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August 26, 2013

Teen finds herself through pageants



•Daughter of Karen and Jeff McBeth of Neshannock Township

•Was escorted at the state National American Miss pageant by her brother, Conner, 10

•Has competed since age 12 in National American Miss, which each year awards $1.5 million in cash, scholarships and prizes

•In addition to Miss Pennsylvania Teen, she’s held the titles of Miss East Coast USA and Teen Miss Pittsburgh 2010. In 2011, she won her age division in the Greenville Symphony Orchestra’s Rising Star Vocal Talent Competition.

•Formerly expressed the desire to major in musical theater in college with a wish to perform professionally. Now, though, she’ll be enrolling in the Bella Capelii Academy in Pittsburgh to study cosmetology. “After I graduate, I want to travel with it, work with magazines and editorial stuff like that. That’s what I really want to do. But I never want to give up performing. That’s something I will always have in my pocket. But performing will probably become more of a hobby; cosmetology is really what I found my niche in, and what I really like to do.”

•Can be contacted for appearances at



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