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New Pageants Just for You!
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Every year smart pageant professionals decide to take the plunge and create a new national or international pageant. Join us as we talk with pageant insiders who have created new pageants to meet the needs of todays fabulous pageant contestants. Well be talking with the directors of Americas Top Miss, Ms./Mrs. Corporate America, American Image, Ms. Plus United States, and the National Sweet Teen pageant. This is your chance to learn about the newest and most exciting pageants!
Episode Segments:
New Pageants
Deb Dyer from the America Image National Pageant, Dawn Rochelle from Americas Top Miss and Jack Carr of National Sweet Teen join Valerie to talk about their new pageants, and share info on what makes each one unique.
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More New Pageants
Learn about the Ms. Plus United States Pageant from Simone Janey, and about the Ms. Corporate America Pageant from Arrissa King.
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Ask Valerie!
How can you be Pageant Fab at your next pageant? Just ask Valerie! In this edition of the Q & A, learn about appropriate dieting, appropriate interview wardrobe, working on your weaknesses, and finding your inspiration.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
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.

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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 describes as “pageant fever.” She currently holds the title of Global America Woman 2009 and promotes the importance of positive self-esteem in youth and women. Debbie lives in Summerville, SC with her husband Steve and has two daughters, three cats and three dogs so she stays very busy!

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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.

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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.

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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 one of the 10 Sexiest Vegetarian's Alive. In the beauty pageant arena she has won titles like Miss Texas Lonestar, Miss Hawaiian Tropics National Finalist, Miss US Glamour Girl, Miss Summer Nationals, and top ten semi-finalist in the Miss Kansas USA Pageant, official preliminary to the Miss USA and Miss Universe Pageants. Dawn is the founder & owner of Dawn Rochelle Productions, a beauty and fashion event production company, which owns 3 top beauty pageants: The Miss Latina Pageant, America's Top Miss & The Look of the World. Dawn worked two years producing a preliminary pageant for the Miss Texas USA Pageant, official preliminary to the Miss USA / Miss Universe Pageants owned by Donald Trump. Dawn Rochelle has been recognized for her work and named to the "Who's Who of International Entrepreneu

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