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Interested in beginning a local competition in your area?

We are currently looking for encouraging, motivated, and well connected individuals to lead programs in the following areas: Beaufort/Martin/Bertie Counties Charlotte/Mecklenburg County Harnett County/Campbell University Hickory/Piedmont Triad Robeson/Columbus/Brunswick Counties Wilmington/New Hanover County To be considered for a position as a local executive director in your area, please submit your proposal including the following information by October 10, […]

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8/6/21: It’s Miss North Carolina Night at the Fayetteville Woodpeckers!

It’s Miss North Carolina night at the Fayetteville Woodpeckers game on Aug 6th at 6:30 pm against the Fredericksburg Nationals. Come out and meet the new queens of the Tarheel State!  Miss North Carolina, Carli Batson and Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen, Harley Tilque will both be in attendance! This event will be a fundraiser to assist […]

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2019: The Year of Creation

2018 brought some of my life’s greatest successes; graduation from Clemson University, earning the job of Miss North Carolina, competing on the Miss America stage, paying off educational debt, serving as an ambassador of the Miss America 2.0 rebranding, visiting every Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in the state and shaping my own legacy in an […]

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It’s Not Preparation… It’s Living

Could you be a titleholder in the Miss America Organization? Why not? So often the public sees titleholders only as what they take away from a final night broadcast of a state or national pageant believing that is all there is to being a titleholder.  Seeing what essentially is only the ceremony of a real-life […]

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Return to Randolph

A group of people, two in particular, are heavily on my mind today as the hours draw shorter and shorter to a very special anniversary for me.  Tonight, I have the distinct privilege of serving as the Mistress of Ceremonies for the 2019 Miss Randolph County Scholarship and Outstanding Teen Competitions. My mind takes me back […]

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I Earned It… Because I Learned It

The Miss America Organization provides scholarship rewards for educational purposes to young women who learn from the programs many facets; those that have the potential to empower young women and those that indeed challenge them greatly.  This is not a giveaway of funds by any means.  This is a comprehensive learning experience wherein a young […]

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The Fairytale Adventure of Self-Actualization

The door opens today for my opportunity to be Miss America 2.0 for 2019. Beginning the competition with my interview; my chance to tell the judges why it is necessary they elect me to the office of a social change agent championing my social impact initiative, women’s issues, and the Children’s Miracle Network, my competition […]

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The Heart of a Fighter

“thank I am exhausted.  It seems like I have not stopped all day.  The day has been so long I honestly do not know if I have even sat down for minute.  It is now 4:00 PM and I just finished cleaning up everything from lunch, there is a load of clothes in the washer, one coming out […]

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Who Mentors Who

Enrolling in the Miss America Organization placed me in a very special mentorship role holding a local title; having an Outstanding Teen.  My experiences with Outstanding Teen sister titleholders have been nothing short of extraordinary. Mentoring young women is a key component of the Miss America Organization’s titleholders.  Girl power..Empowered women…united sisterhood…these are elemental of the Miss […]

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Thank you, Volunteers

JL Turner is the founder and longtime Chief Executive Office of the Dollar General Corporation.  One of our nation’s most rapidly growing companies with nearly 14,000 locations in 45 states, this product-mix driven chain of discount stores is often recognized for having had a founder and CEO with only a third grade education who was […]

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