Miss Teen Promise 2013, MyKala Wallace is definitely a queen on the move volunteering her time to the "Race for the Cure." MyKala used her beautiful smile and southern charm to cheer on the over 30,000 race participants.
Along with some friends, MyKala inspired race participants to see it through to the end!
Reporting for Miss Teen Promise News EIGNAV
Miss Teen Promise Princess 2013, Courtlyn Clark started her public relations campaign at her church Place of Harvest. Elder Donald Howard and First Lady Erma Howard invited Courtlyn to setup and promote the Teen Promise Female Preparatory & Scholarship program during the Annual College Day event.
Courtlyn worked her assigned booth, passed out fliers, shared her Teen Promise experience and answered various questions about Teen Promise.
A Special Teen Promise Thank you to Elder Howard and First Lady Howard for their support of the Teen Promise program!
Photo Reflection Moments Include:
-Courtlyn working her assigned booth, handing out flyers and answering questions about her Teen Promise experience
-Courtlyn and First Lady Erma Howard
-Courtlyn and Elder Donald Howard
Reporting for Miss Teen Promise Princess News Chakina Phillips and Courtlyn Clark!Picture# 3 Courtlyn and Elder Donald Howard
On Thursday, September 12, Miss Jr. Teen Promise 2013, Nicole Barnes attended the "A New Way Forward: Healing What's Hurting Black America"special event featuring Susan Taylor, Founder & CEO of National CARES Mentoring Movement/Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Essence Magazine.
The event was sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc. Beta Pi Omega Chapter & The Ivy Foundation of Little Rockand the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.
Nicole visited with numerous guests and shared the rewards for having mentors. During the event, she visited with Ms. Taylor and others in a leadership role sharing the importance of having mentors.
Photo Reflection Moments Include:
Ms. Susan Taylor and Nicole Barnes, Miss Jr. Teen Promise 2013
Red and White Attire: Crystal Barker, President of Little Rock Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Nicki Barnes and Nicole.
Pink Attire: Tywana Byrd, President of Little Rock Alumnae Chapter Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and Nicole
Reporting for Miss Jr. Teen Promise, Inc., Nicki and Nicole Barnes.
The 2013 Miss Teen Promise Royalty public relations tour has begun. On Monday, September 9th, the first stop before heading to school was an interview on the Power 92.3FM "Broadway Joe Morning Show."
Mykala Wallace, Miss Teen Promise 2013 and Nicole Barnes, Miss Jr. Teen Promise 2013 presented Broadway Joe with a "Teen Promise Life Toucher" award for being a 16-year supporter of the Miss Teen Promise Female Preparatory & Scholarship program.
In addition, the young ladies shared that during the 10-week training they really learned a lot about themselves. "I was motivated to participate in Miss Teen Promise so I could learn to be my best self," said Wallace. "I learned more about me and to be proud of who I am," said Barnes.
The young ladies encouraged girls ages 6 and older to visit www.missteenpromise.com for more information so they too can participate and learn to become their best self.
Eignav reporting for Teen Promise, Inc. 9-9-13
Miss Teen Promise 2013 Royalty & Scholarship Awards
Saturday, September 7th, the 16th Annual Miss Teen Promise Scholarship Competition held at Dunbar Magnet Middle School was a dynamic showcase of youth talent and the awarding of over $8,000 in scholarships and prizes.
Entertainment was provided by the award-winning Jr Temptations composed of Bobby Brown, Jr., Joshua Evans, LaDarious Waits, Israel Davidson andCurtis White Jr.; Marvellous and the Marvellettes featuring the award winning talents of Listtle Miss Teen Promise 2009, Yasmine Williams, Bethany Woodruff and Evangeline Parker-Guest; Kiersten Page, Miss Teen Promise Princess 2012; Kyla Tucker, Little Miss Teen Promise 2012; Little Miss Teen Promise 2013 Shaniaa Seldon and the Little Miss Court of Honor members, Chandler Dean and Kyleigh Davis! Dr. Celeste Alexander, Miss Teen Promise 1999 served as the mistress of ceremonies.
Congratulations to the 2013 Miss Teen Promise Royalty and scholarship Winners: MyKala Wallace, Miss Teen Promise 2013; Nicole Barnes, Miss Jr. Teen Promise 2013; Courtlyn Clark, Miss Teen Promise Princess 2013 and Shaniaa Seldon, Little Miss Teen Promise 2013.
Additional winners included: Deondria Wells, First Runner-up Miss Teen Promise Prinecess; Dajiah Devin, First Runner-up Miss Jr. Teen Promise and Aaliyah McShane, First Runner-up Miss Teen Promise.
