO GIMMICKS, NO HOLLYWOOD ATTITUDES! Join us to discover your unique and powerful creative Truth. .....more»

Click here to visit his website

Appears:
2009-11-17: Lights, Camera, Action!
 


 
Maria Beall
Maria Beall is a fitness professional of over 20 years and works for the largest fitness company in Virginia. She is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine and loves teaching group fitness. She is married to Michael and has 3 sons. Her former titles are Mrs. Virginia and Mrs. Gala. .....more»

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Appears:
2008-10-14: Message Boards: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
 


 
Maria Torres
Maria (Ingles) Torres started doing pageants at the age of 16 when her mother entered her in the Miss Massachusetts Teen USA pageant in 1984. Although she did not win the state title that year, she did win the Best Costume Award and made Top 20 out of 109 contestants. After the pageant, Maria had the “bug”. Her mother enrolled her in modeling school and she graduated with their highest award of Best Model. She continued to model locally for major department stores and such clients as The Gap, Vi .....more»

Click Here to Visit the Galaxy International Pageant's Website

Appears:
2008-07-22: Galaxy International & Belleza Latina Pageants
 


 
Marni Bumsted
Marni Bumsted and Jane Dailey started Hollywood Fashion Tape 10 years ago selling Double Stick Tape to hold your clothing in place. They were the first company to introduce this product to the market. Since then they have added 25 more exciting fashion solution products including a great new line of shape wear. .....more»

Click Here for Hollywood Fashion Tape!

Appears:
2009-08-25: Miss Universe 2009 Recap Show!
 


 
Marshawn Evans
As one of the nation's leading experts on the art of maximizing human potential, former Miss America Finalist and Entertainment Attorney, MARSHAWN EVANS is Founder of ME Unlimited (Marshawn Evans Unlimited), a corporate life-enrichment consulting firm focusing on peak performance, diversity, women’s empowerment and leadership. Her successes in the classroom and the courtroom took her to the infamous boardroom as one of Donald Trump's handpicked cast members on NBC's hit show “THE APPRENTICE.” A .....more»

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Appears:
2009-02-17: Branding Yourself and Your Platform with Marshawn Evans
 


 
Mary Richardson
Mary Richardson is the national Director for the Mrs., Miss, and Miss Teen International Pageants. Mary won the title of Mrs. Virginia International in 1992. She became the state director for Virginia in 1995. In the year 2000, Mary was awarded the National Directorship title for the Mrs., Miss and Miss Teen International Pageants. Visit her website and learn more about her at www.mrsinternational.com. .....more»

Click here to visit the Miss Teen International Website

Appears:
2008-05-13: A Pageant Director's Perspective
 


 
Marzia Prince
Marzia Prince is a top celebrity trainer, fitness expert, life coach, IFBB Bikini Pro, Gaspari Athlete and one of the very first fitness supermodels of her time. In less than 4 years, she has become one of the most sought after fitness supermodels in the industry. She has graced many fitness and bodybuilding covers in the industry, including Fitness Magazine, Natural Muscle Magazine, Iron Man Magazine, and many more. She is going to guest star on a new workout reality show called the Ultimate .....more»

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Appears:
2010-08-03: Get Your Best Body Now!
 


 
Morgan Woolard
Morgan Woolard, Miss Oklahoma USA® 2010, is a student, model, event host and placed as First Runner-up at Miss USA® 2011. She supports a variety of charitable organizations throughout Oklahoma and is an active mentor and role model to young women.

Morgan’s Facebook Page .....more»


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Appears:
2010-09-21: Get the Most Out of Your Miss USA Experience!
 


 
Morgan Woolard
Morgan Elizabeth Woolard is a model and beauty queen from Moore, Oklahoma who was crowned Miss Oklahoma USA 2010. She was also Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 2006. She was named first runner-up at the Miss USA 2010 pageant.[1][2] She was also a Top 10 Finalist in the Miss Earth United States 2009 pageant.Woolard attended Christian Heritage Academy in Del City, Oklahoma. She briefly attended Lindenwood University on the scholarship provided when she won the Miss Oklahoma Teen USA title, and is now ajunio .....more»

Morgan's Blog

Appears:
2011-06-03: Make The Most Of Your Miss USA Experience and Look Good Doing It!
 


