Monthly Archives June 2018

The Death of Being Exceptional from a former Miss America Contestant

“I was not born an exceptional person but I made a decision to become exceptional because of the high standards of the Miss America Program.” Day by day and inch by inch,┬áiconic institutions are “watering down” their standards to the point of the danger of complacency. The Miss America Pageant is the latest target. I read the talking points on the Miss America press release and I spoke to a board member who serves on the Miss America board along with communicating with former Miss Americas and contestants. I understand this is a hybrid mess of issues that includes the Continue Reading