Specialty Award winners: Precious Roy, Katerra Cotten, Na'imah Abdullah.
Little Miss Teen Promise 2013 Shaniaa' Seldon and her Little Miss Court of Honor members Kyleigh Davis and Chandler Dean wowed the crowd with their career expressions and dance skills. Kyla Tucker, Little Miss Teen Promise 2012 delivered a sensational dance routine to the song Respect by the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin.
MyKala Wallace Miss Teen Promise 2013
AWARDS $1,200 Miss Teen Promise Scholarship $200 Scholarship-Pennies for Promise Campaign Leadership Award -$100 Scholarship-Outstanding Talent Award $100 Scholarship-People's Choice Award - $500 Promotional Package -$500 Public Appearance Award -Total Dedication Award -Miss Professional Award -Miss Polished Award -Most Memorable Preliminary Talent Award -$250 Angel K! Entertainment Inc Prize Package (School Supplies, Certificate of Excellent Achievement, Trophy and Medallions)-
Aaliyah McShane-First Runner-up Miss Teen Promise 2013
-First Runner-up Miss Teen Promise Scholarship $200 -"Pennies for Promise" Leadership Award Scholarship $200 -Career Expression Award -Oustanding Interview Award -Over Comer Award (School Supplies, Certificate of Achievement, Trophy and Medallion) (
Na'imah Abdullah- Miss Teen Finalist
AWARDS -Sweet Spirit of Inspiration Award (School Supplies, Certificate of Achievement and Medallion)
Miss Teen Promise Princess 2013 Courtlyn Clark
-Miss Teen Promise Princess 2013 $500 Scholarship $200 Public Appearance Award $200 Pomotional Package Award School Supplies -Miss Career Expression Award (MP3 Player) -Outstanding Interview Award (D2 Pad Internet Tablet)
Deondria Wells First Runner-up Miss Teen Promise Princess
-First Runner-up Miss Teen Promise Princess Trophy and $200 Scholarship
-Miss Positive Award School Supplies, Certificate of Achievement and MedallionM
Precious Roy - Princess Finalist
-"People's Choice Most Memorable Preliminary Talent Award" -Top 5 Outstanding Talent Finalist -Finalist (School Supplies, Certificate of Achievement and Medallion)
Katerra Cotton- Princess Finalist
-Top 5 Talent Finalist -Entrepreneur Award $50 Scholarship (School Supplies, Certificate of Achievement and Medallion)
Nicole Barnes- Miss Jr. Teen Promise 2013
AWARDS $500 Scholarship $200 Promotional Package -Miss Photogenic $100 Scholarship -Sister Spirit -Outstanding Entrepreneur Award $200 Scholarship -Overcomer Award -Career Expression Award
Dajiah Devine- First Runner-up Miss Jr. Teen Promise 2013
-First Runner-up $200 Scholarship -Entrepreneur Award Scholarship $75 -Miss Poised Award -Outstanding Interview Award - Essay Award (Writer's Gift Package) (School Supplies, Certificate of Achievement, Trophy, Medallion)\
Congratulations Little Miss Teen Promise 2013 Shaniaa' Seldon & Court of Honor
One Night Only a Tribute to Motown was the theme for the Little Miss Teen Promise & Preliminary Talent Scholarship Competition held Saturday, August 24 at the UALR Donaghey Student Center.
During the show entertainers saluted some of the Motown greats including outstanding entertainment by 11 year old Erin Knight who sang the audience to their feet with a rousing rendition of the Jackson 5's Motown hit "I'll Be There." The award winning Jr. Temptations made up of Bobby Brown, Jr, Joshua Evans, LaDarius Waits, Israel Davidson and Curtis White Jr. sang and dance their way to a thunderous applause and standing ovation with their performance of the Temptations hit, "My Girl."
The event featured a variety of entertainment including dramatic monologue "I Am Enough" by Keva and Kyra Rattler and the Miss Teen Promise contestants competing for a spot in the Miss Teen Promise Top 5 Talent Showcase to be held Saturday, September 7 at 3PM at Dunbar Magnet Middle School.
The Little Miss Teen Promise contestants shined like stars as they showcased their poise, creativity, communication skills and professionalism during the various phases of competition. The little ladies presented their communication skills during the opening introduction, shared their Career "When I Grow Up" Expression speech, and showcased their poise during the formal wear competition.
Shaniaa Seldon was crowned Little Miss Teen Promise and awarded a scholarship and prizes totaling over $700. Shaniaa earned the Little Miss Poised Formal Wear award and the Little Miss Talent Award.
