May 21st, 2015
Dear National American Miss Oregon Contestants,
I would like to say welcome to an exciting and unforgettable weekend! This weekend will be a time to make friends, rock the stage, show your talents and best of all feel like Cinderella! The first thing you should do is smile and be yourself! If I have learned anything this year as your 2014 Oregon Teen Cover Girl it’s that there is nothing better than being yourself! I am so excited to meet each and every one of you! It has been nothing short of a dream come true to have had the honor of representing the beautiful state of Oregon as your state teen cover girl!
My favorite memories are getting to meet my sister queens for the very first time, volunteering in my community, attending the Washington state pageant and of course going to sunny California for the National pageant. Where I was blessed with the title of National Teen Cover Model and winner of the National Teen Volunteer Service and other amazing awards! I had so much fun making new friends and making memories.
This year I also got to hold a dress drive to benefit Abby’s Closet to help prom dreams come true, donate food and toys to The Ronald McDonald House and to help with the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure! I have learned so much from my year and I will never forget the memories that I have made and life lessons I have learned!
I’d like to say a huge thank you to my family and friends that have supported me since day one! Y’all are the best cheer section anybody could ask for! Thank you to my amazing sister queens, you are all so bright and beautiful and I am so glad I got to spend my year with you! It truly has been a privilege and I love you all! Thank you to Matt, our state director and his amazing staff for being there to encourage me the whole year. But most of all a HUGE thanks to my mom and dad for always making sure I look and feel like a real life Cinderella!
Good luck and have fun! Brandi Urban
2014 National American Miss Teen Cover Girl
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May 20th, 2015
Just one year ago I was on the NAM stage for my very first time in my very first pageant. I couldn’t believe it when they called my name! Over the past year I have been VERY busy. Being in parades is one of my favorite memories because I got to see so many smiling faces. My glasses are a big part of who I am and it’s important to me that other kids with glasses know that they’re special and can do anything. I worked a lot with the See to Read campaign which provides vision screenings throughout the state. My family and I did the SOLVE beach clean-up, too. That was super fun and beautiful day! My sister queens and I donated items to the Ronald McDonald House and volunteered at Race for Cure. I love serving with my sister queens! Another favorite was working with Toys for Tots during the holidays and filming a commercial for them! And of course, there was Nationals! What a blast!
To me, being a queen means helping others and having fun wherever you go. It means being nice and doing your best. It’s about being brave and working hard. Being a NAM queen is a big responsibility and I have loved every bit of it!
To the contestants competing this year the most important things to remember are to be yourself and have fun! Be sure to practice, smile at the judges, be confident and ROCK THAT STAGE! Good luck!
2014 Oregon Princess Queen Ella Osborne
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May 16th, 2015
National American Miss North Carolina Jr. Pre-Teen Queen, Amaris Shipman, was featured in Up & Coming Weekly as a model for the “American Girl Fashion Show” hosted by the Child Advocacy Center of Fayetteville, NC. The show is being held to benefit Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention Programs. This is Amaris 2nd time being selected to participate and volunteer her time to support the efforts of the Child Advocacy Center. National American Miss makes positive impacts on communities.
Here are the pages from the Up & Coming Weekly!
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May 14th, 2015
Spencer Petty, National American Miss Tennessee Teen Queen, organized a fundraiser for girls! Spencer, organized a fundraiser at Chick-fil-a as the Tennessee Director for Miss Amazing Pageant. The Miss Amazing Pageant is a pageant for girls with disabilities. There were five girls crowned as queens in their age divisions. All five queens are committed to attend Nationals in July. The National pageant will be held in Los Angeles, California.
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May 6th, 2015
Charisma Tran, National American Miss South Florida Princess Queen, was featured on her local news showing the work she has done with Children’s Miracle Network.
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April 16th, 2015
National American Miss Oregon Princess Queen, Ella Osborne co-hosted The Portland Women’s Expo.This expo was a one day event with over 400 exhibitors. She assisted in a live auction that raised money for The Portland Women’s Expo Foundation, which is dedicated to building stronger communities by providing women with the essential resources to face domestic abuse, substance abuse, and unemployment. Their goal is to build a facility that will strengthen communities by providing services that will connect women and families with livability resources and employment training programs. The day was a great success and she was proud to represent National American Miss!
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April 9th, 2015
Kimberly Cox, Tennessee Pre-Teen Queen, has been representing National American Miss well! She recently performed the role of Fannie in A Southern Christmas Carol with the Robertson County Players. Kimberly has been a member of this theatre group for 6 years, and loves singing and performing on stage. She was later invited to volunteer at a fundraiser pageant for Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Kimberly worked registration, organized contestants, and had the privilege to crown and award the winners.
During Valentine’s Season, Kimberly gave back to her community by visiting with residents at Springfield Heights with the United Way. She delivered Valentines with candy and played bingo. Kimberly is a proud representative for the United Way of Robertson County.
Some of Kimberly’s other exciting appearances include a recent trip to the State Capitol, where she met Governor Bill Haslam, and also attended the NAM Kentucky State open calls. At the open calls, Kimberly met many future contestants aspiring to gain confidence and leadership skills, just like she has. Kimberly is an involved 7th grader at Greenbrier Middle school. She is a 4.0 student, member of beta club, and student council. She mostly enjoys spending her time playing softball with her team, the Lady Cats.
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April 4th, 2015
National American Miss Tennessee Teen Queen Spencer Petty and Tennessee Pre-Teen Queen Kimberly Cox met with Tennessee’s Governor Bill Haslam. The girls had a great time going to the capital and meeting Governor Haslam, it was a neat outing and very educational.
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April 2nd, 2015
Bailee Smith, National American Miss South Carolina Pre-Teen Queen danced for the Cancer Association. Bailee participated in Dancing with the Spartanburg Stars. Hundreds of thousands of dollars were raised for the Cancer Association for Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties.
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March 7th, 2015
Jalynn Sims, National American Miss Tennessee Princess, walked the runway! Jalynn walked in her first fashion show. She was a double booked model for Chattanooga Fashion Week. This organization raises awareness for Autism Speaks. Jalynn had a blast showing off her style as she walked the runway! Jalynn has also been asked to attend Miami Fashion Week as well as New York!
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