Breanna McGinnis, the daughter of Chris and Marcia McGinnis, has earned the opportunity to attend  the National American Miss Pageant through her successfully scored events, state ambassador and casual wear modeling.

Breanna McGinnis, the daughter of Chris and Marcia McGinnis, has earned the opportunity to attend  the National American Miss Pageant through her successfully scored events, state ambassador and casual wear modeling.

Breanna will represent the state of Missouri in the pageant, which will be held Thanksgiving week in Anaheim, Calif. She will have the opportunity to win her share of more than $500,000 in cash and prizes. The pageant program is based on inner beauty, as well as poise and presentation, and offers an “All American Spirit” of fun for family and friends. Emphasis is placed on the importance of gaining self-confidence, learning new skills, learning good attitudes about competition, and setting and achieving personal goals.

Breanna has also received trophies in a photogenic competition, Spirit of America and advertising.