Miss America Outstanding Teen Scholarships
March 27, 2014 § Leave a comment
Kelly Dillard has held a number of titles in the Miss America pageant system, including Miss Teen Rowlett and Miss West Texas Outstanding Teen. Kelly Dillard graduated from the University of North Texas, where she participated on the dance team.
In 2005, the Miss America pageant system formed Outstanding Teen, Inc., as a resource for girls to further their education. Outstanding Teen supports girls through scholarships to the school of their choice. In less than a decade, Miss America’s Outstanding Teen program has become the country’s leading provider of scholarships to teenage girls. Since its founding, Outstanding Teen has issued cash and in-kind scholarships in excess of $5 million. To date, the program has signed off on cash scholarships valued at more than $700,000 to more than 150 U.S. undergraduate institutions. Scholarships have been awarded to students at colleges from all over the country, ranging from Hawaii Pacific University to the University of New Hampshire.