Chandler Dean earned the Little Miss Entrepreneur Award, Little Miss Photogenic Award and the Little Miss Communicator Career Expression Award. Chandler earned a scholarship and prizes totaling over $200.
Kyleigh Davis earned the Little Miss People's Choice Award a $100 scholarship and prizes. Bryanna Johnson along with Kyleigh and Chandler are members of the Little Miss Court of Honor. All of the contestants received gift bags field with school supplies!
Congratulations to all of the Little Miss ladies!
Little Miss Teen Promise 2013 Shaniaa Seldon
Little Miss Teen Promise 2013 Little Miss Poised Formal Wear Award Little Miss Talent Award
Recipient of a $500 Little Miss Scholarship and over $200 in prizes!
Little Miss Chandler Dean: The Artist
Little Miss Entrepreneur 2013 Little Miss Photogenic Award 2013 Little Miss Career Expression Award 2013 Member of the Little Miss Court of Honor
Recipient of a $200 Little Miss Scholarship
Little Miss Kyleigh Davis: The Veterinarian
Little Miss Court of Honor 2013 Little Miss People's Choice Award
Recipient of a $100 Little Miss Scholarship
Little Miss Bryanna Johnson: The Entertainer
Little Miss Court of Honor 2013
Happy 16th Anniversary Teen Promise Incorporated
WHAT IS THE TEEN PROMISE
FEMALE PREPARATORY & SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM?
Founded in 1998, Teen Promise offers females between the ages of 6 and 17 uniquely designed, interactive, educational, motivational and fun workshops that teach them how to become more positive, productive, professional, poised and polished young ladies! Also, Teen Promise offers a Lady Ms. Leadership Development program for females age 18 to 40. In addition, Teen Promise presents over $5,000 in scholarships and prizes annually to the participants!
THE MISSION: To teach females how to become more positive, poised, professional, productive and polished young ladies; and award them scholarships for higher education.
THE MOTTO: "Taking Females Out of the Shadows of Promise and into the Spotlight of Success!"
THE TOOLS: Teen Promise 5 Principles of Success: 1.Positive, 2. Poised, 3. Professional, 4. Productive, and 5. Polished.
THE BELIEF: We believe with a clear understanding and implementation of the Teen Promise 5 Principles of Success, females will be better able to face and overcome their personal challenges to become successful young ladies and productive citizens.
Miss Teen Promise Royalty return in 2012 to provide entertainment, support and help Teen Promise Incorporated celebrate 15 years of service! Pictured L to R: Jamille Rogers, Miss Teen Promise 1998; Dr. Celeste Alexander, Miss Teen Promise 1999; Latrice Hayes Buckner, Miss Teen Promise 2000; Gina Parker Rockwell, Miss Teen Promise 2001; Queria Nunnley, Miss Teen Promise 2002; Brandi Wiley, Miss Teen Promise 2003; Evangeline Parker-Guest, Founder & Executive Director; Queria McDonald, Miss Teen Promise 2006; Amberly Williams, Miss Teen Promise 2007; Carissa Kelly, Miss Teen Promise 2008; Keyjahjna Hayes, Miss Teen Promise 2009; Rachel Parker, Miss SEARK Teen Promise 2009; Lydia Page, Miss Teen Promise 2011.
Miss Teen Promise Royalty return in 2012 to provide entertainment, support and help Teen Promise Incorporated celebrate 15 years of service!
Pictured L to R: Jamille Rogers, Miss Teen Promise 1998; Dr. Celeste Alexander, Miss Teen Promise 1999; Latrice Hayes Buckner, Miss Teen Promise 2000; Gina Parker Rockwell, Miss Teen Promise 2001; Queria Nunnley, Miss Teen Promise 2002; Brandi Wiley, Miss Teen Promise 2003; Evangeline Parker-Guest, Founder & Executive Director; Queria McDonald, Miss Teen Promise 2006; Amberly Williams, Miss Teen Promise 2007; Carissa Kelly, Miss Teen Promise 2008; Keyjahjna Hayes, Miss Teen Promise 2009; Rachel Parker, Miss SEARK Teen Promise 2009; Lydia Page, Miss Teen Promise 2011. ,
WELCOME ALL !!!
TEEN PROMISE 5 PRINCIPLES OF SUCCESS
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Thank you for helping Teen Promise, Inc. assist girls in becoming more positive, poised, professional, productive and polished young ladies!
Founded in 1998, Teen Promise Incorporated is a nonprofit 501 (c ) 3 organization whose mission is to provide leadership training to young females teaching them how to become more positive, poised, professional, productive and polished young ladies.