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Congratulations are in order for our Maine state director, Deb Landry! The Pageant Planet has named the UNM Maine state pageant the #2 best state pageant in America for 2016. Deb’s visionary leadership and extraordinary organizational skills has made the UNM Maine pageant the largest UNM state pageant in the country, welcoming over 80 girls

UNM’s Executive Director, Jackie B. Watson, and her daughter, Kayla Watson, who serves as Creative Director, are writing a devotional book specifically for pageant girls. The mother-daughter duo who is set on changing the heart of pageantry for good, announced that their book, entitled Spotlight or God’s Light? will be released April 13, 2017 –

UNM Announces New State Crown!

Monday, 09 January 2017 by

USA National Miss is excited to announce the newest member of the UNM family… our new official state crown! Larger, more stones and more glamorous, this new state crown was designed by our executive director and is inspired by our new national crown design. All 2017 state pageants will be crowning with this new and

USA National Miss is excited to announce a newly designed national crown, in honor of its 7th year in pageantry. The crown, which was designed personally by UNM’s founder and executive director, Jackie Watson, is larger than the current crown, boasts more rhinestones and symbolizes the glamour and prestige that has become synonymous with the

We are so excited to announce that Elementz by Prerna has become a national sponsor! Elementz by Prerna will be providing each of our newly crowned 2017 national queens with a custom designed pendant in the likeness of the national crown. This sponsorship is valued at $3,000! Elementz by Prerna will also be providing all

USA National Miss is excited to announce that Nia Sanchez, Miss USA 2014 and Miss Universe first runner up, will be the head judge for the 2017 national pageant. Nia Sanchez made history when she won the title of Miss USA 2014, becoming the first Miss Nevada to capture the coveted crown. Seven months later,

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 www.MarcDefang.com. 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

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