Miss Sensational Pageant is designed to provide an empowering sisterhood for girls and women with disabilities. Program is educational, fun and allows the participants to demonstrate their unique style and talents. Register under Register for a Local pageant.
2021 Maine Pageant
Location - tba
2020 California Virtual Pageant
January 20, 2021
Star of the Sea, San Francisco, CA
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A Therapeutic Pageant for Maine girls and women with disabilities
Portland, ME, June 12, 2016– The first annual Miss Sensational Pageant will take place at Riverton Elementary School (1600 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103) at 2:00 pm, June 18, 2016. It is a therapeutic pageant for girls and women of all ages with disabilities in Maine.
The Miss Sensational Pageant was founded by Katherine Ambrose, MS, OTR/L, an occupational therapist for Portland School District and Ali Clair, Miss Maine USA 2013. It is there goal to create a positive experience through pageantry that focuses on celebrating the abilities and beauty of girls and women with disabilities. Their goals are to equip and empower participants with confidence, life skills, and friendships that will stay with them long after the pageant ends as well as educating the community on disabilities and the importance of acceptance.
Twelve women and girls will participate as contestants this year, each will win a sash and crown.
Miss Sensational Pageant is a program of Crossroads Youth Center a 501c3 non profit youth organization that fosters awareness, social education and teaches tolerance for a safe environment. Crossroads provides a platform to spread awareness on the most crucial issue facing children, youth and teens in today’s society, using research based information and the developmental assets. Their goals for all their programs are to include positive social behaviors such as being Fair, Kindness, Understanding, Acceptance, Caring, Honesty, Courage, Responsibility, Respect, and Compassion. www.cycsaco.org.
2016 Miss Sensational Talent Patty, performed at the Maine Academic Scholarship Pageant's Green Carpet Event in August, wowing the crowd with her Elvis impersonation.