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Crossroads partners with the American Women Pageants and sends state titleholders to the International AWOS or YAWOS. AWP provides a pageant experience for ladies of ages 1 month-100 years old. 

Visit our social media pages for more information on each pageant. All participants or legal guardian must  read and fill out this form to participate. 

Meet the Staff: 

Regional Directors information can be found on individual pages: 

Deb Landry is the president, founder, and executive director of Crossroads, Bryson Taylor Inc., PIA, and is a bestselling, award-winning children's author. With over 40 years of experience in business administration, management, coaching, consulting, and publishing, Deb specializes in operational and organization management and holds certifications in parent coaching, wedding planning, event planning and design, professional image, and etiquette consulting. 

As a coach, she specializes in social awareness behaviors, personal growth, professional development, and character education, focusing on developmental education to raise resilient and respectful youth. Over the past 17 years, she has added extensive pageant coaching experience. 

Deb was recently honored as the 2015 and 2016  top 5 Best in the US by Pageant Planet, which included 5th in 2015 and #2 in 2016 for best pageant director and the #2 State Pageant in the US two years in a row.  She was named on of the top 20 Women in Maine in 2020 and is the co-owner of the American Women Pageant system. For a full bio, visit, Facebook, or contact her at​​​​​​​


Michele Libby, Program Director of Maine Academic Scholarship Pageant has been involved with pageantry for more than 20 years. She competed locally through her school years and has been a pageant mom for the past 13 years as her daughter entered the world of pageantry. Professionally she served in the banking and financial field for the past 14 years as a Customer Service Associate, Electronic Services Specialist, and Financial Services Specialist. She recently decided on a career change to focus her time on her children, their sports interests, and her passion for becoming an image pageant consultant. Michele is the pageant director for the Miss Fourth of July Pageant in Jonesport and a MASP local director. She lives in Jonesport with her husband Glenn and two children, Skyla and Garrett. Her daughter Skyla has been involved in pageantry since the age of 1 and held many local and state titles, including Little Miss Fourth of July, Jr. Miss Beals, Jr. Miss Blueberry Festival Queen, Maine Princess, New Hampshire Jr. High 2014, Maine Jr. High 2015, Penobscot Valley Jr. Teen 2016, Acadia Jr. Teen 2017, Miss Downeast Maine Jr. Teen 2017 to mention a few. Michele has experience in many aspects of pageantry, both locally and nationally, as a director, mom, and consultant. She has a strong passion for community involvement and has instilled in her children the importance of building character while helping others in need. That is evident as her daughter currently holds 10 service awards from the past 3 years.

Michele is available to work with you and build your confidence, pageant skills, and community service portfolio, whether for your local, state, or national pageant.



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for more information on our international pageant visit the websites at

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