The First State Academy of Dance, Milford, DE, is proud to announce that their own dance student, Victoria Brown-O’Brien was crowned Miss Delaware’s Outstanding Teen, 2011. On Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Cape Henlopen High School Theatre where 12 contestants from across the state were competing for more than $8,000 in scholarships with hopes to become the next Miss Delaware’s Outstanding Teen 2011.
Victoria attends Caesar Rodney High School where she is a sophomore. She performed a Ballet en Pointe to La Esmeralda an Esmeralda variation for her talent, coached by her dance teachers, Michele Xiques and Val Goncharov, where she stole the judges hearts.
During her year of service, Victoria will be promoting her platform, “Get Up and Dance,” which encourages education and creative movement to help youth become more physically active, health conscious, and gain a more positive self image.
You can catch numerous performances of her with the First State Academy of Dance at the American Heart Association Heartball, Sheraton, Dover, March 19th, Diamond Dance Company, Riverfront Theatre, “Peter and the Wolf & Firebird”, Milford, April 3rd, 2 pm and the Delaware Dance Alliance, “Twilight Ballet”, Schwartz Center, Dover, May 12th, 7 pm.
The Miss Delaware’s Outstanding Teen Pageant is a part of the Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization. The not-for-profit organizations are official state preliminaries for the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant and the Miss America Pageant, respectively, and are scholarship-based programs.