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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) usanationalmiss USA National Miss is one of the fastest


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

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,

USA National Miss is excited to confirm that Larry Blackmon, lead singer and founder of Grammy nominated recording act CAMEO, will be participating as a celebrity talent judge at nationals! Selling over 20 Million records, CAMEO has maintained its core funkiness for nearly four decades, with many hits including the ever-popular “Word Up”. Larry Blackmon

USA National Miss announced that the reigning Miss United States, Summer Priester, has been added to an all-star panel of judges for the USA National Miss national finals, to be held July 11-16, 2016, at the Boca Resort & Beach Club in Florida. Summer has modeled for Sherri Hill, Mac Duggal, Vizcaya Swimwear and Rain Cosmetics and

Our Executive Director, Jackie Watson, is releasing her fist published book, “Winning the Crown” in early July, just in time for the USA National Miss national finals. The book is about the makings of a queen and the journey of pageantry, and will contain quotes from some of our current and former queens, as well

USA National Miss is pleased to announce a partnership with Bia Million Diamonds, who is creating a one-of-a-kind diamond and ruby pendant to present to the newly crowned 2016 USA National Miss queen. The pendant, which is being custom designed by Bia Million specifically for UNM, is valued in the thousands of dollars. USA National