The International Junior Miss Scholarship Program (IJM) crowned their 2015 royalty on Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Miss Puerto Rico IJM Princess, Abigail Mikayla Aleman of Milford, DE was crowned the 2015 International Junior Miss Princess.
“Being crowned International Junior Miss Princess was a dream come true,” said Abigail. “I was able to represent my heritage during this week long competition, made new friends and great memories. I have prepared myself and worked really hard during the past three years for this moment. It was emotional and I felt so much happiness. Truly the greatest experience”
Abigail is a Second Grader attending Lulu Ross Elementary School. She is fluent in English and Spanish. She loves to read, write, draw, color, model, act, sing and dance. Abigail has participated in pageants with various organizations in the last three years. Recently, she made her theater debut in the musical Cinderella’s Glass Slipper at the Riverfront Theater home of Second Street Players, where she acted and used her vocal skills. She continues to share her talent on that stage. Most of all, she loves to volunteer her time to help the Ronald McDonald House and other organizations. Abigail is not only an articulate and dynamic young lady, but she also has a heart of gold. Abigail is the founder of Abby’s Angels, an organization focusing on helping children in need.
As a titleholder, Abigail will be representing the International Junior Miss Scholarship program traveling around the United States and internationally. Her International trip to London and Paris is scheduled for this October. Abigail will also be traveling to the different state pageants and helping with all activities there.
“I will also be involved with several organizations locally doing community service,” said Abigail. “I am very excited about the year ahead.”
The 2015 International Junior Miss Pageant featured contestants from all 50 states, Australia, Canada and the Bahamas. Contestants were judged in three Categories: fun fashion, evening gown and interview. Over the past 7 years, the International Junior Miss Scholarship Program has been helping young girls and women, set and achieve personal goals! Crown, Community and Confidence are the 3 C’s they use to encourage the young ladies in the program to be themselves and take time to serve others in their community!