Hot off the PRESS... A Sneak Peek at Amber Amber Aduja NAM Jr PreTeen 2009-2010
AMBER NANEA ADUJA
NATIONAL AMERICAN MISS
Jr. Pre-Teen Queen 2009-2010
Kaneohe resident, Miss Amber Aduja, daughter of former state senator Melodie Aduja and Lee Williams, recently earned the National Title for National American Miss for the 7 to 9 age division. She was chosen from among hundreds of candidates from all across the United States. The National Queens were chosen on the basis of their academic status, poise and personality on stage, poise and personality in an interview, communication skills, and community service.
Miss Amber Aduja will be traveling across the country this summer representing the National American Miss Pageant Program. She will also receive an all expense paid trip to the National Pageant to be held in Anaheim, California during Thanksgiving week to crown her successor. While in California, she will receive a special day in Disneyland for two and a famous tour of Hollywood for two.
The National American Miss Pageants are dedicated to celebrating America’s greatness and encouraging its future leaders. Each year, the pageant awards thousands in scholarships and prizes to recognize and assist the development of young women nationwide. All activities are age-appropriate and family-oriented. Pageants are held for girls ages four to twenty in six different age divisions.
The National American Miss Pageants are for “Today’s Girl” and “Tomorrow’s Leaders.” The pageant program is based on inner beauty, as well as poise, presentation, and offers an “All American Spirit” of fun for family and friends. Emphasis is placed on the importance of gaining self-confidence, learning new skills, learning good attitudes about competition, and setting and achieving personal goals. The pageant seeks to recognize the accomplishments of each girl while encouraging her to set goals for the future!
Miss Amber Aduja is a 1st Honors Student with a G.P.A. of 4.0 at St. Ann’s Model School in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Her activities include community service such as volunteering for the Lokahi Giving Project. Recently, Amber coordinated two Lokahi Fishnet Donation Drives in Kaneohe which earned a combined total of $3162.00 for needy families in Hawaii.
Amber’s activities also include Taekwondo Martial Arts and Tahitian dancing. She also participates in the St. Ann’s Model School choir and volleyball team.
In addition to garnering the overall title of National American Miss Jr. Pre-Teen Queen, Amber placed 1st Runner-up in Casual Wear Runway Modeling and 2nd Runner-up in the Most Promising Model categories.