A Day in the Life of Miss Williston, Renae Evenson

Hello everyone! My name is Renae Evenson! Miss Williston 2018!! I just finished my first 2 years of College at Williston State College! I will be Transferring to Minot State University, majoring in Special Elementary Education with a minor in Deaf Elementary Education! I am very excited to compete in the Miss North Dakota Pageant for my second time!

My days are always very different! Playing a college sport, you never know what activities your coach my have planned, and what crazy times they may decide to change practice to! 

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A Day in the Life of Miss Hazen-Beulah, Genesis McGregor

Hey hey, North Dakota readers!  My name is Genesis McGregor, and I am the current Miss Hazen-Beulah 2018.  I started competing in the Miss North Dakota organization in 2015 when I was a senior in High School.  I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Celiac Disease in 2015.  Along with my diet change, my weight changed, my friendships changed, my health changed, my whole lifestyle changed.  The mental health issues I struggled with increased with my physical health issues.  The pageant world completely changed my life.  I have always been into the beauty and fashion industry and my initial attraction to pageants was the beauty.  Everything quickly changed when the first pageant I competed in gained me some of my best friends till this day.  The Miss North Dakota class became a sisterhood and the support group I needed.

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A Day in the Life of Miss Coal Country, Kyrah Kay Duttenhefer

Hello hello fellow readers, I am Miss Coal Country 2018, Kyrah Kay Ellen Duttenhefer. My day usually starts off at 7 a.m. when I get woken up by my fur baby, Zulu, an English Springer Spaniel weighing 40 pounds of full viscousness. Just kidding, she’s the sweetest most loving dog you could ask for. Sometimes my alarm goes off before she wakes me up but not so much anymore now that we have a very strict schedule during the week. After licking and scratching me awake I take my anxious pup out potty right away. After we get back in I feed her and I then get ready for my busy day.

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A Day in the Life of Miss Bonanzaville Jenna Johnson

Hello everyone! I am Jenna Johnson, Miss Bonanzaville 2018. I am 17 years old and a senior at Grand Forks Central High School. I’m so excited to share with all of you about my everyday life, my platform and my preparation for Miss North Dakota!

My platform is, “Learning Disability” Does Not Define Anyone, and I am passionate about encouraging all students with learning disabilities to explore their talents, reach for their dreams and cast off those labels. I have had a front-row seat to the effects of a learning disability, and the impact it can have on the educational experience and social barriers because I was diagnosed with a reading and comprehension disability early in elementary school.

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A Day in the Life of Miss Rugby, Breanna Sailer

Hey readers! I am Breanna Sailer, your Miss Rugby 2018! I have been having so much fun representing the town of Rugby as well as our state during my time as Miss Rugby so far! My platform statement is through the non-profit organization To Write Love on Her Arms, I have been a partner with them since February of 2016. The title of my platform statement is TWLOHA: Finding Help and Hope for Sexual Abuse Survivors. It has helped me speak out, talk to, and share my art with people from all over the world. I am so thankful for everyone I have been in touch with and loved raising awareness and hope across my campus and community.

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A Day in the Life of Miss Fort Abercrombie, Haley Wolfe

Hello readers! My name is Haley Wolfe and I am your Miss Fort Abercrombie 2018. My platform is #BeThe1To – Teen Suicide Awareness and it focuses on the suicide prevention and awareness specifically targeting teens and youth. At a young age my family and I were affected by suicide when I lost my cousin when he was only 18. The #BeThe1To is a social movement to help promote the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by explaining that you don’t need to be an expert to be the one to save a life.

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A Day in the Life of Miss Western Star, Emily Ramage

Hello readers! Thank you for taking time out of your day to check out my blog post. My name is Emily Ramage and I am Miss Western Star 2018. 

Like many others, my life encompasses many different personal emotions and is filled with good days and bad days. But even after the stressful, chaotic days, I know that tomorrow has something new in store for me and that hard work and perseverance will always pay off in the end.

