Miss North Carolina Blog

Statesville Sisterhood

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” –Margaret Mead The formation of a thoughtful, committed group of empowered, young citizens begins today as the first young woman joins the Miss North Carolina Class of 2019.  As the season of local competitions […]

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#WeAreMissAmerica

“Differentiate between character and personality.”  I was asked this question in a mock interview. It remains one of my favorite questions of all time.  In this time of evolution for the Miss America Organization, the 2.0 rebranding, this question often resurfaces in my mind. In my opinion personality is almost equal to mood or attitude.  Personality changes frequently […]

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“Esse quam videri”

As I approach the half way mark of my year of service to the state of North Carolina, I find myself being very reflective. I am thrilled to have accomplished so much in such a short amount of time. Six months, 162 appearances, over 25-thousand miles traveled, the privilege of singing our National Anthem 23 […]

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Elk, Flounder, and a Grocery Cart (Oh My!)

Elk, Flounder, and a Grocery Cart (Oh My!) What an adventure the past few weeks have been! From the beautiful mountains of Cherokee to the eastern shores of Morehead City, I have enjoyed countless once in a lifetime experiences as the 80th Queen of the Tar Heel State. But here are just a few of […]

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Less Than a Month Away…

WE ARE IN THE HOMESTRETCH!! I cannot believe we are less than a month away from finding out who will be crowned the 80th Miss North Carolina! As excited as I am to watch my sisters take the stage and blow us all away with their striking personalities, intelligent minds, talented hearts, and beautiful souls, […]

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Unapologetically You

There once was a little, waterspout haired girl who grew up with the desire to be onstage. Her mother had to drag her off of the stage because she loved to hear the crowd cheering. She was never “the best” dancer on the team or contestant in the pageant. She was never the girl who […]

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100 Days…

The past few weeks have been extremely busy! I have had very little off-days between appearances, photo shoots, sponsor visits, travel days, etc. The adrenaline has most definitely kicked in during the appearances I’ve had in this new year, and I’ve been loving every single one of them! Preliminary pageants are always a joy to […]

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