She will attend the national pageant in Anaheim, California, at Disneyland during the week of Thanksgiving as Pennsylvania’s representative. During the pageant, she will have the opportunity to win her share of more than half a million dollars in cash and prizes.
Snyder, a sixth-grade student at MMI, is the daughter of Christopher and Jill Snyder of Sugarloaf.
At the state pageant, she received first place in the categories of speech, top model and best résumé. She was first runner-up in casual wear and second runner-up in the photogenic category. She won $1,500 and a $1,000 modeling scholarship.
The National American Miss pageant program is based on inner beauty as well as poise and presentation and offers an all-American spirit of fun for family and friends. Emphasis is placed on the importance of gaining self-confidence, learning new skills, learning good attitudes about competition and setting and achieving personal goals. The pageant seeks to recognize the accomplishments of each girl while encouraging her to set goals for the future.
National American Miss is dedicated to developing the success of young women across the nation with a program that is designed to be age-appropriate and family-oriented. Pageants are held in each state for girls ages 4-18 in five different age divisions.