Julia Rowland, 2014 Florida Jr. Teen Queen has had a busy year representing National American Miss.

July 11th, 2015

Julia Rowland Julia Rowland.jpg2 Julia Rowland.jpg3 Julia Rowland.jpg4 Julia Rowland.jpg5 Julia Rowland.jpg7 Julia Rowland.jpg8Julia Rowland, 2014 Florida Jr. Teen Queen has had a busy year representing National American Miss. She had a blast during the holiday season volunteering with the Salvation Army spreading holiday cheer and giving back to her community. Julia also initiated Harvest for Heroes Outreach Project for her service project at nationals. The purpose of Harvest for Heroes Outreach Project is to lift the spirits and meet the evolving needs of our Active Duty communities and provide volunteer opportunities for the residents of South Florida to express their appreciation to members of their Military. As a daughter of a retired Navy Captain and cousin of an Active Duty Army Soldier currently serving in Afghanistan, she understands what conditions the Military personnel are under and wanted to contribute by boosting our troops’ morale. With the wonderful support of her church’s congregation, Julia was able to produce over 500 care packages. She was shocked and overwhelmed to have received a beautiful plaque along with a letter thanking her for her care packages from the United States Army troops serving in Afghanistan. They even flew a flag over Bagram, Afghanistan in honor of Julia’s church. Julia also had an exciting weekend in Boca Raton representing NAM as the emcee at the American Girl Doll fashion show in support of the Palm Beach County Literacy Coalition.

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Nikya Hightower, 2014 National American Miss North Carolina Pre-Teen Queen has been busy around town!

July 9th, 2015

Nikya Nikya.JPG2 Nikya.JPG3 Nikya.JPG4 Nikya.JPG5 Nikya.JPG6Nikya Hightower, 2014 National American Miss North Carolina Pre-Teen Queen has been busy around town! Nikya was very excited to participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. parade and she really enjoyed her ride! She also enjoyed cheering on everyone as they crossed the finish line while volunteering for the ALS walk at Methodist University in her hometown of Fayetteville, NC. She was joined by her sister queen 2014 North Carolina Jr. Pre-Teen Queen Amaris Shipman. 

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National American Miss Georgia Jr. Pre-Teen Queen welcomes this years contestants!

July 2nd, 2015

 

Dear amazing contestants:

I have done so much since becoming Miss Georgia Junior Preteen Queen. I volunteered to play the harp at the DeKalb County festival, a back to school news expo and the Ronald McDonald House. It was so much fun meeting several public officials. I served food at Tour de Pink, a race that raises money for breast cancer. It was so much fun volunteering and spending time with elderly. I even let the elderly (including the men) try on my crown.

Being Miss Georgia has meant so much to me. I was proud to represent Georgia and I was so happy that Senator Isakson blogged that meeting me as Miss Georgia made his day. National American Miss has given me so much confidence and many opportunities. I hope it does the same for all of you.

I wish all of you the best of luck while you are competing. I hope you make many new friends, have a lot of fun and enjoy the experience. Always remember that you don’t need a crown on your head to be a queen.

Gabriela Norwood, Georgia Jr. Pre-Teen Queen

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Gabriela Norwood, National American Miss Georgia Jr. Pre-Teen Queen, visits the Yellow Brick House.

July 1st, 2015

Gabby Gabby.png3 Gabby.png4 Gabby.png5 Gabby.png6Gabriela Norwood, National American Miss Georgia Jr. Pre-Teen Queen, visits the Yellow Brick House. The Yellow Brick House is a  Quality Assisted Living For Seniors. Their mission is to serve seniors in a safe, comfortable, pleasant homelike environment where they may live with security, dignity and courtesy and family members have peace of mind knowing their loved one is cared for by well trained and attentive staff.

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2014 National American Miss North Carolina Queens had a photo shoot!

June 25th, 2015

NC Queens NC Queens.png2 NC Queens.png32014 National American Miss North Carolina Queens had a photo shoot! The North Carolina Queens got together to do a fun photo shoot as their year comes to an end!

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Amaris Shipman, 2014 National American Miss Jr. Pre-Teen Queen, welcomes this years contestants!

