Yolandi Franken, Miss Multiverse Australia 2016: Fantastic Favorite Five

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Yolandi Franken, Miss Multiverse Australia 2016: Fantastic Favorite Five

  • Interview with Yolandi Franken, Miss Multiverse Australia 2016: Fantastic Favorite Five

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Your Gown should fit…your FACE!

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Your Gown should fit…your FACE!

Pageant coach Michelle Field gives us another great tip about pageants today…your face may be the key to picking the perfect gown for your pageant competition. Learn more in the video!

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PageantCast Gazette: Miss Wisconsin USA 2016

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Original Release: 11/19/2015

PageantCast Gazette: Miss Wisconsin USA 2016

 

  • Interview with Haley Laundrie, Miss Wisconsin USA 2015 and Kenna Mia Harke, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 2015
  • CROWNING CHAMBER: Miss Wisconsin USA 2016
  • Quick shout with Kate Redeker, Miss Wisconsin USA 2016 and Karly Knaus, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA 2016

Special thanks for all the video and photos from the Miss Wisconsin USA and Miss Wisconsin Teen USA Organization for the incredible access and hospitality!

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The Miss America Foundation – 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Atlantic City, NJ (February 6, 2017) –  The Miss America Foundation proudly offers academic and community-based scholarships for current and former contestants to pursue their education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applications are received annually and recipients are selected from a national pool based on a variety of criteria. The Miss America Foundation is honored to congratulate and recognize the following 2016 Miss America Foundation scholarship recipients:

Victoria Humphrey & Makayla McCoskey
Victoria Humphrey & Makayla McCoskey

2016 Dr. and Mrs. David B. Allman Medical Scholarship – the recipients are Victoria Humphrey, a 2011 contestant in Florida, and Makayla McCoskey, a 2016 contestant in Pennsylvania. Established in memory of Dr. David B. Allman, a past president of the American Medical Association, the Allman Medical Scholarship is a $7,000 scholarship awarded annually, in whole or in part, to one or more current or former contestants who currently study or aspire to enter the field of medicine. This scholarship is funded annually by the Allman Medical Trust, an endowed fund of The Miss America Foundation, Inc.

Autumn Simunek
Autumn Simunek

2016 Jean Bartel for Military Awareness Scholarship – the recipient is Miss South Dakota 2015 Autumn Simunek. Millions of Americans have answered the call to serve their country, and Miss America 1943 Jean Bartel was an ardent supporter of the Armed Forces – having raised over $2.5 million in Series-E war bonds during her reign as Miss America – approximately $34 million in today’s dollars. Established in Jean’s memory, this $3,000 scholarship is awarded to a qualified applicant who has fulfilled a legitimate need in their community through the creation, development, and/or participation in a community-based project or event to support and raise awareness of the brave men and women who dedicate their lives to protect our freedom.

Sarah Kingsbury
Sarah Kingsbury

2016 Tiffany Phillips Scholar-Athlete Scholarship – the recipient is Sarah Kingsbury, a 2016 contestant in Ohio. The Tiffany Phillips Scholar-Athlete Scholarship was established in 1998 in memory of Tiffany Phillips, the teenage daughter of Steve and Dana Phillips of Oregon. Tiffany, who lost her life in a tragic accident in 1998, was both an outstanding scholar and an exceptional athlete. This $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding scholar-athlete who competed at the local, state, or national level during the current year, regardless of whether a title was won. This scholarship is funded jointly by Steve and Dana Phillips and The Miss America Foundation, Inc.

We congratulate these outstanding young women and wish them continued success in their scholastic endeavors!

Applications are now available for the 2017 MAF scholarships. To apply, please contact your Local or State Executive Director for an application.

To establish an endowed scholarship in honor of a loved one or to support our scholarship program, please call 609-344-1800 or visit MissAmericaFoundation.org/scholarships.


About The Miss America Foundation (MAF)
The Miss America Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, proudly offers academic and community-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate studies, as well as endowed scholarships for those young women attending medical school, working in special areas for military service awareness, and in the performing arts.About The Miss America Organization (MAO)

The Miss America Organization, a 501(c)4 non-profit organization, oversees a national network of 52 licensed organizations, including all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Miss America contestants contribute tens of thousands of community service hours annually and have raised over $15 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships since 2007.

