Thursday, December 31, 2009

Meet The 09-10 National All-American Miss Princess Carly Fricken !!!

It's time to get the inside scoop on the 2009-2010 National All- American Miss Princess Queen Carly Fricken ! This bubbly kiddo comes to us from Louisiana. Check out this exclusive interview, and find out what she is all about!!!



Tiffany: What was your first reaction when you won your national title?
Carly: I could not believe that I was the last one standing on stage!!!


Tiffany: How did you get involved in NAM?
Carly: Two years ago we received a letter the mail, I beg my parents to let me try it. This was my first ever pageant!


Tiffany: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Carly: Not sure, but I think a doctor for now.


Tiffany: What to you like to do for fun?
Carly: I love to ride bikes with my friends and play outside.


Tiffany: What activities are you involved in?
Carly: Dancing, tumbling, cheerleading, softball


Tiffany: What is your best quality?
Carly: My fun and crazy personality. I love to make people laugh.


Tiffany: How would your friends describe you?
Carly: I love to shop at The Limited Too they have great clothes


Tiffany: If you had 3 wishes what would you wish for?
Carly: One to meet Miley Cyrus, Two to have my very own TV show on the Disney channel, and three to go back in the Disney cruise ship !!!


Tiffany: If you could trade places with anyone for a day who would it be?
Carly: Hannah Montana, she is my favorite person


Tiffany: If I gave you 1 million dollars what is the first thing you would bye?
Carly: a lap top for me so I don't have to use my moms


Tiffany: What is your all time favorite movie?
Carly: The Wizard of Oz


Tiffany: What is your most prized possession?
Carly: My American Girl Doll


Tiffany: What is your favorite book?
Carly: I have some many favorite books it is hard to choose just one


Tiffany: Who is your role model?
Carly: My mom she is the best mom in the whole world


Tiffany: If you could star on any TV show what would it be?
Carly: Hannah Montana I love the show and cast


Tiffany: What do you hope to accomplish as the new National All-American Princess Queen?
Carly: I want to show girls that if they try hard enough they can accomplish anything


Tiffany: If you had to pick between your cell phone, computer or TV what would you pick?
Carly: Computer, you can talk to your friends on a computer and watch your favorite shows


Tiffany: What is the best advice you have ever received?
Carly: To never give up follow your dreams


Tiffany: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be?
Carly: Steak!!!


Tiffany: What advice do you have for any girls thinking about entering NAM?

Carly: Go for it, you will make friends for life it’s a blast!








Hot off the PRESS... A Sneak Peek at Amber Amber Aduja NAM Jr PreTeen 2009-2010


MEDIA RELEASE

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.




Monday, December 28, 2009

Meet The 09-10 National American Miss PreTeen Erika Porras !


Its time to get the inside scoop on our sassy NAM National PreTeen Queen Erika Porras !!

Tiffany:What was your first reaction when you won your national title?

Erika: I was so excited and honored. When the MC announced "Your new NAM Queen is....... Erika Porras " I cried, sat down on the floor, ran in a circle, and I walked away from the crown because I didn't believe it...I was on shock!!! It was a dream come true!

Tiffany: How did you prepare for nationals?

Erika: I worked very hard preparing my personal introduction and practicing interview questions in front of my family. Every day on my way to school, I had to tell my personal introduction to my mom. The most important skill I learned was to be confident in who you are, set goals and believe in your dreams.

Tiffany: How did you get involved in NAM?

Erika: was involved in NAM because my friend highly recommended this pageant to me. This pageant is very unique. I Love NAM!!!

Tiffany: What do you want to be when you grow up?

Erika: I want to graduate as valedictorian, receive my Medical Degree from Harvard University; Become a Pediatrician; Be a positive role model serving my community and make my family proud!

Tiffany: What do you like to do for fun?

Erika: I play volleyball with my friends love working together as a team; dancing; taekwondo; acting: modeling: and I am very passionate about volunteering in my community. I make people around me smile and make friends easily. I am a busy girl and love to lend a helping hand.

Tiffany: What activities are you involved in?

Erika: I am an International Student Ambassador for the People to People Organization. This summer, I traveled to Tokyo, Japan representing the best of our country. We promote cultural understanding, humanitarian efforts and world peace. I am also a School Peer Mediator; I also volunteer for several charities and community Organizations: The City of Hartford, American Cancer Society, American Liver Foundation, Multi-National Lions Club, Catholic Charities The Institute for Community Development and many more..

Tiffany: What is your best quality?

Erika: I am Dedicated in everything that I do.

Tiffany: Where is your favorite place to shop?

Erika: My favorite place to shop has to be Mandees... they have awesome outfits !!!

Tiffany: Finish this sentence: People would be surprised to know...

Erika: that I climbed Mt. Fuji (Japan) !

Tiffany: What is your favorite childhood memory ?

Erika: I am blessed to have an excellent childhood full of many memories. My family loves to travel. My best memory was cruising the Caribbean, discovering the beautiful beaches, food, music and cultures and the wonderful people. It was the time of my life!!

Tiffany: If you had 3 wishes what would you wish for?

Erika: 1. My brother died from Kidney Failure 3 years ago in November. My wish is for my brother to be able to see all that I have accomplished, he is my guardian angel in heaven. 2.that there were more hours in day ..So much to do and not enough time. 3. that I had smaller feet. I wear size 11 shoes in woman.. shocker, I know, It is very hard to find pretty shoes..

Tiffany: If you could trade places with anyone for a day who would it be?

Erika: My pediatrician, Dr. Fromson because he has made an impact in my life because I wanted to become a pediatrician since I met him! His love for children is unique.

Tiffany: If I gave you 1 million dollars what is the first thing you would buy?

Erika: An outfit for each day of the year ...lol there's never too much shopping for a girl.

Tiffany: What is your favorite quote?

Erika: "The Beauty Belongs to Those Who Believe in the Beauty of Their Dreams" Eleanor Roosevelt

Tiffany:What is your most prized possession?

Erika: I would have to say my family album because I can always look back and I will remember the good times we share. I love to spend time with my family.

Tiffany: Who is your role model ?

Erika: My role model is my mother because she taught me the values of education, community service and the pursue of excellence.

Tiffany: What do you hope to accomplish as the NAM national PreTeen Queen ?

Erika: I want to encourage others my age to believe in themselves, be involved in their communities and know with determination, persistence, anything is possible. I want to instill the values of education, health and the pursue of excellence to all. I want to represent this organization with pride, honor and dignity. I will be be a positve role mode and will promote my title with honor.

Tiffany: If you could witness any historical event which would you choose ?

Erika: I would like to have witnessed the swear in of Sonya Sotomayor because she believed in her dreams and accomplished to become the first latina to serve as US Supreme Court Justice.That was a very historic and exciting event.

Tiffany:If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be?

Erika: Strawberries...mmm i love the sweet and sour taste in Strawberries!

Tiffany: What advice do you have for any girls thinking about entering NAM?

Erika: I love this pageant system because they provide you all the materials to be prepared for the competition. Read the pageant magazines, watch the pageant videos, visit the website Namiss.com, and follow the pageant rules. Set goals and prepare yourself, practice make perfect..do your best and most important make friends during the pageant weekend. You want to be confident and persistence to reach for your goals, show your best of your personality, be natural. What matter most is how you see yourself. Bring your family and friends and have the time of your life. The memories will last forever!!! I highly recommend this pageant.

Tiffany: What makes you unique ?

Erika:I am dedicated, caring and responsible girl with big dreams. I love to help others and want to make a positive difference in the world.