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Vernon Hills 9 Year Old Wins National Title

Peyton's Crowning Moment

Peyton's Crowning Moment

Miss Peyton Newman, daughter of Terry and Michelle Newman, recently earned the National title for National American Miss for the Jr. Pre-Teen age division. She was chosen from among hundreds of candidates from all across the United States. The National Queens were chosen on the basis of their academic status, poise and personality stage, poise and personality in an interview, communication skills, and community service.

Miss Peyton Newman will be traveling across the country this summer representing the National American Miss Pageant program. She will also receive an all expense paid trip to the National Pageant to be held in Anaheim, California during Thanksgiving week to crown her successor. While in California, she will receive a special day in Disneyland for two and a famous tour of Hollywood for two.

The National American Miss Pageants are dedicated to celebrating America's greatness and encouraging its future leaders. Each year, the pageant awards thousands in scholarships and prizes to recognize and assist the development of young women nationwide. All activities are age-appropriate and family-oriented. Pageants are held for girls ages four to twenty in six different age divisions.

The National American Miss Pageants are for "Today's Girl" and "Tomorrow's Leaders." The pageant program is based on inner beauty, as well as poise, presentation, and offers and "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. The pageant seeks to recognize the accomplishments of each girl while encouraging her to set goals for the future!

Miss Peyton Newman's activities include ballet, jazz dance, basketball, softball, and modeling. She is a member of "Project Change" and raises awareness for the charity "Book Worm Angels."

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