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There has been a lot of discussions lately about beauty pageants and their negative effect on young contestants, especially young girls. The question is are beauty pageants any different from sports for kids? What are the pros and cons of each. We weigh in on this hot pageant topic.
Marissa Weiler- Miss Illinois Amerian Coed 2014 recently moved to California and has taken up paddle boarding and learning how to longboard. She ran track in high schoo and college and enjoys the art of running. In addiotion, Marissa sets aside time to participate in community service such as volunteering for the Special Olympics and Adaptive Sports. She was the 1st- Runner up to the National title of Miss American Coed! Join us as we nterview our very first titleholder. Welcome to the show and we are excited toward honoring and learning more about Marissa Welier as she is indeed a leader within our various communities.
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Chris Saltalamacchio takes us behind the scenes at extremely popular beauty pageants such as Miss America and Miss America Outstanding Teen. He has coached and trained countless contestants who have won local, state and national titles and many prestigious awards. Chris also hosts the Miss Teen America and the International Jr. Miss Pageants. This show promises to be interesting and entertaining.
The weather outside is frightful but the EXTRAVAGANZA is delightful!! That's right the Uniquely Elegant HOLIDAY Pageant EXTRAVAGANZA is just around the corner. It's coming to Wichita, Kansas December 19,2015 at the Holiday Inn Hotel 549 S. Rock Rd. For tickets you can go to their website http://www.uniquelyelegantpageants.com/
Uniquely Elegant Pageants encourages the community to come out and celebrate with us for this wonderful Hoilday event. Applications are being accepted now if you would like to participate. The pageant is open to All States and Age Dvisions Infants to Adults. Please visit our website for more information. Thank You ! Registration starts at 9:30am.
Rhonda Spann, and is the State and National Director for the Uniquely Elegant Pageants LLC. She has been producing pageants since 2010. Her experience in pageantry goes as far back as the 1960’s when she was a contestant. A wonderful experience she will always remember. Which is why even today she has such a great interest in being able to bring this same experience to others. So with that said she now know both sides of the pageant world and she is learning something new every day as time goes on. As a Director she wants to bring the true meaning of pageantry back, and that is to help build strong confident women as leaders. Poise, grace, and self-confidence along with good sportsmanship are just a few of the many qualities young ladies will learn when participating in pageants. She feels being able to provide scholarships on the National level for our contestant’s education, as well as training classes that prepare the young girls, and young women for their future.
Show for week of November 4th, 2015 has been postponed to November 11th at 6:30pm EST. THANK YOU FOR BEING LOYAL FANS
Tammy Leppert was an actress, model and appeared in various films Scarface and Springbreak, Video Darlings and Video Wars. Tammy did over 300 Breauty Pageants. On July 6, 1983 she went to meet a boyfriend and was never seen again. However she did tell people that someone wanted to kill her prior to going missing. Tammy was 18 years old.
Now Linda Crystal, Forensic Astrologist, BA Forensic Psychology investigates the case.
QUEENS TIMES TWO on the show Tiffany Christina and Susan Miceli. Tiffany Christina is a longtime resident of Aurora, Illinois. Her pageant career started in 1999 at the Miss Illinois USA pageant. She has since competed in the Miss. and Mrs. Illinois United States, Mrs. Illinois International, US Sophisticate, International Sophisticate, Petite Illinois, Tiara Magazine Humanitarian Model, and American Elegance system. She has choreographed national opening number for the United States All World Beauties were she is also the lifetime ambassador awarded in 2003. Tiffany’s most recent national title was Ms. American Elegance Woman 2013-14 then crowned Ms. Elegance International 2015 Tiffany is also the current reigning Mrs. Kane County Illinois Royalty International and is competing at the Miss Royalty International pageant in August of 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin vying for the title of Mrs. Royalty International. She has won numerous awards for her community service on a corporate and personal level. One of Tiffany’s favorite quotes is Winston Churchill “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give”. Susan Miceli is a resident of Danville Illinois. Her pageant career started back in 2001 at the local county fair. She since has competed in the Miss Illinois America Preliminaries, Miss Illinois USA, Miss and Mrs. Illinois International and the American Elegance system. She is a director and pageant producer as well. She currently serves as the Executive Director for the Miss Springfest Pageant. Susan also is the current reigning Ms. Elegance International Woman 2016. She has won numerous awards for her community service endeavors. Her platform C.A.R.E to Serve: Putting Passion into Action.
