|* My Pageant History *|
|1994- The first pageant I entered was Miss Ohio National Pre-Teen.
1995~1997- I entered many pageants during this time. I often placed winning awards in "Just Say No," talent, sportswear, interview attire, and on... I even went to Nationals for National Pre-Teen when I placed 4th Runner-Up at the state level in '95. The next two years I placed 4th Runner-Up and 1st Runner-Up accordingly. Systems I participated and placed in include: National Pre-Teen, Rold Model USA, and America's Achievement.
1997- In the summer of this year, I was crowned Miss Ohio National Pre-Teen. Nationals was a blast.
1998~1999- My pageant participation continued. Over these years is when I started to do many public appearances (speeches & parades). New programs I participated in: Pride of America. I was 1st Runner-Up in Ohio in 1999. That fall, I attended Nationals in Minnesota where I was 1st Runner-Up to the National Ambassador.
2000- I was crowned Pride of Ohio. Again, I attended Nationals in Minnesota. I was also named Miss Simon Kenton. That summer, rode right behind Heather Renee French in her 'Homecoming Parade."
2001- This year was the first time I entered the American Coed system. I entered the Teen Division. I was happy when I placed 4th Runner-Up. That November, I attended Nationals in Orlando. It was G*R*E*A*T !!
2002- I was crowned Miss Ohio National TeenAger. I attended Nationals in Nashville that summer. I was also named Miss Ohio American Touch of Class. This year was a turning point for me. New systems I got involved with include: National TeenAger and America's Touch of Class. I again, competed in the Teen Division of American Coed. I placed 2nd Runner-Up this year.
2003- I was named Miss University of Charleston. For the third time, I competed in the American Coed system. This year, I was in the Coed Division. I kept improving, I placed 1st Runner-Up. This year I also entered the National American Miss system. State was amazing. At states I placed in optionals that include: sportswear, academic achievement, sponsor letter, most ticket sales, and so on... Even better, I was asked to represent the state of West Virginia as the Miss Queen. Nationals in California was a dream come true!
2004- In July, I was crowned Miss Ohio American Coed. Since then, I have been busy with fundraising, parades, speeches, pageant judging, and preparations for Nationals. At Nationals, I placed top five in Academic Achievement.
2005- Crowned the new Miss Ohio American Coed 2005 in July. Nationals was a blast as usual! I was named 1st Runner-Up to the Miss American Coed Victory!