KT MavigliaFormerly Miss
Platform: LISTEN UP: Advocating for those with Hearing Disabilities
Talent: Musical Theatre Dance — “Be Italian”
KT was crowned Miss Michigan 2014 on June 14, 2014. Her personal platform is, “LISTEN UP: Advocating for those with Hearing Disabilities.” KT was diagnosed with sensorineural hearing loss at the age of nine. In 2012 she founded The KT Maviglia Fund for Hearing. KT holds events to raise money for children who need assistance paying for hearing devices. KT has developed a strategic plan to raise awareness and impact children with hearing difficulties. While continuing The KT Maviglia Fund efforts, she has been working with our Michigan legislators to address undertreated hearing issues and improve the coverage of hearing aid equipment for children. KT is a 2014 graduate of the University of Michigan and earned a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Dance and will be pursuing a Master of Fine Arts to enable her to teach in a University Dance Program. She has danced all of her life and has trained around the country with many famous dance teachers and choreographers. Her talent is a Musical Theatre Dance to, “Be Italian” from the musical, ‘Nine.’ KT will continue traveling the great state of Michigan and the Nation during her reign promoting her platform and working with children to focus on their ABILITIES!