Rachel Locke, 16, of St. Peters, brought home the national title of Teen Miss Princess of America.
Girls from all over the country competed for the national crown at the pageant held in Branson, Missouri. Required categories of competition included Interview, Personal On-Stage Introduction, Formal Wear and On-Stage Question. Participants also had the opportunity to enter the optional categories of Talent, Spokesmodel, State Costume, Casual Wear, Photogenic, Cover Model and “Pink Carpet Couture” modeling.
As a national titleholder, Locke receives the official custom crown, banner, trophy, cash scholarship, travel opportunities, and other gifts and prizes during her reign. Winners were treated to a professional photo shoot and escorted to their first appearance in a limousine the night after crowning.
Locke will spend the next year traveling to other states, making appearances to represent the Princess of America Organization and promoting her chosen platform.
Locke is a Junior at Fort Zumwalt South High where she is active in student council and enjoys singing, acting and dancing.