Emily Tinsman - Miss Iowa 2019

Emily attends Drake University where she studies music education. She is also a student teacher and show choir director/choreographer at Norwalk Middle School. Read More …

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Meet Miss Iowa

Hometown: Bettendorf, Iowa
Age:
22
Education: Drake University, Senior, Bachelor of Music Education Bettendorf High School
Social Impact Initiative:
 TEMPOS: Teaching and Encouraging Music Participation in Our Schools
Scholastic/Career Ambition:
 Obtain a Master’s in Music Education
Scholastic Honors:
Drake University’s Dean’s List; Presidential Scholarship; Salutatorian- Bettendorf HS

Leadership Roles: Show choir- dance captain; marching band and choir- section leader; Sigma Alpha Iota- Vice-President of Ritual and co-chair of philanthropy; Haven After School Program and Boys and Girls Club - pop choir director; NAfME and ACDA student chapters- president; Drake University Dance Marathon- dancer relations chair

Accomplishments:
Music Scholarship at Drake University; Kathleen Davidson Award Recipient; Drake University’s School of Education Service Award; Winner of the National Choral Award

Interesting Facts: I was selected to perform in the International Lyric Academy’s production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” in Italy.; I was invited to Caitlyn Jenner’s Democratic Debate Watch Party and appeared on the TV show “I Am Cait”.

To learn more about Emily or the Miss Iowa Scholarship Program, visit www.missiowa.com. To Book Emily for an appearance, email businessmanager@missiowa.com.

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WHAT IS THE MISS IOWA COMPETITION LIKE?
♦  Miss Iowa Competition - Preliminary Night Scoring:

    35% Private Interview
    15% On-stage Interview/Social Impact Pitch
    35% Talent
    15% Red Carpet (Evening Wear)
♦  Miss Iowa Competition - Final Night Scoring:

    40% Composite Score
    10% On-stage Interview
    35% Talent
    15% Red Carpet (Evening Wear)
    Final Conversation/Final Ballot for Top 5
♦  Each contestant must have a Platform that has relevance in her community or society at large and about which she deeply cares.
♦  A Miss Iowa contestant must be between the ages of 18 and 25 years old.
♦  Miss Iowa wins $10,000+ in cash scholarships!
♦  Email marketing@missiowa.com for more information on how YOU can compete today!

Miss Iowa's Outstanding Teen

 

Caitlin Crome Miss Greater Des Moines' Outstanding Teen, won the title of Miss Iowa’s Outstanding Teen 2019.

Caitlin attends Pleasant Valley High School in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Some interesting facts about her:  She loves to explore! She looks forward to being able to travel to new places, and experience new environments. She and her family love to try new foods and experience new cultures during their travels. One of her favorite foods is crab cakes and shark, even though she does not like seafood. Her all time favorite place to have visited is Aruba. The culture, people, climate, and the beauty of the country made it her most amazing destination. Who wouldn't want to jump off of a cliff into an underwater cave?

Would you like to book Caitlin to speak or perform at your event?

Email businessmanager@missiowa.com.

What is the Miss Iowa competition like?

♦  Interview for 25% of the total points.
♦  Talent
accounts for 30%.
♦  Lifestyle and Fitness
accounts for 10%.
♦  Evening Wear
accounts for 15%.
♦  On-Stage Question accounts for 20%
♦  Each contestant must have a Platform that has relevance in her community or society at large and about which she deeply cares.
♦  A Miss Iowa contestant must be between the ages of 18 and 25 years old.
♦  Miss Iowa wins $10,000+ in cash scholarships!
♦  Email marketing@missiowa.com for more information on how YOU can compete today!
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