Tonight, we welcome our special guest of the week in the playhouse, to empower us with her endeavors. Kenyetta York a.k.a Kenni York started Kenni Enterprises LLC in 2012. Staying true to her craft, she knew she wanted to make a difference in her community. Specializing in creative writing classes for youth and adults, to giving the people in her community a voice to be heard. She is not just passionate about writing, but she also hosts an annual event to raise awareness to sexual assault in the month of April. As an army wife and mother, Kenni values family values and makes sure she provides her family with a first hand look, on how one can be successful by using their natural talents and creativity. Come hangout in the playhouse, as we are empowered, enriched, and encouraged to do great things.
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Essynce Moore is an entrepreneur/mogul, children’s stylist, child’s fashion designer, actress, “local” celebrity, motivational speaker, author and fashionista that brings a positive vibe to her peers and others. She’s been in numerous fashion shows, pageants, and karate tournaments. In 2015 she has launched her new book 6th Grade Middle School Chronicles and will be in the movie the King of Newark. In 2014, she has SHOWCASED at both NY Fashion Weeks and Atlanta Kids Fashion Week while also ripping the runway. In addition, in 2014 she was interviewed and featured on Verizon Fios Channel 1 News, she was awarded “2014 Young Emerging Leader” by Alpha Kappa Alpha, she’s been featured in the 2013 TIME for Kids Magazine, Honored 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Vashti School for Future Leaders, she’s been seen on the Uncle Majic Commercial (BET, VH1, Channel 11, etc), HBO (Bored to Death), and has involved herself with a host of other events and projects.
Essynce is also a member of the New York Youth Chamber of Commerce (NYYCC).
This young “phenomenon” is BUZZING and she can’t wait to see children wearing her Essynce Couture brand all around the world.
Donica Knight is a singer, songwriter from Montgomery, Alabama. Donica’s unique blend of rock, country and blues has led to a rigorous touring schedule in the Southeast, performing more than 350 dates, opening for both country and rock superstars, as diverse as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Styx, Hank Williams Jr., Kid Rock, Luke Bryan, Jake Owen, Kenny Rogers, Scotty McCreery, Jamey Johnson, Little River Band, Skid Row, Kellie Pickler, Blackberry Smoke, Joe Nichols, REO Speedwagon, The Band Perry, Chris Young, 3 Doors Down and many others. A self-proclaimed tomboy and sports fan, Donica wrote and recorded “Great To Be,” which was regularly played at her beloved Auburn Tigers’ football games. She has also written and recorded duets with country legend, Ronnie Milsap. Donica’s music can be heard in several television and radio commercials, and on the award-winning soundtrack for the film Halloween Party. She also has two co-writes in the upcoming Tracy Lawrence film, Alabama Dirt. http://www.donicaknight.com
Madelyn Victoria grew up in Harlingen, TX performing in public for the first time, during a local Christmas Pageant, at age 5. She continued performing and singing throughout her youth, at local competitions and pageants, earning awards and recognition as one of the area’s top young performers. Madelyn auditioned to perform with the Radio Disney Superstars of Dallas, was selected, and opened for pop boy band sensation, The Jonas Brothers. She and her band have opened for some of the biggest names in country music, including Easton Corbin, Turnpike Troubadours, Tracy Lawrence, Kevin Fowler, Clay Walker, Josh Thompson, Dustin Lynch, Zac Brown Band, The Charlie Daniels Band, and more.
We will discuss Drag Pageants, where to get your start, the hurdles, and the triumphs of being a queen.
Lindsey Pearlman Bio
This outgoing, honor roll student who is currently in 8th grade, loves spending time with her friends and family and of course her iphone! Lindsey has been competing in pageants since the age of 6 and has held titles both at the state and National level with the Miss America Organization, National American Miss and currently holds the 2015 Miss Royalty International Jr. Teen Title. Lindsey has been donating her time to children with special needs since 2008, and just this past year hosted her first annual “I Am Me” special needs pageant, where over 20 boys and girls participated, all receiving crowns, trophies, banners, and gifts. Lindsey also enjoys golfing, singing, and has been a member of her middle school volley ball team and Poms squad for the last two years. She is looking forward to High school, getting her drivers license and yes, she is already even looking at colleges!
Joey Pearlman Bio
With over 2 decades of pageantry experience, this mother of 3 is no stranger to the stage. A beloved state level and National title-holder for many states including Hawaii and Illinois, Joey currently holds the title of “Miss Illinois Classic 2015” for the Miss Royalty International Pageant system. She not only teaches her children the importance of empowerment, but also mentors the young and old alike to love everything about them selves using her platform “Love The Skin Your In”. Ms. Pearlman generously uses all the proceeds from her platform to help special needs children, and to educate homeless women and children in Illinois on how to live a healthy, independent life. A proud pageant momma, philanthropist, former pageant director, and current title holder, Joey also feels spending quality time with family and finding time to relax is key to maintaining a balanced life.