 
Nicole Blaszczyk
Nicole is Miss Michigan 2010

Hometown: Novi, Michigan

Age: 22

Education:
Novi High School
Wayne State University

Platform Issue: Families Facing Substance Abuse: Support Survival and Prevention

Scholastic Ambition: To obtain a degree in Marketing and an Master's degree in Business Administration

Talent: Lyrical Dance

Scholastic Honors: Presidential Scholar, Academic Honors Scholarship .....more»


Click here to read Nicole's Blog

Appears:
2010-03-09: Amazing Talent at Miss America
 


 
Nikki Clark
Nikki Clark is the International Director and Executive Producer for the International Junior Miss Scholarship Program. She is the wife of Matthew Clark and mother of two boys, Sean and Ryan. She has been involved in Pageantry for the past 18 years and enjoys all aspects of pageantry. .....more»

International Junior Miss Website

Appears:
2010-06-22: Winning at International Junior Miss
 


 
Nina Davuluri
Nina Davuluri was one of over 13,000 young women to vie for the coveted title of Miss America 2014 and its $50,000 scholarship award. This past September in Atlantic City, Nina, a University of Michigan graduate, gain international acclaim by becoming the first contestant of Indian descent to win the Miss America Competition. Over the course of the Nina’s year of service as Miss America 2014, she will travel the country addressing an array of audiences on her platform: Celebrating Diversity t .....more»

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Appears:
2014-02-03: Winning Advice from Miss America!
 


 
Norieta Stephanos
Mrs. Stephanos is Mrs American Queen 2006. She has competed in and judged every pageant system and knows them all well. With her special expertise, Norieta has been able to dress many local, state and national winners from Preteen to Ms Classics! .....more»

Click here to visit My Crowning Closet

Appears:
2008-07-29: Buying & Selling Your Pageant Wardrobe on the Internet
 


 
Paul Ladd
Paul Ladd is a photographer in Houston, TX. He and his wife of 18 years, Carrie, own Ladd Company Photography. They are celebrating their 20th year in business. Paul earned a BFA in photography from Stephen F. Austin. He has been involved with pageant and headshot photography for nearly his entire career featuring 11 years as the official photographer for Miss Texas USA and Texas Teen USA. He has photographed pageant contestants and title holders from all over the world at all levels all the wa .....more»

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Appears:
2010-03-16: Selecting the Perfect Photographer
 


 
Penny Pearlman
Penny Pearlman, author of Pretty Smart: Lessons from our Miss Americas, is an accomplished business consultant, seminar leader and motivational speaker who helps individuals and organizations succeed in challenging times. Her left and right brain work equally well as she a BA in fine art and a Master of Business Administration. She lives in Westport, CT with her husband and two cats. .....more»

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Appears:
2009-06-16: Are You Pretty Smart?
 


 
Phyllis George
Phyllis is a former Miss Texas and Miss America of 1971. George became the first pioneer female sportscaster in America co-anchoring the popular Emmy Award winning "NFL Today Show" on CBS with Brent Musberger and Irv Cross from 1975-1984. She also co-hosted three Super Bowl broadcasts and six Rose Bowl Parades in Pasadena, California. She was the first female co-host of "Candid Camera". In 1985 she became the co-anchor of the "CBS Morning News" broadcast once again interviewing some of the great .....more»



Appears:
2009-06-16: Are You Pretty Smart?
 


 
Rachel Henry
Rachel Henry created Pageant Resale in 2006, as a way to market and sell her own pageant items. Since then, Pageant Resale has grown into the largest consignment community specifically for pageant contestants. With over 500 unique visitors per day, the site has become a wonderful resource for contestants of all ages. Rachel has been competing in the Miss America Organization for the last 6 years, and placed in the Top Ten in the 2007 Miss Pennsylvania Pageant. She is 24 years old, and while Page .....more»

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Appears:
2008-07-29: Buying & Selling Your Pageant Wardrobe on the Internet
 


 
Rachel Wyatt
On Saturday, August 18, 2012, Miss South Carolina's Outstanding Teen 2012, Rachel Wyatt, became the eighth Miss America’s Outstanding Teen. Wyatt won more than $25,000 in college scholarships and the title of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2013.This historic crowning moment marked her first steps on a journey that will take her across the country promoting scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, community involvement and healthy living for our nation's youth. She will be traveling the .....more»

Miss America's Outstanding Teen

Appears:
2012-09-28: Secrets from Miss America’s Outstanding Teen!
 