June 25th, 2015

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Your North Carolina Jr. Pre-Teen Queen 2014, has been busy making a difference in her community this year. I’ve donated schools supplies for students of Cumberland County Schools, participated in a walk for ALS, volunteered at a “Kidtopia” event, rang the bell for the Salvation Army, collected “Toys for Tots,” donated books to assist with literacy efforts, and assisted in raising over $35,000 for my local Child Advocacy Center. I’ve also sang the National Anthem during basketball games and a 2015 graduation ceremony, met the Mayor, rode in parades, and made many other appearances this year. I can’t believe it’s all coming to an end shortly…..
Winning the state queen title was one of my personal goals and I will always cherish that moment. Through my efforts I’ve shown that it doesn’t matter how old you are, we can “All” make a positive impact on others if we try. I’ve learned that anything is possible with hard work and determination.
I would like all the contestants to understand that you are your biggest cheerleader and biggest competitor. You have a busy weekend ahead that will be packed with fun! Remember to always stand Tall, bring a big Smile, and let your inner light Shine. You are All STARS!
To the new North Carolina Jr. Pre-Teen Queen, your year is almost here! Be bold, be brave, be positive, and most of all be YOU!
Amaris Shipman
North Carolina Jr. Pre-Teen Queen 2014

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2014 National American Miss North Carolina Teen Queen has some encouraging words for this years contestants!

June 24th, 2015

 

Hello future leaders of America! This letter is to inform you of the amazing year that I have experienced with National American Miss. Throughout my reign, I was able to impact many people in positive ways. A few of my endeavors consisted of donating over 300 stuffed animals to Brenners Children’s Hospital, volunteering at Musick’s Dance Arts Center and teaching over 50 girls and boys to dance, and also I was able to encourage young children about how important it is to be physically fit by volunteering at a local preschool in my area. Being the National American Miss North Carolina Teen was not just about the glitz and glamour that I received, it was about impacting so many people’s lives and inspiring young girls that they can be achieve their hopes and dreams. A highlight of my reign was competing in Nationals in Anaheim, California. This experience was so astounding and extremely rewarding. I was able to meet girls from all over the United States and explore the beautiful state of California. I am wishing good luck to all the wonderful and beautiful contestants this weekend! You all are in for such a treat and the experience of your life. Enjoy this time and I can’t wait for the next Teen Queen to experience the joy that I have experienced with National American Miss!

Sincerely,

Eboni Wiley

National American Miss North Carolina Teen

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Charlotte Reece, National American Miss North Carolina Princess Cover Girl welcomes the 2015 contestants.

June 24th, 2015

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CharlotteHello! I’m Charlotte Reece, your 2014 National American Miss Miss North Carolina Princess Cover Girl. The moment the crown was placed upon my head, my journey to help with the fight against cancer started. I organized a team named Charlie’s Crown that raised money for the Relay for Life of Davie County and setup a fundraiser at my school. I also won Top Model in my division and was selected by Toni Busker and Tracy with R. Tracy Photography to attend the MCI event in Nashville, Tennessee. Now I am signed with a model and talent agency. The title Miss North Carolina Princess Cover Girl has opened so many doors for me and I am forever thankful. I want to wish all the contestants in the 2015 National American Miss North Carolina pageant the best of luck and God Bless!

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Nikya Hightower, National American Miss North Carolina Pre-Teen Queen, looks back on her year in service!

June 24th, 2015

Nikya

It has been a wonderful journey being your National American Miss North Carolina Pre- Teen Queen. I have met so many nice people along the way. Receiving my Letter of Recognition from the Mayor at a city hall meeting was really a great feeling. I have enjoyed every moment of volunteer work and charity events that I have been a part of. The March of Dimes, the ALS Walk, The Child Advocacy Center, “Rip the Runway” held in Spring Lake, North Carolina which was a kids fashion show hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, to benefit the Boys and Girls Club, “Kids Rock The Runway” for North Carolina Fashion Week held in Fayetteville, my hometown, to benefit Meals on Wheels, the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade, and donating the books and school supplies to my community church.

I had a great time at Nationals and met lots of new friends that I still keep in touch with. That was my first time in California and I really had a blast.

I would like to thank NAM for all your help and support, and I would like to wish my successor the very best. It has been a great experience to serve my community and to represent the Great State of North Carolina.

Love to All,

Your 2014 Miss North Carolina Pre-Teen Queen

NIKYA ARIEL HIGHTOWER

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North Carolina Jr. Pre-Teen Queen and Pre-Teen Queen walk to defeat ALS.

June 23rd, 2015

Amaris Amaris.jpg2 Amaris.jpg3North Carolina Jr. Pre-Teen Queen, Amaris Shipman and North Carolina Pre-Teen Queen, Nikya Hightower participated in a walk to defeat ALS in Fayetteville, NC. The walk was done to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something they care about.

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