Orlando, FL 8/6/2016 – Catherine White, Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen 2016, placed First Runner Up at the 2016 Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant. The event was held at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

White is the daughter of David & Amy White of Clayton, NC. Her platform for the competition was “The Power of S.H.E: Selfless, Humility, Esteem.” White performed a tap dance to “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now.” White will receive a $10,000.00 scholarship for her placement.

The Top 5 finalists also included Outstanding Teens representing Georgia, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Florida. Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen, Nicole Jia, was crowned the 2016 national title.

The Miss America’s Outstanding Teen program promotes scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living and community involvement for America’s teens.

About the MNCOTeen Organization

Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen is an official state preliminary associated with the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization. Miss America’s Outstanding Teen, Inc. has been organized to encourage positive achievement by helping to nurture and build the scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living, and community involvement of our nation’s youth. For more information about volunteering or competing, please visit www.missnc.org.

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