 
Rachelle Carson-Begley
I grew up in Atlanta, GA, during the Civil Rights Movement and escalation of the Vietnam War. It was needless to say a very dramatic time. My home was not lacking in the drama department either, thus grooming me for a theatrical life. I wanted to be an actress since I was four years old and started pursuing it in high school. I moved to NYC to study when I was 18 years old and got my first professional job on the soap "Another World" when I was 20 years old. I haven't stop working since although .....more»

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Appears:
2009-09-22: Green is the New Black!
 


 
Rain Andreani
Rain Andreani is Founder of Rain Cosmetics, celebrity makeup artist, Fox 5 The MORE show editor, UNLV Graduate and Las Vegas Woman Magazine editor. Always had a love for makeup growing up and competing in beauty pageants, but is wasn’t till she met her fashion photographer husband Alfredo Andreani, that she started working as a professional makeup artist. From there, She was inspired to share her secrets and love for makeup by creating Las Vegas first makeup. .....more»

Rain Cosmetics Website

Appears:
2010-03-30: True Beauty in Las Vegas!
 


 
Rebecca Crosen
Rebecca Crosen has been involved in the pageantry industry for more than 19 years - as a contestant, director, judge and fan. She is a Certified Facilitator for the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty and promotes her program “Celebrate You!” throughout the mid-atlantic and internationally. Through Celebrate You!, Rebecca promotes positive body image for women of all ages and strives to empower adolescents for improved self-esteem. .....more»

Rebbecca on Twitter

Appears:
2008-11-18: Contestant Weight Loss Secrets
 


 
Rick Brinkley
Rick Brinkley is a former Emmy-nominated producer of the Sally Jessy Raphael Show who left the show to go to seminary. For the past 10 years he has been the President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau. However, over the course of the past 31 years, there has been one constant….and that is the Miss America Organization. In addition to his past careers, for the past 5 years he has been the national judging consultant for the Miss America pageant. .....more»

Click Here for the Miss America Website

Appears:
2010-01-19: It's Time to Judge Miss America!
 


 
Ritika Ramtri Kumar
Ritika Ramtri Kumar has been in the pageant coaching business for twelve years .Her forte is helping pageant aspirants with their pageant interview skills, on-stage questions, bio sheets, overall appearance and total imaging. Her training academy ‘The Tiara’ has assisted many past Femina Miss India, Mr. India, Gladrags Mrs. India, Gladrags Manhunt and Megamodel winners, Teen India International and Miss India Worldwide participants. Ritika’s educational qualifications include an M.A. (English), .....more»

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Appears:
2009-08-25: Miss Universe 2009 Recap Show!
 


 
Robin Fleming
Robin Fleming launched La Casa Hermosa after years in the fashion industry. A professional set stylist, and boutique owner, she was also a professional model for 25+ years in print runway, commercials, films, and most recently was featured on the cover of Supermodels Unlimited "Industry's Most Beautiful" edition. Competing in pageants from the mid-80s, Robin won the Evening Gown awards at two national pageants, placing as a top five finalist, won multiple awards for Photogenic, and was Model of .....more»

Click here for La Casa Hermosa

Appears:
2010-08-31: Miss Universe Recap
 


 
Rocco Castellano
For over twenty years, Rocco Castellano has been telling it as he sees it. Rocco is a personal trainer to athletes, trainers, executives, beauty queens and moms as well as an outspoken advocate for consumer common sense.In his inimitable New York-born style - a witty mix of Italian anecdote and irreverent candor - Rocco Castellano, Founder and CEO of askROCCO, brings his life experience, professional training, celebrity status and decades of experience to people all over. Rocco challenges listen .....more»

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Appears:
2008-08-19: Your Best Swimsuit Body Ever!
 


 
Sam Haskell
Sam Haskell, former Executive VP and Worldwide Head of Television for the venerable William Morris Agency, was named in 2007 by TV Week as one of the 25 Most Innovative and Influential People in Television over the last quarter century. His clients included, among many others, Bill Cosby, Ray Romano, Dolly Parton, Whoopi Goldberg and George Clooney. Mr. Haskell moved from Mississippi to LA in 1978, fought his way into the renowned William Morris Agency Mailroom, became an agent in 1980, Senior V .....more»

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Appears:
2009-07-14: Sam Haskell & Taylor Fitch, Miss Americas Outstanding Teen
 


