A Pikeville resident will represent Kentucky in the 2009 National American Miss competition this fall.
Jessica Danielle Case-bolt, daughter of Samuel Dean and Carol Casebolt, earned the prestigious title of the 2009 National American Miss Kentucky through several scored events, and will be attending the national pageant to be held in Anaheim, California at Disneyland during Thanksgiving week. Representing the Bluegrass State, Casebolt will have the opportunity to win her share of over $500,000 in cash and prizes.
In addition to the cash, scholarships and prizes the pageant dispenses to assist the development of young women nationwide, Nation-al American Miss has added the ultimate door prize in 2009. Each girl that qualifies for the national pageant has a chance to win a new 2009 Ford Mustang Con-vertible. For more details visit www.namiss.com/car. National American Miss is dedicated to developing the success of young women across our nation with a program that is designed to be age-appropriate and family-oriented. Pageants are held in each state for girls ages four to eighteen in five different age divisions.
The National American Miss Pageants are for “Today’s Girls” and “To-morrow’s Leaders.” The pageant program is based on inner beauty, as well as poise, 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 Kentucky Jessica Case-bolt’s activities include volleyball, tennis, track, drama and music. Jessica is a member of the Pikeville Church of Christ and is active in the youth group She is a Pikeville College Booth Scholar and her volunteer service includes the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Habitat for Humanity – Women Build, Shriners Christmas in July, Pikeville Medical Center, ECOS, and Pike County’s Autism Awareness Walk. Jessica’s is a member of the Key Club, Pep Club, Student Council, Fellow-ship of Christian Athletes and Pike County Youth Leadership Council.
During the 2009 National American Miss Kentucky Pageant, Jessica also won Casual Wear Modeling, Talent, Photogenic, Spokes Model, Top Model and Volunteer Service competitions. She was the first runner up in the Actress category.