The Count Down continues for the 2011 Miss Africa USA Pageant, a pageant like no other in the United States of America, celebrating African beauty. Miss Africa USA Pageant empowers young African girls as Goodwill Ambassadors and prepares them for leadership roles. African women are beautiful, bold, ambitious and very savvy but most of all they are intelligent.
Do not miss this golden opportunity to come out and experience the beauty of Africa and support a good cause. Each Delegate takes on a humanitarian platform and commits time and service to make a difference in our world today.
The Principles promoted by the pageant are goodwill and service beyond self. Based on these principles also held up by the Miss America Pageant, we are proud to acknowledge the good deeds of Miss Caressa Cameron, Miss America 2010 and invited her to Host the 2011 Miss Africa USA Pageant. She is making a difference by promoting HIV and AIDS Awareness in the United States and we hope she will one day take her message to Africa too. You are hereby invited to learn more about this dynamic and very talented young Lady who continues to shine her light in the world. Please bring your families and friends out on Sunday Nov 13th to support the Pageant and also meet our host Caressa Cameron, Miss America 2010.
QUEEN FATOUMATA SOUMAH
To Crown the Next Queen
at the Grand Finale and Coronation Event
slated for Sunday Nov 13 at the Hilton Hotel, Silver Spring, MD.
MEET Caressa Cameron ~ Miss America 2010
Caressa Cameron was crowned Miss America 2010 and travelled over 250,000 miles during her year of service. She appeared on numerous television programs, make corporate appearances, and spoke on behalf of the Miss America Organization's national platform, the Children's Miracle Network, and her personal platform, Real Talk: AIDS in America. A native of Fredericksburg, Virginia, she has earned nearly $90,000 in scholarship dollars through her participation in the Miss America Organization.
Caressa believes strongly in her message, Real Talk: AIDS in America. She is the Coordinator of Youth Services for the Fighting the AIDS Crisis with Education and Support (FACES) Project and she served on the steering team which brought the Ora-Sure HIV (Oral) Antibody Test to the State of Virginia. In addition, she organized an effort to persuade public school officials to establish AIDS-targeted sex education in middle schools. She has spoken to over 10,000 students in more than 40 middle and high schools across Virginia. For her efforts, she was the recipient of the President's Volunteer Service Award and she was presented with a Congressional Honor for her community service endeavors in Virginia. She was also awarded the Whitman Walker Partner for Life award for her efforts to spread awareness of HIV/AIDS. Community service has always been a part of Caressa's life and, in high school, she received the Fellowship of Christian Athletes award for integrity, service, teamwork, and excellence.
An accomplished vocalist and talent award winner at Miss America, Caressa was honoredto perform during the 2009 Presidential Inauguration festivities and she performed at the historic Apollo Theatre in New York City. As Miss America, she was honored to sing the "National Anthem" for many professional sporting events across the country. She enjoys performing many genres of music, including, pop, classical, jazz, country, and gospel.
Caressa is fulfilling her degree requirements at Virginia Commonwealth University in broadcast communications. She hopes to pursue a Masters degree in mass communications and to become a leading anchor in television news. At VCU, she was named to the dean's list and she has received academic honors for her scholastic achievements.
Lady Kate Njeuma
CEO Miss Africa USA Pageant
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