 
Sandra Dee Robinson
Sandra Dee Robinson has spent nearly all of her life in front of a camera: as an actor (including Another World, Sunset Beach, Bold and the Beautiful, General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, Two and a Half Men, Criminal Minds, Secret Life of an American Teenager and TV movies) and as a TV host and product spokesperson. For the past several years, Sandra has been coaching entertainment reporters and television hosts and she founded Charisma on Camera to expand her clientele to professionals in any .....more»

Click here to visit Charisma on Camera

Appears:
2010-04-13: Charisma on Camera
 


 
Sandy Grason
Sandy Grason is the author of the bestselling book, JOURNALUTION, she is inspiring people all over the world to transform their lives through the practice of journaling. She defines the word Journalution as the act of revealing your inner wisdom through writing. Sandy has addressed audiences for the National Association of Women Writers, Motorola, State Farm on board Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. She is one of the newest members of The Omega Institute's esteemed faculty, teaching at the Rhinebec .....more»

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Appears:
2008-08-26: Journal Your Way to Pageant Success!
 


 
Savannah Teegarden
Although she is fairly new to the pageant scene, Savannah Teegarden is no stranger to the stage. She has been a performer all of her life whether it be through taking dance throughout her childhood to performing in her high school’s show choir, “Singers Unlimited”. Savannah is currently a sophomore at Ball State University majoring in telecommunications; she aspires to one day become a broadcast journalist for a leading news network. Savannah goes into each and every pageant with the mindset of .....more»

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Appears:
2008-07-29: Buying & Selling Your Pageant Wardrobe on the Internet
 


 
Sharon Fletcher
Dr. Sharon L. Fletcher is the current reigning Mrs. Corporate America 2010. Sharon has been active in developing female leaders across the US and is currently an executive coach for leadership development. As an active executive, Sharon has experience in various industries to include healthcare, technology, and airline industries. She currently manages organizational excellence and learning for a health care facility in North Dakota. She is also the president of ICC Strategies Coaching and Consu .....more»

Ms./Mrs. Corporate America Official Website

Appears:
2010-09-28: Ms. & Mrs. Corporate America
 


 
Sheila Ybarra
Sheila’s expert hair and makeup services are at the top of the wish lists for print, runway, TV commercials, photographers, filmmakers, models, actors and celebrity weddings such as Martha Stewart Weddings, Colin Cowie, the most spectacular wedding and event planner for Oprah Winfrey, Lisa Kudrow and Paula Abdul. Sheila has worked on weddings for David Tutera of My fair Wedding, as well as platform recording artist such as Steven Tyler, Josh Groban, Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, Nick Lachey & Kid R .....more»

Makeup By Sheila

Appears:
2012-10-12: Killer Fall Appearance Wardrobe
 


 
Shelly Winters Black
Eighteen year Pageant Veteran, former contestant, title holder such as Mrs. Jefferson Parish, Mrs. Gretna, Mrs. Kenner & Mrs. Orleans Parish. Pageant coach for the past 15 years. Hair stylist and \Makeup artist. I have taken all my pageant knowledge and put together a Complete Director's Kit, guided to assist new pageant directors in directing successful pageants on their first try. .....more»

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Appears:
2009-11-24: Directing Your Fabulous Pageant!
 


 
Sherri Hill
Sherri Hill is a distinguished and well-known designer of prom and pageant evening wear. Her unparalleled design achievements in the pageant industry include many recent winners and contestants. Miss USA 2007 Rachel Smith, Miss USA 2006 Tara Conner, Miss America 2007 Lauren Nelson and Miss America 2006 Jennifer Berry were all crowned in Sherri Hill gowns. MTV Video Jockey and Total Request Live host Susie Castillo also won the Miss USA crown wearing a Sherri Hill designed evening gown. Sherri Hi .....more»

Click Here to Visit Her Website.

Appears:
2008-05-20: Secrets to Selecting a Winning Gown
 


 
Simone Janey
over 15 years. Having participated in the USA system as well as many other pageants and has judged local, state and national pageants. National Director of the Ms. Plus United States Pageant, Simone has been married to her husband Joe for over 6 Years. She is also a proud supporter of the WSPA, ARFF, WWF & the ASPCA. Her platform is “The Ethical Treatment of Animals. .....more»

Click here to learn more about The Ms. Plus United States Pageant.

Appears:
2008-10-07: New Pageants Just for You!
 


