MISS ARIZONA’S OUTSTANDING TEEN AND MISS SOUTH CAROLINA’S OUTSTANDING TEEN WIN PRELIMINARY AWARDS AT 2015 MISS AMERICA’S OUTSTANDING TEEN COMPETITION

Orlando, Florida – July 31, 2015 – Miss Arizona’s Outstanding Teen, Jessi Gradillas was named Thursday night’s preliminary Talent winner for her vocal/guitar performance “Fade Into You” during the third night of the 2015 Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition at the Linda Chapin Theater in Orlando. Jessi will receive a $500 scholarship. Also in the spotlight was Miss South Carolina’s Outstanding Teen, Sarah Hamrick, who was the preliminary Evening Wear/On-Stage Question winner. Sarah will receive a $500 scholarship.

 

Academic Awards were also a special highlight of the evening.  This year’s Scholastic Excellent Award for the highest GPA went to Miss South Carolina’s Outstanding Teen, Sarah Hamrick.  Sarah will receive a $1,000 scholarship.  Outstanding Achievement in Academic Life was presented to Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen, Hayley Boland.  Hayley will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

 

The little sister to Miss America, the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization is one of the nation’s leading achievement programs and will make available more than $22 million in cash and tuition scholarship assistance in 2015. The Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization encourages positive achievement by helping to nurture and build the scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living and community involvement of our nation’s youth. MAOTeen provides educational scholarships for deserving young people and has developed mentoring programs and community-based initiatives. The Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization has a long standing relationship with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Through this partnership, the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization have collectively raised over $1 million to help improve the lives of children across the country.

Additional information about the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization can be found at www.maoteen.org.

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MISS ARKANSAS’ OUTSTANDING TEEN AND MISS NEW HAMPSHIRE’S OUTSTANDING TEEN WIN PRELIMINARY AWARDS AT 2015 MISS AMERICA’S OUTSTANDING TEEN COMPETITION

Orlando, Florida – July 30, 2015 – Miss Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen, Gracie Stover was named Wednesday night’s preliminary Talent winner for her tap dance performance “Epic Duel” to “Billie Jean/Bad” during the second night of the 2015 Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition at the Linda Chapin Theater in Orlando. Gracie will receive a $500 scholarship. Also in the spotlight was Miss New Hampshire’s Outstanding Teen, Allie Nault who was the preliminary Evening Wear/On-Stage Question winner in a yellow gown. Allie will receive a $500 scholarship.

Community Service Awards were also a special highlight of the evening.  This year’s Children’s Miracle Network (CMNH) Miracle Maker Award for the most funds raised for CMNH went to Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen, Julia Claire Williams. Julia Claire will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Four other young women were recognized for their CMNH fundraising efforts. In second place was Miss Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen, Samantha Renck. Third place went to Miss Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen, Gracie Stover. Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen, Braelynn Neely, was in fourth place. Rounding out the Top Five in fifth place was Miss South Carolina’s Outstanding Teen, Sarah Hamrick.

The little sister to Miss America, the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization is one of the nation’s leading achievement programs and will make available more than $22 million in cash and tuition scholarship assistance in 2015. The Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization encourages positive achievement by helping to nurture and build the scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living and community involvement of our nation’s youth. MAOTeen provides educational scholarships for deserving young people and has developed mentoring programs and community-based initiatives. The Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization has a long standing relationship with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Through this partnership, the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization have collectively raised over $1 million to help improve the lives of children across the country.

SOURCE: Miss America’s Outstanding Teen

MISS NEW JERSEY’S OUTSTANDING TEEN AND MISS ARIZONA’S OUTSTANDING TEEN WIN PRELIMINARY AWARDS AT 2015 MISS AMERICA’S OUTSTANDING TEEN COMPETITION

Orlando, Florida – July 29, 2015 – Miss New Jersey’s Outstanding Teen, Shereen Pimentel was named Tuesday night’s preliminary Talent winner for her vocal performance “Finding Wonderland” during the first night of the 2015 Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition at the Linda Chapin Theater in Orlando. Shereen will receive a $500 scholarship. Also in the spotlight was Miss Arizona’s Outstanding Teen, Jessi Gradillas who was the preliminary Evening Wear/On-Stage Question winner. Jessi will receive a $500 scholarship.

Ad Sales Awards were also a special highlight of the evening.  This year’s $1,500 scholarship for first place went to Miss South Carolina’s Outstanding Teen, Sarah Hamrick. Second place went to Miss Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen, Samantha Renck will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Gracie Stover, Miss Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen was in third place and will receive a $500 scholarship.

Six “Teens in Action” finalists were also named Tuesday night: Miss Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen, Gracie Stover; Miss Florida’s Outstanding Teen, Leah Roddenberry; Miss Minnesota’s Outstanding Teen, Rachel Weyandt; Miss New Hampshire’s Outstanding Teen, Allie Nault; Miss Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen, Samantha Renck, and; Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen, Hayley Boland. “Teens in Action” finalists are chosen based on their platform essay commitment to enhancing the quality of life for others through volunteerism and community service. Specific attention will be given to the depth of service, creativity of the project, and significant effects upon the lives of others. The six finalists will be interviewed by an expert panel, later this week, where one will be named the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship.

The little sister to Miss America, the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization is one of the nation’s leading achievement programs and will make available more than $22 million in cash and tuition scholarship assistance in 2015. The Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization encourages positive achievement by helping to nurture and build the scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living and community involvement of our nation’s youth. MAOTeen provides educational scholarships for deserving young people and has developed mentoring programs and community-based initiatives. The Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization has a long standing relationship with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Through this partnership, the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization have collectively raised over $1 million to help improve the lives of children across the country.

SOURCE: Miss America’s Outstanding Teen

Jordan Wood, Miss Teen International 2005 and Stevie Riddle, Beauties of America Teen 2005

PageantCast Classic

Original Release: 03/27/2006

Jordan Wood, Miss Teen International 2005 and Stevie Riddle, Beauties of America Teen 2005

  • Interview with Jordan Wood, Miss Teen International 2005
  • Interview with Stevie Riddle, Beauties of America Teen 2005.

 

 

Autumn’s Closet grand opening this weekend!

Long time friend of the show, Autumn Kastein, is making her dreams come true this weekend. She is opening a resale shop in beautiful Fond du Lac, WI that will feature, among other things, gently used pageant attire.

11703192_443554319184493_5915272665597038791_nBe sure to print out this coupon for big savings and go to her Facebook page to find ways you can win even more fabulous savings and special prizes.

This enterprising entrepreneur has big plans and this is the ground floor!

She says on her site:

Autumn’s Closet BUYS & SELLS gently used, brand name clothing for teens and twenty-something ladies! We have a wide selection of hot styles you’ll LOVE!

Check out her website at https://www.facebook.com/AutumnsClosetWI

We wish Autumn all the best. We will be feature the ribbon cutting and some other hijinks on some future episodes of the PageantCast!

 

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