The Miss America's Outstanding Teen Pageant in the News
Miss America 2009 Katie Stam with Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2010 Jeanette Moreland and Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2009 Taylor Fitch [Photo]The Miss America's Outstanding Teen Pageant was held on Saturday with the crowning of 14 year-old Jeanette Moreland from Wisconsin! The week was a memorable one for the Miss America Organization and the MAO family that was in Orlando to support MAOT.Miss America 2009 Katie Stam was proud to be a part of the week's festivities that included being the on-stage host for the pageant, as well as supporting the Teen contestants, and offering her love and support for our wonderful sister program. The events were filled with magical moments including Miss America who was also able to meet with the Teen's little princesses for a special luncheon.
On Saturday, the excitement continued with the crowning of our new Miss America's Outstanding Teen and the event created new memories for all. We thank all of our Miss America family for helping to make this week such an incredible success! We look forward to the journey ahead with our 53 Miss America contestants who will now prepare for Miss America 2010 Pageant on January 30, broadcasted live on TLC from Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas!
The Miss America 2010 Contestants gathered for the first time in Orlando to get to know one another and have a wonderful day that included photos opportunities at Sea World and an incredible visit to Universal Studios on Wednesday. The contestants were also able to enjoy a wonderful dinner at Maggiano's, hosted by Florida State Executive Director Mary Sullivan and co-hosted by David Lang and Carry O'Neal of Regalia Magnificent Apparel on Thursday night. And on Friday, the contestants along with the Miss America Organization Board of Directors and Miss America enjoyed the Miss America Fundraiser hosted for the second year by Mr. and Mrs. Siegel.
Miss Wisconsin's Outstanding Teen, Jeanette Morelan, Wins Miss America's Outstanding Teen CompetitionOrlando, FL - August 15, 2009 - Miss Wisconsin's Outstanding Teen, Jeanette Morelan walked the runway as the fifth Miss America's Outstanding Teen on Saturday night in the Linda Chapin Theater at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. This historic crowning moment marked her first steps on a journey that will take her across the country promoting scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, community involvement and healthy living for our nation's youth. The competition was held at the Linda Chapin Theater, Orange County Convention Center. A sister company to the Miss America Organization, Miss America's Outstanding Teen promotes scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living and community involvement for America's teens. Jeanette will support the National Platform of the Miss America Organization, the Children's Miracle Network, and will continue to work on her own personal platform "The Power of One."Five Finalists:Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2010Miss Wisconsin's Outstanding Teen - Jeanette Morelan
First Runner UpMiss New Jersey's Outstanding Teen - Brenna Weick
Second Runner UpMiss Florida's Outstanding Teen - Myrrhanda Jones
Third Runner UpMiss North Carolina's Outstanding Teen - Katherine Puryear
Fourth Runner UpMiss California's Outstanding Teen - Monica StainerTop Ten:Miss Indiana's Outstanding Teen- Lydia DaleyMiss New Jersey's Outstanding Teen - Brenna Weick *Miss Utah's Outstanding Teen- Meredith GaufinMiss Louisiana's Outstanding Teen- Kelly BernardMiss South Carolina's Outstanding Teen- Ali RogersMiss Wisconsin's Outstanding Teen- Jeanette Morelan *Miss California's Outstanding Teen- Monica Stainer *Miss Florida's Outstanding Teen- Myrrhanda Jones *Miss Virginia's Outstanding Teen- Courtney GarrettMiss North Carolina's Outstanding Teen- Katherine Puryear *by maoteen.org