 
Sonja Fisher
Sonja Fisher is Mrs. Corporate America 2009

Hometown: Moundsview, Minnesota

Age: 39

Occupation: Principal Software Consultant for Oracle Corporation in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing; An actress and producer; Entrepreneur - Own a production company, Own a public speaking company and writing my own book with ASLA, Own an A C N Business, Mary Kay Business and Prepaid Legal Business

Education: BS Mathematics, BS Statistics, Minor in Psychology a .....more»


Click Here to Visit the Ms. Corporate America Website

Appears:
2009-11-10: The Ms. & Mrs Corporate America Pageants
 


 
Stephanie Hunt
Stephanie entered the Mrs. United States Pageant without any expectations. She considers herself extremely fortunate to represent the 54 elegant women who competed in the event. Stephanie graduated from Western Michigan University and is a devoted Flight Attendant for Northwest Airlines Inc. She is a member of Airlines Ambassadors, an organization recognized an organization recognized by the U.S. Congress for its humanitarian efforts. As Mrs. United States she believes in a quote by Helen Keller .....more»

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Appears:
2008-05-27: Marketing Your Title and Your Platform
 


 
Stephanie Lynch
Stephanie Lynch, teacher, embodies love of home and community. A Cum Laude graduate from Western Kentucky University, she instills her love of learning and life into her students. With eight years in the classroom, Stephanie’s students win both county and state awards in various competitions. She and her husband of 8 years, Brian, adopted Isabella, now sixteen-months old, after struggling with infertility. Helping others, Stephanie holds several causes close to her which include work with Juveni .....more»

Mrs. Tennessee United States Website

Appears:
2011-03-25: Winning Your State Mrs. United States Pageant
 


 
Susie Castillo
Actress and television personality Susie Castillo can currently be seen playing "Mercedes Hernandez" on Tyler Perry's hit sitcom, "House of Payne" on TBS. The promising actress recently completed the role of "Linda" in the indie film "The Heartbreaker" and is shooting the sketch comedy pilot, "A Very Special Episode with Jai Rodriguez". Susie made her feature film debut in Disney's live-action comedy, "Underdog," playing the role of News Reporter "Diana Flores." She has also guest-starred o .....more»

Click here to visit her website

Appears:
2009-02-03: Confidence Is Queen with Susie Castillo, Miss USA 2003
 


 
Tamara Henry
Tamara Henry (aka "Green T") is an eco-TV host for various television shows including "Metro Motion", a show featuring LA's traffic impact on the environment, carpooling and public transportation. She is one of the news anchors and reporters for Santa Monica City TV 16, featuring positive news and interviewing city leaders about issues that impact the community. Tamara is a former WB and Fox evening news anchor who produced health and medical news. She also created and produced her own spiritual .....more»

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Appears:
2010-02-02: Miss America 2010 Pageant Recap
 


 
Tammy McDonald
Tammy McDonald, Mrs. International 2004, is not just a former Mrs. International, but she’s also judged the Teen, Miss, and Mrs. International pageants. A successful business woman, Tammy understands what it takes to be a successful contestants as well as exactly what the judges are looking for. She understands all the ins and outs of judging the International pageants. .....more»



Appears:
2009-06-23: Laine Berry, Mrs International & Jayna Altman, Miss International
 


 
Tara Wheeler
Tara Wheeler is a 24 year-old graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Journalism. Growing up in a military family, Tara has lived all across the country but has called Virginia home for thirteen years. Her education was funded, in part, through an Air Force ROTC scholarship. At Penn State, she was an Air Force ROTC cadet mentor and flight commander. She completed officer boot camp at the top of her flight. While at Penn State, she was also the starting goalie for the Lady Icers Ic .....more»

Click Here to visit the Miss Virginia Website

Appears:
2009-03-24: Competing and Staying Balanced
 


 
Tawni Darby
Tawni Darby, the Teens in Training Camp founder and former Miss Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen, began her involvement in MAOTeen at the age of 14. She was crowned Miss Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen in 2006 and went on to be awarded a non-finalist talent award at the national Miss America’s Outstanding Teen pageant. After competing in MAOTeen, Tawni was chosen as one of 30 dancers to attend the 2008 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts. In 2009, she graduated as Valedictorian of Linco .....more»

Teens In Training Camp Website

Appears:
2012-05-04: Miss America's Outstanding Teen!
 


 
Tayla Robinson
Crowned Miss Teen World 2010 at 15 years old this South African beauty hails from the city of Johannesburg. This 11th grade student hopes to one day be a Principle dancer with a major dance Company. Tayla loves to travel, dance, model and compete in dance competitions. She has had to sit out From dancing for the last 4 months due to a skiing injury in the Swiss Alps. .....more»

Miss Teen World Official Website

Appears:
2010-08-10: Who Will Be Miss Teen World?
 


