Mattanah DeWitt took home top honors when she was crowned 2014 Miss Tennessee National Teenager at Stewarts Creek High School on March 29th in Smyrna, Tennessee.
Representatives from all over the state came to compete in the TN National Teenager Scholarship Pageant to showcase their achievements and accolades and win over $10,000 in scholarship money and prizes.
Miss DeWitt lives in Friendship, TN, is and the daughter of Jeremy and Alissa DeWitt. A home-schooled 10th grade student at Faith Tutorial, she is actively involved as President of the Student Leadership Association, is a Faith Tutorial ambassador to HOBY Leadership Conference, and is an avid writer.
Mattanah’s inspirational blog, thisssamepurpose.blogspot.com, currently has over 2,000 views internationally and is reaching 10 different countries. She will represent the state of Tennessee at the National Competition, to be held July 22-28, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.
When asked what she will do with this opportunity, Mattanah replied, “I have a passion for people. My heart is to encourage others and to make a positive difference in every life I encounter.”
Photo credit (to right): Natasha McDonald. Photo below is by Newman Photography.
Her participation in the state pageant was sponsored by:
- NPM Photography
- Tonya Jones at Tangles Salon
- Quality Drug
- Tillman’s Automotive
- Tona Summerlin at Allure Salon
- Williams Furniture & Appliance
- …all in Friendship, TN.
Miss DeWitt’s prize package includes:
- $10,000 scholarship to Eckerd College
- $2,000 scholarship to the University of Charleston
- invitations to New York City and the 2015 Miss America pageant
- a John Robert Powers School of Modeling scholarship
- and much more.
She also took home a special award in the statewide Essay and Speech Competition.
To book an appearance by our 2014 Miss Tennessee National Teenager, contact Mattanah DeWitt at ANTSOMattanahDeWitt@gmail.com, like her Facebook page at: ANTSO Mattanah DeWitt.
For information about participating in an America’s National Teenager event, contact Jenny Telwar at 615-405-5107, or visit www.nationalteen.com.
2014 Miss Tennessee National Teenager
Facebook: ANTSO Mattanah DeWitt