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Congrats are in order for our adorable USA National Jr. Teen, Aeowyn Holmes, for having a shoe be named in her honor by celebrity shoe designer Marc Defang!  You can purchase the Aeowyn shoes at UNM has a 30% discount code for any order placed on Marc Defang’s website. Email here to get the

Congrats are in order to our USA National Teen, Keisha Abelgas, who was honored by celebrity shoe designer Marc Defang by having a shoe named after her. Keisha was crowned less than two weeks ago and is already experiencing the life-changing perks of being a UNM national queen. To purchase the Keisha Abelgas shoe, go

Congrats are in order for yet another one of our national royalty, Kelsey Dube! Kelsey had a shoe named in her honor by celebrity shoe designer Marc Defang! The crystal strappy sandal comes in an assortment of crystal colors and is available at Less than two weeks after being crowned USA National Teen, Kelsey

Celebrity shoe designer, Marc Defang, has named a shoe in honor of our 2016 USA National Preteen, Taylor Hughes! Taylor received this honor less than two weeks after being crowned at the 2016 national pageant held at the Boca Resort and Beach Club in the Great Hall Convention Center on July 16, 2016. This is

Celebrity shoe designer, Marc Defang, has once again honored the USA National Miss Scholarship Organization by naming one of his gorgeous shoes in honor of our national queens. Less than two weeks after being crowned USA National Miss 2016, Marc Defang named a trendy crocodile textured pump after Layilah Nasser. What an incredible beginning to

2016 Winners Crowned

Sunday, 24 July 2016 by

Congrats to our newly crowned “Super Six”: USA National Jr. Princess: Aeowyn Holmes (NY) USA National Princess: Isabella Schmitt (FL) USA National Preteen: Taylor Hughes (SC) USA National Jr. Teen: Kelsey Dube (CT) USA National Teen: Keisha Abelgas (FL) USA National Miss: Layilah Nasser (Southern States)


Thursday, 30 June 2016 by

A couple of weeks ago, I went to see “Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass” because I’m a loyal Disney fan and I loved reading both Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. I wasn’t expecting the movie to be anything like the book (and it wasn’t), but I honestly

Confidently Beautiful

Monday, 20 June 2016 by

            I’m sure we all watched the historic and exciting 2016 Miss USA pageant recently. It was a whirlwind of glitter, glam, and girl power! Miss D.C. USA, Deshauna Barber, took home the beautiful crown. She’s only the third Miss D.C. USA to win, and she’s the very first woman in the United States Army

USA National Miss has received the distinction of being awarded the Best National Pageant of 2016, and founder and executive director, Jackie Watson, received the award for Best National Pageant Director at the American Model and Pageant Magazine’s “Best of the Best” awards gala in Chicago. This marks the third national “best director” win for

UNM has done it again! This time, a triple nod from American Model & Pageant Magazine’s “Pageant’s Best of the Best”. USA National Miss was named a Top 5 in the best national pageant category. Our national director, Jackie Watson, was named one of the Top 5 best national directors in the country. Kayla Watson,