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The World Premiere….Celebrate America

It’s been a little more than a week since nine beautiful and talented Miss A. Sisters* sang, tap danced, and played their way into the hearts and minds of the audience at the Sandusky State Theatre. Besides patriotic music, selections … Continue reading

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Jackie Mayer…Celebrates America

To describe Jackie Mayer as a Miss A. Sister and pageant winner doesn’t do her justice. To describe her as a stroke survivor doesn’t do her justice, either. She is so much more than that, and yet her reign started … Continue reading

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Mallory Hagan…Celebrates America

This pedometer geek normally doesn’t blog this much, but wanted to get out another bio of the Miss A. Sisters who will be performing at the patriotic program, Celebrate America. Time is short, thus the second blog post of the … Continue reading

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Ericka Dunlap…Celebrates America

Ericka Dunlap, who wore the crown in 2004, is, among other things, an entrepreneur and social philanthropist. In her entrepreneurial role, Ericka served as Principal Consultant of her own firm, Crown Communication Group (CCG), which was a diversity communications and … Continue reading

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Katie Harman…Celebrates America

Katie Harman was crowned a few days after the terrorists’ attacks of September 11, 2001. Hitting the ground running, she traveled the nation 20,000 miles a month, meeting directly with rescue workers at Ground Zero and the Pentagon, family members … Continue reading

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Kellye Cash…Celebrates America

Kellye Cash, who wore the crown in 1987, has extensively traveled since her crowning. She has made numerous appearances around the United States. Her classical training in both voice and piano helped her achieve this position in the first place. … Continue reading

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Susan Powell…Celebrates America

Susan Powell, who wore the crown in 1981, has remained active by performing in theatres, opera houses, and concert halls all over the world. From New York to California to Florida to places in-between, she has starred on opera stages … Continue reading

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Dorothy Benham….Celebrates America

Another of the Miss America Sisters who will be participating in the upcoming patriotic program Celebrate America is Dorothy Benham. She wore the crown in 1977, but has continued to make her presence felt in many ways since. During her … Continue reading

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Debra Barnes….Celebrates America

Debra Dene Barnes is not only a Miss America Sister, having won the crown in 1968, but she is an accomplished pianist with many years of training. She also has thirty-five years of piano teaching experience, and her students have … Continue reading

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BeBe Shopp…Celebrates America

It has been over six decades since BeBe Shopp received her crown. While she could have rested on her laurels many times, she has kept herself young and vibrant in spirit. At the age of eighteen, BeBe Shopp went from … Continue reading

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