By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor
Shrewsbury – Elliana Davis, 15, will be participating in the National American Miss (NAM) pageant that will be held in Anaheim, Calif., during the week of Nov. 24.
Elliana earned this honor after placing in the Miss Massachusetts Junior Teen division of the state pageant held earlier this year in the talent and photogenic contests. As a contestant in the national pageant, she will have the opportunity to win a share of over $500,000 in cash and prizes.
Elliana is a sophomore at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School. Her additional awards include High Honor Roll, Top Cosmetology Student, Girl Scout Community Service Award, and Awana Club Award for Excellence. She enjoys field hockey, lacrosse and dance. She is the daughter of Robert and Mieka Davis of Shrewsbury.
According to its website, NAM pageants are “dedicated to celebrating America’s greatness and encouraging its future leaders.”
Each year, the pageants awards $1.5 million in cash, scholarships and prizes to recognize and assist the development of young women nationwide. NAM is dedicated to developing the success of young women across the nation with a program that is designed to be age-appropriate and family-oriented. Emphasis is placed on inner beauty, as well as poise, presentation, gaining self-confidence, learning new skills and good attitudes about competition and achieving personal goals.
For more information about National American Miss, visit www.namiss.com.