Orlando, Florida - July 24, 2018 - Miss Texas' Outstanding Teen, London Hibbs, was named Tuesday night's preliminary Talent winner for her vocal rendition of "Think of Me" during the first night of the 2018 Miss America's Outstanding Teen Competition at the Linda Chapin Theater in Orlando. London will receive a $500 scholarship.
Also honored for their AD Sales efforts was Collins McMurray, Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen, Cecilia Petrush, Miss Pennsylvania's Outstanding Teen, and London Hibbs, Miss Texas' Outstanding Teen. The winner was Cecilia Petrush, winning a $1000 scholarship.
The little sister to Miss America, the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Organization is one of the nation's leading achievement programs and will make available more than $121,000 in cash scholarships in 2018. The Miss America's Outstanding Teen Organization encourages positive achievement by helping to nurture and build the scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living and community involvement of our nation's youth.
MAOTeen provides educational scholarships for deserving young people and has developed mentoring programs and community-based initiatives. The Miss America's Outstanding Teen Organization has a long standing relationship with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Through this partnership, the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Organization raises over $450,000 annually to help improve the lives of children across the country.
Additional information about the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Organization can be found at www.maoteen.org.
For tickets to attend the Miss America Competition, call ETix at 1-800-514-3849 or visit www.etix.com.
Not able to make it to Orlando? Watch the competition finals live on the web, Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 6pm Eastern at http://live.maoteen.com for a minimum $15 donation.