Sarah Jensen, 21-year-old daughter of John and Margaret Jensen,  was crowned Miss of Washington 2017 recently in Pullman, WA. Young ladies, ages 7–24, are eligible to participate in the program which culminates with a national competition this coming November in Orlando, Florida!

As Miss of Washington 2017, Jensen will serve as an inclusion ambassador for American Pageants’ charitable campaign; Special Olympics’ Spread the Word to End the Word. As a titleholder in the American Pageants Organization, she will have the opportunity to compete for the national title of Miss of America 2018 and over $30,000 in Scholarships, cash, travel and prizes in Orlando, Florida in November 2017. 

The candidates vying for the title of Miss of America compete in six categories of judging: Scholastic and Professional Accomplishments, Service and Achievement, Personal Development, Personality Poise and Projection in Evening Wear, a General Awareness Test and Interview. President, Sunny Hill, stated: “This pageant is not a beauty pageant, with sixty percent of our judging completed prior to the judges even seeing the young women. The American Pageants Organization highlights achievement and promotes confidence in the leaders of tomorrow.”

About the American Pageants Organization:
The Miss Teen of America Scholarship and Recognition Program was founded in 1983 by Mr. Warren Alexander, a former educator and pageant director, and designed to help America’s youth reach their full potential. The scholastically based pageant recognizes young women for their outstanding personal achievements, leadership abilities, and artistic, creative or athletic talents. With no judging focused on beauty or attire, the pageant strives to promote confidence and an Accent on Achievement. In 2017, the Miss Teen of America Organization rebranded as American Pageants to include additional age divisions: Little Miss of America (ages 7-9), Young Miss of America (ages 10-12), Junior Miss of America (ages 13-15), Miss Teen of America (ages 16-18) and Miss of America (ages 19-24). 

To schedule one of our titleholders for an appearance or interview, please contact American Pageants at 952-405-8882 or For more information, please visit our website: