USA National Miss received the 2017 Pageant of the Year award at the American Model & Pageant Magazine AMP Awards on July 1, 2017. This marks the second consecutive year that UNM has been named the best national pageant in America! In addition, UNM’s National Producer was named as a Top 5 Best Choreographer and UNM’s Executive Director was named a Top 5 Best National Pageant Director.
The award was presented during the AMP Awards July 1, 2o17 which were held in Orlando. UNM was named as a Top 5 among other popular pageants, but at the end of the night, walked away as the winner of the Best National Pageant.
“It is so humbling and thrilling to be named the #1 pageant in America for two years in a row,” said Jackie Watson, UNM’s Executive Director. “We were not expecting this, but are so thankful to AMP and to the entire UNM Nation for the outpouring of love and support for our program. As we celebrate our 7th year in pageantry, this is just another reason to celebrate! We thank God for the awards and recognition that UNM has received, and also are so thankful to our amazing staff, volunteers, state directors and amazing national queen and state queen families.”
UNM has consistently ranked among the top 10 best national pageants in the nation for the last few years by various industry rankings. UNM’s National Producer has been listed among the best in the nation for 2016 and 2017, and UNM’s Executive Director is a 4-time Best National Director award winner. To join our award winning program, please click here to find your state and begin your journey with the two-time award winning national pageant system!