Orlando, Florida – August 3, 2016 – Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen, Kylene Spanbauer was named Wednesday night’s preliminary Talent winner for her dance/twirl performance to “Explosive” during the second night of the 2016 Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition at the Linda Chapin Theater in Orlando. Kylene will receive a $500 scholarship. Also in the spotlight was Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen, Catherine White, who was the preliminary Evening Wear/On-Stage Question winner. Catherine will receive a $500 scholarship.
Five contestants were recognized for their achievement in raising awareness and fund for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and MAOTeen Partnership. In fifth place, raising $4,180, was Miss Indiana’s Outstanding Teen, Jordan Axel. Raising $5,167 and placing in fourth was Paige Kauffman, Miss Kansas’ Outstanding Teen. Miss South Carolina’s Outstanding, Makayla Stark raising $5431 was third. In second place with $9,630.71 was Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen, Grace Aulabaugh. In first place, with $21,554.14 raised, was Alysa Bainbridge, Miss Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen.
The Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization is one of the nation’s leading achievement programs and will make available more than $33 million in cash and tuition scholarship assistance in 2016. 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 raises over $100,000 annually to help improve the lives of children across the country.
Additional information about the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization can be found atwww.maoteen.org.
Source: MAOTeen email