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

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) usanationalmissUSA National Miss is one of the fastest growing
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
Congrats are in order for the stunningly beautiful Sarah Gross, USA National Miss 2011. Sarah recently landed an incredible modeling job for Hinson Gayle Pearl Fine Jewelry. Sarah is their featured model  on all of  their national ad campaigns, as well as on their website and social media outlets. Way to go, Sarah! usanationalmissUSA National

UNM at New York Fashion Week

UNM made a strong presence at New York Fashion Week, with five UNM girls either attending as special guests or walking in shows. USA National Miss 2015, Katherine McQuade, was invited to attend the sold out Bound by the Crown show, walking the red carpet in true celebrity style. Walking in that show, was Kelsey
USA National Jr. Teen, Gracie Fusco, has been honored by celebrity shoe designer Marc Defang with a shoe being named after her. The Gracie Fusco heel, is a crocodile textured sandal with a 6″ heel and 2″ platform. It comes in metallic colors gold, red, black, blue and silver. To order the Gracie Fusco shoe, click
USA National Princess, Sofy Barahona, is a very active actress. Most recently, Sofy was booked by AT&T to be part of a commercial series shown across AT&T stores nationwide, entitled “The Garcias.” The commercials shows the Garcia family going through everyday life using their AT&T phone and products. In Episode 2, “Grandpa’s Workshop” Sofy is