America's Choice voting is now live and ready for you to cast your vote! These votes will determine which contestant will be named America’s Choice and guarantee her a spot as a Semi-Finalist on Sunday Night, September 10th. Voting is available through September 5th. It's free to vote, but you can only vote once per day.
Please help our Miss Michigan 2017, Heather Kendrick, by casting your vote through either of the online links below. Thank you for your support!
Cast your vote through the Miss America Website
or the offical Miss America Organization Facebook page
Katie Preston, our Miss Michigan's Outstanding Teen impressed the judges at the Miss America's Outstanding Teen pageant. She won Thursday night's preliminary talent competition and was awarded 4th runner up on finals night. Along with these awards she will be recieving $5,000 in general scholoarships and her choice of nine full-ride scholarships at a MOAT sponsoring college or university. We are so proud of how Katie represented Michigan in this years' national pageant.
On June 17th, Heather Kendrick was crowned Miss Michigan 2017. She impressed the audience with a fun and energetic violin performance in the talent portion of the competition and in the evening gown competition she was poised and graceful in her sparkling, form-fitting evening gown.
Heather competed as Miss Washtenaw against 34 other beautiful ladies representing various local competitions. Her personal platform is, “Keeping Art in Education: Advocating STEAM.” Representing our great state of Michigan, Heather will make appearances and promote her platform around the state and to the nation during her reign.
On September 10, Heather will represent Miss Michigan on the televised competition of the Miss America pageant. Preliminary competition will be held September 6-8 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
On June 14th, Katie Preston was crowned Miss Michigan’s Outstanding Teen 2017. Her beautiful voice resounded in the Frauenthal Theatre as she sang, "Think of Me" from Phantom of the Opera in the talent portion of the competition. Katie's fitness routine showed off her excellent shape & condition and her beautiful yellow gown showed her sophistication.
Katie Preston competed as Miss Sunset Coast's Outstanding Teen against 25 other young ladies representing various local pageants during the two nights of competition. She will compete in the national Miss America’s Outstanding Teen competition July 25-29 in Orlando Florida.
As Miss Michigan’s Outstanding Teen, Katie will take her personal platform, "Youth Dealing with Anxiety: your story isn't over" around the state. We hope you get an opportunity to meet Katie and enjoy her vocal performance sometime during her year-long reign.
The Miss America Organization has partnered with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to raise funds and awareness for children’s hospitals throughout the United States.
The commemorative program book will be a keepsake for years to come. Because of our many sponsors and individual contestant supporters, the program book contributes to the success of the Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant. You, too, can be part of this lasting memory of the Miss and Teen pageants.
A positive introduction to the amazing and talented women who are striving to meet their educational and career goals. It also encourages them to be the best person they can be on the inside and out.