Calling all young women between the ages of 14-26 years of age. Have you ever considered competing for Miss Washington State and beyond? Did you know that it begins with preliminary competitions that can open doors to Miss America?

I had the privilege of being a judge a few years back and learned so much, I wished I would have known about this in my younger years. Putting in an application for the three Miss titleholders allows the opportunity for competitors to receive up to $100,000 in scholarships each!

If you know of any young women ages 14-26 who are interested in representing Yakima County, Apple Valley and the Sunfair parade at Miss Washington 2022, please write me for more information at nwglobe@charter.net. The entry deadline December 22 2021 and the event will be held on.Jan 15 and 16 in Sunnyside.

This opportunity will benefit you for the rest of your life. Public speaking, knowing what you stand for, and giving back to the community are all great ways to build character and confidence. It takes all kinds so don't allow what you don't know to stop you from taking advantage of this opportunity or at the very least helping to spread the word to someone you think might be interested.
Just yesterday I found out the newly crowned Miss America, Jackie Green is a radio host! The joke in our business is always, "you've got a face for radio." because no one can see us but Jackie decided to go for it, and BOOM! Dreams really do come true! Never allow doubt to stop you from going for something different, outside of your comfort zone. It's in those moments where you grow the most and they are ALL totally worth it!

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