– Special to the Southgate Star
We are proud to recognize the accomplishment of a Davidson Middle School 7th-grader, TaLia Ayers. She was recently named the 2019 Miss Michigan Preteen Queen. TaLia is an honor roll student who enjoys track and volleyball. Her favorite subjects include math and history.
TaLia also enjoys swimming and riding horses. She has been a Girl Scout since kindergarten. Additionally, she enjoys going to church, volunteering with children and programs for the elderly.
The National American Miss Pageants are dedicated to celebrating America’s greatness and encouraging its future leaders.
Each year, the National American Miss Pageants awards $1.5 million dollars in cash, scholarships, and prizes to recognize assist the development of young women nationwide. National American Miss has added the ultimate door prize to Nationals.
Each girl that qualifies for the national pageant has a chance to win a new Ford Mustang
Convertible. National American Miss is dedicated to developing the success of young women across our nation with a program that is designed to be age-appropriate and family-oriented.
Pageants are held in each state for girls ages four to eighteen in five 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 an “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!
TaLia is most excited to travel to California in November during Thanksgiving week for the national competition. When asked about the competition, she said “Hope I can do my best!”