First Posted: 6/9/2014
Megan Arlene Daily, 14, of Dallas, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Pennsylvania Pageant to be held Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Hilton Garden in Harrisburg.
The National American Miss Pageants are held for girls ages 4-18 and have five different age divisions. Daily will participate in the 13-15 age division.
The National American Miss Pageants are dedicated to celebrating America’s future leaders and equipping them with life-long skills. Each year, the pageant awards 1.5 million dollars in cash, scholarships and other prizes.
The winner of the pageant will receive $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses and air transportation to compete in the National Pageant in California where she will receive a complimentary tour of Hollywood and two V.I.P. tickets to Disneyland.
Girls under the age of 12 are not allowed to wear make-up and there is no swimsuit competition. Emphasis is put on the importance of developing self-sonfidence, learning good sportsmanship, as well as setting and achieving personal goals. The pageant recognizes the accomplishments of each girl while encouraging her to set goals for her future.
Daily’s activities include performing arts of dance and theater, science club and volunteering.