Miss Haley Asofsky, a 15 year old sophomore at American Heritage School of Boca/Delray, has recently competed against over 100 girls and has captured the prestigious title of 2013 National American Miss Florida Junior Teen at the state pageant held in Orlando, Florida.
She will be attending the National Pageant to be held in Anaheim, California at Disneyland during Thanksgiving week, representing the great state of Florida, where she will have the opportunity to win her share of over $500,000 in cash and prizes.
The National American Miss pageants are dedicated to celebrating America’s greatness and encouraging its future leaders. Each year, the National American Miss Pageants awards 1.5 million dollars in cash, scholarships, and prizes to recognize and assist the development of young women nationwide. For more details, visit www.namiss.com. National American Miss is dedicated to developing the success of young women around the nation. Pageants are held in each state for girls ages 4-18 in five different age divisions.
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.
Haley has been competing with the National American Miss organization since she was 7 years old. She developed a passion and belief in the program, which caused her come back year after year until she achieved her goal of capturing the state title. Haley enjoys acting in her school’s theater department and playing volleyball. She is currently busy at work on her platform: A hot lunch shelter called Rurapuk in a poor area of Lima, Peru. Haley has raised over $6,500 for the organization and was able to open up a daycare in Peru this past April.
She cannot wait until Nationals in November, and urges everyone to join into the amazing program of National American Miss!