Meet The 09 NAM Alabama Princess and 1st runner up to the National Title MaKenzie Ward !!!
MaKenzie: My favorite thing to do for fun is DANCE! I love ballet, tap, jazz, and clogging. I also like to swim, have sleepovers with my friends, and do crafts with my mom and sister.
MaKenzie: It means I get a chance to let my light shine! I get to travel and help other state finalist as they compete. It means I am a role model for others and do my best to set a good example.
Tiffany:What is your favorite part of National American Miss?
MaKenzie:It’s hard to pick a favorite part because everything is so much fun…from the parties, to the competitions! But one of the things I love most about National American Miss is that it is like one big family! Even when I travel to other state pageants, everyone treats me like their little sister.
Tiffany: What do you want to be when you grow up?
MaKenzie: I want to be a fashion designer and have my own “MaKenzie“ clothing line.
Tiffany:What activities are you involved in?
MaKenzie: I am very involved at my church and I sing on the children’s worship team. I love to volunteer at a local nursing home each month. I take dance, piano, and guitar and I’m also a cheerleader at my school.
Tiffany: If you could star in any TV show what would it be?
MaKenzie: It would have to be "Suite Life with Zack and Cody". It’s a hilarious show and it looks like they have a lot of fun.
Tiffany:Who is your favorite Disney Princess?
MaKenzie:My favorite Disney Princess is Belle from “Beauty and the Beast“. She is kind and always uses her best manners. She always has her nose in a book, just like I do!
Tiffany: What is your favorite food?
MaKenzie: My favorite food is my mom’s red beans and rice. It is spicy and delish!
Tiffany: If you had three wishes, what would you wish for?
MaKenzie:(1) I would wish that everyone would know God (2) That everyone would have food and shelter. (3) To be the best “me” I can be!
Tiffany:What is your favorite pageant competition?
MaKenzie: My favorite competition is formalwear. I love getting all dressed up and having my daddy escort me on stage. I also love the talent competition. It’s so much fun to share my talent and watch others perform.