Source: Miss America Press Release

Angel Bhathal, Ms. Galaxy Canada: Fantastic Favorite Five

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Angel Bhathal, Ms. Galaxy Canada: Fantastic Favorite Five

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Eleana Frangedis, Miss Teen America 2012

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Original Release: 11/08/2012

Eleana Frangedis, Miss Teen America 2012

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THE 97TH MISS AMERICA COMPETITION TO AIR ON  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH AT 9:00 PM ET/PT ON ABC 

“The 2018 Miss America Competition” To Broadcast Live
From Historic Boardwalk Hall In Atlantic City

Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields toe dip
Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields taking part in the traditional toe dip
in Atlantic City wearing a dress by Joseph Ribkoff the morning after her crowning.
(Miss America Organization/Bruce V. Boyajian)

Atlantic City, NJ (February 1, 2017) – The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC announced today that the 97th Miss America Competition will return to Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017 (9:00 – 11:00 p.m./ET) on the ABC Television Network.  Packed with glitz and glam, the spectacular evening will showcase the serious smarts and tremendous talent of 52 women representing their home states and territories as they compete to bring home the crown. At the conclusion of the intense competition, one woman will win the coveted Miss America title.

“As we barrel towards our 100th Anniversary, I am so proud to stand shoulder to shoulder with dick clark productions, ABC, and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) in Atlantic City as we join forces to create great television and continue celebrating the empowerment of America’s most outstanding young women,” said Sam Haskell, Executive Chairman & CEO of the Miss America Organization.

MISS ARKANSAS, SAVVY SHIELDS, CROWNED MISS AMERICA 2017
MISS ARKANSAS, SAVVY SHIELDS,
CROWNED MISS AMERICA 2017

“The 2018 Miss America Competition” follows three days of Preliminary Competitions and two weeks of various Miss America events held on and around the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk. The 52 contestants will also participate in the celebrated, fan-favorite “Show Us Your Shoes” Parade, which will travel along a two-mile route on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Saturday, September 9.

dick clark productions and the Miss America Organization will collaborate on all creative, marketing, sponsorship, licensing, ticketing and distribution elements of this year’s show. Anthony Eaton and Tall Pony Productions will produce “The 2018 Miss America Competition.”

Ticket on sale information for “The 2018 Miss America Competition” will be announced soon.

For updates and information on “The 2018 Miss America Competition,” please visit Miss America Organization’s website at www.missamerica.org.

Press Release from Miss America

LIVE! Beauties of America pageant – Teen’s and 20’s

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Original Release: 9/9/2008

  • This week’s show:
    1. Introduction by Brittani Madala
    2. Opening Comments
      NOTE: 40’s recap will be on Friday, September 12, 2008; 30’s and 50’s recap on Tuesday, September 16, 2008
      PageantCast 4.0 is rolling out on the website
    3. Interview with Ashley Myhre, Beauties of America Teens 2007
    4. PROMO: Pageant Talk Radio with Valerie Hayes
    5. E-mail: Request for autographed headshots!Thorsten’s mail address:
      Thorsten Haas
      Schenkendorfstr.17
      D-07548 Gera/GermanyPageantCast’s address:
      PageantCast
      S85 W19892 Greenhaven Court
      Muskego, WI 53150
    6. Call us at  414-517-4908! (Remember episode 150 is on the way!)
    7. Interview with Rachel Naugle McCarville, Beauties of America 20’s 2007
    8. Interview with Laurie Kimsey, Beauties of America Teens 2008
    9. PageantCast Contest: Drawing for six month subscription to the TFTJ Cafe
    10. ID from Caitlin Morrall
    11. PODSAFE MUSIC: Love Me When I Leave by The Dares
      courtesy of Ariel Publicity
    12. Interview with Tiffany Morris, Virginia’s 20’s
    13. Interview with Katie-Britt Greenway,Beauties of America 20’s 2008
    14. PageantCast Tattler
    15. Quick interview with Maria Dimopoulos, Miss Teen North Carolina International 2008
    16. Closing

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April Walker Taylor, Mrs. Pennslyvania America 2016

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April Walker Taylor, Mrs. Pennslyvania America 2016

  • Interview with April Walker Taylor, Mrs. Pennslyvania America 2016

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Miss & Mrs. United States Titleholders to Visit New Orleans February 9-12, 2017

The United States National Pageant Organization® is excited to announce a local visit to the New Orleans area for community service, appearances, and tours for the national titleholders of the Miss & Mrs. United States pageant!

In conjunction with the Miss Louisiana United States Organization and its sponsors, the national titleholders will be attending two local Mardi Gras Balls, giving back to the community through service projects in town, and riding in the Krewe of Perseus Parade on Sunday, February 12, 2017 in Slidell.

The national titleholders arriving to New Orleans on Thursday, February 9, 2017 include:

  • Little Miss United States 2016 Angel Guerrero of Hawaii
  • Miss Teen United States 2016 Mary McGeorge of Virginia
  • Miss United States 2016 Alayah Benavidez of Texas
  • Ms. Woman United States 2016 Katie Hill of Florida
  • Mrs. United States 2016 Ashley Stremme of North Carolina

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