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Featuring Miss Florida Jessica Torricelli

Wow – I can’t believe it’s finally time for me to say goodbye to not only the Miss Florida title but also to National American Miss. My pageant journey started 8 years ago when I got a letter in the mail saying that someone recommended me for this pageant I had never heard of. In fact, I really had never heard of pageants before in my life, but I am so glad I gave it a try! I competed for the National American Miss Florida Junior Teen title that first year….and I didn’t win. It took me three state pageants to place in the top 5, but it felt amazing. Seven years went by, I continued competing and never quit, and I finally won! This past year has been amazing, from visiting Disneyland and making some amazing friends to the dance rehearsals where I learned that I absolutely couldn’t dance, I’ve loved every minute. Nationals is the best experience you could have and saying goodbye to the sister queens I had gotten so close to that week was one of the hardest parts.
I’ve volunteered coun…

It's Been an Awesome Year for Miss Florida Pre-Teen Georgia Head!

When I received the letter from NAM in the mail a year ago, I thought it was going to be a fun and new activity to try with my friend.  After open calls, I realized that this was going to be a learning experience too!   On the night of the finale, I was surprised yet thrilled when they called me for the semi-finalists, let alone for Miss Florida Preteen!  I remember just laughing as the queen crowned me and the banner was placed on my shoulders because I just could not believe it!

 My year has been absolutely fabulous.  I had the opportunity to meet Governor Anoatubby of the Chickasaw Nation, ride in parades, and go to Nationals in California!  Nationals was a fun filled and just plain awesome experience!  I met many new friends and learned so much.

  I enjoyed baking at the Ronald McDonald House, serving at Hands of Hope, participating in Valentine’s Day Can for a Gram, book drives, and making care packages for the homeless. I was also on student council as a class representative an…

Miss New Jersey Princess had an Amazing Year Representing NAM!

Hi my name is Jessy Passantino and I am your 2015 National American Miss New Jersey Princess.It was such an honor to represent my state this past year, I cannot believe that my time is over. I had an amazing experience this year.In my town I helped to collect book donations for the Jersey City Free Book Association.Since I love pets I donated my time to the Lucky Cat Rescue in an event called Paw Fest.During the event I helped speak to people about pet adoptions and even helped sell some of the amazing art donated by the local grammar school.I had the honor to meet a Senator from my home state. My family and I along with some of my sister queens participated in the Susan Komen walk for Breast Cancer at Great Adventure. Before nationals I met an amazing person named Michael Yun, he became a big fan and supporter of me.He and some of the Jersey City Council Members presented me with a Resolution for my accomplishments in the pageant.Getting ready for nationals was a fun and crazy time for …