Welcome to the home of the Miss Goldsboro Scholarship Pageant.
On Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the beautiful Paramount Theater in historic Downtown Goldsboro two young ladies were welcomed into the Miss Goldsboro family. Congratulations to Bailey Stamper, who was crowned Miss Goldsboro 2018 and Michaelah Grace Hall, Miss Goldsboro’s Outstanding Teen 2018.
Bailey, an 18-year-old Charles B. Aycock High School graduate who is now a freshman at East Carolina university, also won the evening’s awards for talent, community service, and ad sales. She performed a tap dance routine for her talent.
Michaelah, a 14-year-old Clinton High School student, also won the People’s Choice and talent awards. She performed a contemporary clogging routine.
Both ladies competed during Miss North Carolina week (June 18 – 23, 2018) at Duke Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, and represented Goldsboro and Wayne County beautifully. Bailey was honored to receive one of five Wells Fargo Community Impact Achievement Scholarships.
The Miss Goldsboro Scholarship Pageant is a preliminary to the Miss North Carolina pageant and is part of the Miss America Organization. The Miss Goldsboro Scholarship Organization promotes young women that exhibit poise, grace, intellect, and great character. Each young lady that participates at the state level receives scholarship money to further her education. The Miss America Organization is one of the nation’s leading achievement programs and the world’s largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women. This assistance is not just for the handful of young women who become Miss America but is available to the over 12,000 young women who compete each year in the state and local competitions, such as the Miss Goldsboro pageant. The new Miss Goldsboro will represent Goldsboro and Wayne County throughout the year through speaking engagements, community service projects,by and appearing at events across the county such as the Fremont Daffodil Festival, the Mt. Olive Pickle Festival, Downtown Lights Up, Christmas parades, and many other local events.
The pageant is open to ladies aged 17 – 24 who reside, attend school,or work in the following counties: Wayne, Duplin, Greene, Harnett, Johnston, Lenoir, Pitt, Sampson, Wake, and Wilson. (Contestants must meet residency requirements as outlined in the Miss contract below). Outstanding Teen contestants who are between the ages of 13 – 16 are eligible to compete in any of the 100 counties across the state of North Carolina.
For detailed information on these programs, please refer to the Contestant page.