Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan helps kickoff NYC’s Great American Cleanup
Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan has used her crown to promote community service and give back to our communities throughout this week.
Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan visits soldiers at Walter Reed Medical Center
While in Washington, D.C., on behalf of the USO Metro, Teresa paid a visit to our wounded warriors at the Walter Reed Medical Center. Teresa was honored to have the opportunity to spend some time with these incredible men and women and thank them for their service to our country.
Teresa visits elementary students at Ft. Belvoir Elementary School
The next day, Teresa visited the Fort Belvoir Elementary School, where they were celebrating the “Month of the Military Child,” which honors children of military families for their service and sacrifice for our country too. Teresa visited four different 2nd grade classrooms and read “Where The Wild Things Are” to the children
Teresa with actor, Gary Sinise, at the USO Metro 29th Annual Awards Dinner
That evening, Teresa was a featured guest at the USO Metro 29th Annual Awards Dinner.
The evening was devoted to honoring outstanding individuals from each branch of service, as well as the exceptional people who support our nation’s service members through volunteerism and USO-Metro’s countless charitable programs, with a special emphasis on the military families.
More than 1,000 guests packed the Ritz Carlton ballroom for an unforgettable evening completewith a keynote speech from Navy Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Other featured guests included: actor Gary Sinise, Super Bowl Champion Michael Strahan, and country music star Joe Nichols.
Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan and CEO, Keep America Beautiful, Matt McKenna From D.C., Teresa traveled to New York to participate in Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup NYC kickoff event.
Teresa and Miss New York’s Outstanding Teen Alison Stroming, were on stage to celebrate and recognize National Volunteer Week and remind the City of New York the importance of cleaning, greening, recycling and volunteering. Whileon stage, they also read “The Top Ten Ways to Keep New York City Beautiful.”
Right after her event with Keep America Beautiful, Teresa took on the topic of education reform on Fox Business Channel’s America’s Nightly Scoreboard. Watch her discuss homeschooling and why education options are key, here.
Today, Teresa is in New York participating with Youth Service America for their Global Youth Service Day in NYC.
If you missed her interview on Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends promoting this wonderful event, click here to watch the video! Teresa also talked about the op-ed she wrote to promote her partnership with The Hand That Feeds U.S. and the importance of the farming and agriculture industry to our communities. Click here to read the op-ed!
Teresa is wrapping up her weekend in Nebraska as a guest of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, amongst 85,000 fans!