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A Day in the Life of Miss West Fargo, Grace Ward

Hello, my name is Grace Ward, I’m 18 years old, and I am your Miss West Fargo 2018! My platform is called, “We Don’t Need Coins, We Need Change: Social Reform for the Homeless,” and it’s geared towards not only addressing the growing problem of homelessness, but also working to end homelessness through action. I work on developing my platform weekly through research and discussion in my community. Homelessness is something I’m passionate about and want to work to end not only in my community, but also in my state. I live in Fargo and I’m a very busy person, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. My days tend to fluctuate, but this is what a typical day in my life looks like…

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A Day in the Life of Miss State Capitol, Ava Hill

As a suicide attempt survivor, every day is an opportunity to make a difference and experience the extraordinary ordinary beauty that each day has to offer. I have been given a second chance, and I am not about to waste it. I dedicate every single day and as much time as possible to sharing my platform The Peyton Heart Project: Hearts for Hope and raising awareness for suicide prevention.

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A Day in the Life of Miss North Dakota State Fair, Emily Prock

4:00am - My alarm usually goes off around this time every morning. I am known to hit snooze once or twice, but my pup Charlie always ensures I am out of bed by at least 4:15am. I am known to turn on “Say Yes to the Dress” while I’m rummaging around my room in search for my gym clothes. I started going to my Anytime Fitness in the morning for my cardio sessions and some of lifting so I can get a good start to my day.

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A Day in the Life of Miss HollyDazzle, Joelle Sunstrom

The life of a titleholder cannot be condensed into one word, so here are multiple words, 829 to be exact, to give you a glimpse into my life as Miss HollyDazzle 2018.

Let me Introduce Myself!

My name is Joelle Sunstrom, and as you guessed it, I am Miss HollyDazzle 2018. I have been involved with the Miss America organization for three years, and every year just gets better and better!

Over the last three years being involved with this organization, I have earned over $4,000 in scholarship money! Fun fact, The Miss America organization is the largest scholarship provider to women in the U.S.! I have used these funds to pursue my education at UND!

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A Day in the Life of Miss White Cloud Days, Olivia Buckeye

Hello everyone! My name is Olivia Buckeye and I am your Miss White Cloud Days 2018. Since I am new to this, I just want to list a few interesting things about myself. I have grown up in Nortonville, North Dakota my whole life, and I attend school at Edgeley High where I am currently a senior. I plan to go off to Presentation College in Aberdeen, South Dakota to pursue my dream job as a Radiologic Technician.

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A Day in the Life of Miss Upper Missouri Valley, Danyka Malkowski

Throughout high school I have been given many opportunities to take on leadership roles. Being involved in FFA, FCCLA, 4-H, the North Dakota Leadership Seminar, and the Miss America Organization have made me into the person I am today. As a senior at Belfield High School I can’t wait to graduate and attend Bismarck State college studying Business Management Entrepreneurship this fall. My dream has always been to own my own store. I am winding down my time as senioritis is really kicking in, but I am enjoying every last minute of it.

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A Day in the Life of Miss Bismarck, Alysse Charlesworth

As Miss Bismarck prepares to compete for Miss North Dakota in the next few weeks, Alysse Charlesworth tells us what it's like to walk a day in her shoes.

7:45 A.M.  My alarm goes off and I get up, no snooze for me I’m too busy today. It usually takes me 15 mins to do my makeup and 10 mins to do my hair but 10 minutes to brush my teeth. I got Invisalign in January making it important to keep up with my dental health. I usually clean up a little in the morning before running out the door with my crown in one hand and backpack in the other.

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A Day in the Life of Miss Grand Forks, Madison Moen

From being a college student to being Miss Grand Forks, each day presents new experiences that help me grow and gain lifelong memories. As I enter my last two months of college, with graduation heavy on my mind, I also enjoy my role of serving the Grand Forks community as Miss Grand Forks 2018. Both roles present a busy schedule. I start my morning with a fresh cup of coffee because it will always bring a smile to my face. 

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