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Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen Competition Begins in High Point, NC This Weekend

04/11/19 High Point, NC – The Miss North Carolina Scholarship Organization will host the 2019 Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen Competition this weekend in High Point, North Carolina. As a state preliminary to the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen, thirty-five young women from across North Carolina will compete for the crown and thousands of dollars in […]

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Russo Dentistry Announced as Headline Sponsor for Miss North Carolina 2019 TV Broadcast

RALEIGH, N.C. (February 4, 2019) — Russo Dentistry has been named the headline sponsor for the Miss North Carolina 2019 Broadcast. The Miss North Carolina Organization has maintained a commitment for the last 81 years to empower North Carolina’s young women to achieve their academic and career ambitions – a partnership is made possible by the […]

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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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