Alyssa Caley, 15, daughter of Randy Caley, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Iowa Pageant to be held May 3-4 at the Ramada in Waterloo. The Caley’s lived in Centerville until last year when they relocated to Story City.
The National American Miss pageants are held for girls age 4-18 and have five different age divisions. Alyssa will be participating in the Junior Teen age division along with other outstanding young ladies from across the state of Iowa.
The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses and air transportation to compete in the National Pageant in California where she will receive an exciting complimentary tour of Hollywood and two V.I.P. tickets to Disneyland. Families interested in learning more about the National American Miss program may visit www.namiss.com.
The National American Miss Pageants are dedicated to celebrating America’s future leaders and equipping them with life-long skills. Each year the pageant nationally awards $1.5 million in cash, scholarships and other prizes which includes a new Ford Mustang convertible.
Alyssa’s activities include singing with Ames Children’s Choir, dance with SCADA, acting and involvement with Harvest Vinyard Chord. She also enjoys caring for young children, spending time with friends and family and writing.
Her sponsors include Midwest Covers, Osenbaugh Prairie Seed Farm, Vinzant Construction, Majestic Data Services, Ken Caye, Joe Zaputil Trucking and Cool Jewel’s.