Miss South Carolina Princess Saylor Porcaro met the stars of Entertainment Tonight! Saylor met Kevin Frazier from Entertainment Tonight and got a shout out from Nancy O’Dell his co host and former Miss South Carolina.
2014 Miss Tennessee Jr. Pre-Teen Alajah Gilbert met with Governor Haslam.
Tennessee Princess Ava Lowe met with Senator Kerry Roberts. Ava received a special gift from Senator Kerry Roberts before going to Nationals as well as an invitation to be his special guest on the floor of the Tennessee State Senate. The gift she received was a very special Tennessee Blue Book, the Blue Book is orange because it is dedicated to Pat Head Summit, former head coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team. She visited the Senate floor on January 25, 2016, although she was out of school for a snow day, she definitely got her history lesson in thanks to Senator Kerry Roberts and his wife Diane. She received a wonderful tour of the capital, was introduced on the Senate floor as Senator Roberts’ special guest and she also got to sit in on a committee meeting.
South Carolina Princess Saylor Porcaro met with Congressman Mark Sanford. He sent Saylor a really nice letter congratulating her before she competed at Nationals. Saylor also had a chance to meet with all of the Florida Queens when visiting Orlando. They met during a visiting royality appearance and have been friends since! That’s what NAM is all about…making new friends and experiences.
Samantha Sayer, Georgia Pre-Teen, met 5 Seconds of Summer! Samantha had the awesome pleasure of meeting the Australian group before their sold-out show in Atlanta. They group was very polite and Samantha was able to use her speaking skills while talking with the band and one member told her she was “incredibly well-spoken,”definitely the highlight of her meet and greet!
Caitlyn Capre, Miss Georgia Pre-Teen, met with the Governor and toured the Capitol! Caitylyn met with Georgia Governor Deal. She also had a chance to talk with a group of girls who were on a school trip. She spoke with them about National American Miss, volunteering in the community and her ambition to become an actor. Caityln also had the chance to go on the floor of The House of Representatives. Also, Caitlyn had the opportunity to meet with the founder of Bully, a campaign to fight against bullying.
Miss Kentucky Jr. Pre-Teen Cover Girl, Lacrissa Lamar, met with Governor Beshear. On March 31, Lacrissa had the opportunity to meet and speak with Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear. She did a great job answering questions he asked as well as asking him questions. She had a great time and really enjoyed this awesome opportunity.
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.