UNM Christmas Service Project

USA National Miss is known for its emphasis on service nationwide, and this holiday season, the UNM nation will be sharing the joy of Christmas with seven orphans in India. Through UNM’s partnership with HUGS Forthward Home Orphanage in India, state and national royalty will “adopt” an orphan this Christmas to send them Christmas gifts.
USA National Miss collected and donated $1,400 for hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas, and were greeted by Bahamas officials and the country’s national news network, ZNS News Network, as the presentation of the donation was made in Nassau recently. The national queens, our executive director, and some state queens were feature in the news
USA National Miss Southeast 2016, and second runner up to the national title, Talisha White, is trading in her crown and banner for sewing needles and super models as she prepares to debut her line during New York Fashion Week! Her line, titled simply ‘Talisha White’, is an upscale children’s line with hopes of high
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
Miss West Georgia, Amber Poindexter, won a two-page spread in Pageant Girl Magazine in a recent contest held by the magazine. This is just another wonderful example of how UNM girls are always at the forefront of pageantry. Congrats Amber! Keep an eye out for the April issue of Pageant Girl Magazine where you can learn a little
McKenna Wolcott-Wind, our Miss New Jersey Teen, was selected as a Top 20 finalist by American Pageant Magazine to walk the runway in Chicago on June 11th for the 1st annual Model of the Year Title. She will be featured on their Facebook page, magazine and be able to model a designer gown during the awards show
Congrats are in order for Miss Georgia, Jessi Young! Jessi recently landed an exciting modeling job for a major boutique. Jessi is a featured model for Dress Up Boutique, and appears on their website as well as all their social media promotions. Dress Up Boutique has 13 stores and has a national following for being
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
Congrats are in order for Haleigh Johnson, Volunteer State Teen! Haleigh won the 2016 Inspiring Arts Award at the National Youth Activist Awards for her involvement with The Evolve Project, a performing arts anti-bully program. For more information about The Evolve Project, go to www.evolveproject.org. usanationalmissUSA National Miss is one of the fastest growing national pageants
UNM’s 2015 Tennessee Preteen, Robyn Gordon, has become a published author at the age of 12. She has written a book called ‘Stop Bullying’.  “The book, Stop Bullying, released in March of 2016, is about a little boy named Robby; he is being bullied by a kid named Steve,” said Robyn.  “I know this has happened to