 
Taylor Fitch
Hometown
Anderson, South Carolina

Scholastic Ambition
I will be attending Wofford College in the fall of 2009 majoring in Biology, with plans to attend Duke University for my Medical Degree.

Career Ambition
To become a Forensic Pathologist. I hope to use the newest genetic discoveries to further understand the mindset and motives of a criminal.

Platform issue
Overcoming Physical Challenges: Heart, Mind and Hands

Scholastic Honors
National .....more»


Miss America's Outstanding Teen Website

Appears:
2009-07-14: Sam Haskell & Taylor Fitch, Miss Americas Outstanding Teen
 


 
Teresa Scanlan
At 17 years of age, Teresa is the youngest Miss Nebraska ever crowned. She won the Miss America title on January 15, 2011, becoming the first Miss Nebraska to win the title, and the youngest winner in 74 years

Scanlan was home-schooled until her junior year of high school, before attending Gering High School part-time for half of her junior year. She graduated early from Scottbluff High School in the spring of 2010 after taking a double load of classes throughout high school. Teresa .....more»


Miss America Website

Appears:
2011-04-15: Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan
 


 
Tiffany Lloyd
Tiffany Monique Lloyd is the reigning Miss Black Louisiana USA 2008 and made history by being selected from the National Pageant Office to compete in 2009. She is a PhD candidate at Southern University A&M College in Baton Rouge, LA majoring in public policy. She recently lost 51lbs. She is a motivational speaker and singer and is finishing writing a book entitled, Loving the Unlovely, a self-esteem guide for young girls. She is a pageant veteran, by competing for nearly 10 years. .....more»

Tiffany's Website

Appears:
2008-11-18: Contestant Weight Loss Secrets
 


 
Tiffany Love
A NASCAR Humanitarian Award Nominee, and Creator of reality series ONcE in a W"I"fetime, Tiffany is the epitome of Making a MARK in the Lives of Others That Can''t be ERASED. A Licensed Master Medical Oncology Social Worker at Vanderbilt University, providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Oncology Patients. Tiffany is utilizing her gifts and talents to change lives and transform wives.

Tiffany on Twitter .....more»


ONcE in a Wifetime

Appears:
2012-10-26: Mrs. United States Success Stories
 


 
Tim Kretschmann
Tim Kretschmann is the host of the first podcast about beauty pageants, the PageantCast. From Milwaukee, WI, he podcasts each week interviews with some of the top pageant contestants from every possible pageant system under the sky. Tim recently celebrated his 200th episode and is nearing his fourth year with the PageantCast in December. .....more»

Click Here to Check Out Pageantcast

Appears:
2009-09-01: Pageant News and You
 


 
Tina Aldatz
Working as a Special Events and Merchandising Director for BCBG Max Azria, Tina was always on the go. It was important for her to look stylish and feel comfortable and she refused to succumb to the skirt and sneaker look that many New Yorkers fall prey to, just for the sake of comfort. Tina was not about to give up her sexy heels or business chic pump so instead she bought orthopedic insoles and cut and pasted them to fit all her different shoe styles. After being a fashion industry veteran for .....more»

Click Here for Foot Petals

Appears:
2010-01-12: Looking As Good As You Feel!
 


 
Tony Bowls
With twenty years of retail experience, Tony applies firsthand knowledge of what the fashion-forward customer is looking for to the designs of these extraordinary brands. For the greater part of the last twelve years, Tony owned and managed his own retail outlet. He actively promoted and sold prom, pageant and formalwear collections. During his time in retail, Tony also designed for Miss America and Miss USA contestants. The Tony Bowls Collection was featured in the opening numbers of the 2006 .....more»

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Appears:
2009-09-15: Pageant Fashion Preview!
 


 
Tony Eaton
Anthony Eaton is the head of Tall Pony Productions, the genius behind major network specials like “Fashion Rocks,” “Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope,” and “The 6th Annual Radio Music Awards.” His long roster of television credits include “David Bowie: Serious Moonlight,” and “Tim McGraw: Reflected,” among others. He has worked with such stars as Usher, Madonna, Janet Jackson and Cher on their DVD endeavors. Eaton is the beneficiary of several awards, including three Grammy Awards and two NAACP Ima .....more»

Visit the Miss America Official Website

Appears:
2009-01-20: Miss America Pageant Preview