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Jackie Watson is the founder and executive director of a nationally recognized scholarship pageant organization, USA National Miss. She is an award-winning director and author of Winning the Crown.
Jackie is a first generation American, born the daughter of parents who immigrated from Cuba fleeing the communist regime in the late 1960's.  Growing up in a multi-lingual household, Jackie developed a love of words and languages, and is fluent in Spanish, English and French. Despite not completing her bachelor's degree due to the death of her father, through hard work and dedication she was able to achieve her lifelong dream of becoming a news reporter. 
As a professional journalist, she has written for many newspapers, magazines and online publications, as well as having been on assignment for two national press organizations: Associated Press and Baptist Press.
Her devotion to building a scholarship program that empowers young women and provide them with college scholarships has been recognized extensively by many organizations.
Jackie has been the recipient of the Leading Ladies Spirit of Excellence Award, and the Prestige Director Award presented by the Prestige Pageantry Awards organization. In addition, she was awarded the #1 Best Director in America accolade from The Pageant Planet, and was recognized as one of the Top 5 Best Directors in pageantry by American Model and Pageant Magazine. 
Jackie is proud to have been a stay at home mom while her two children, Kayla and Jacob, were young. Home and family is where her heart is, and she is happily married to her husband Kyle. Her family of six, which includes her two fur babies Lilly and Toby, is her first love and priority. As a devout Christian, Jackie enjoys encouraging young women with words of positivity and kindness.

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Winning The Crown


Pageant newbies and veterans alike will enjoy the journey of pageantry through the eyes of this highly acclaimed national pageant director, who divulges insider tips and insight into the makings of a queen. Through humor and inspiration, you will learn what to do, what not to do, how to navigate your pageant journey and what the driving force is behind USA National Miss, and the woman behind the crown. Sprinkled with information and motivation, pageant enthusiasts will be inspired to redirect their compass and embark on a pageant journey that successfully arrives at the final destination, the national crown. 
Jackie B. Watson is the founder and executive director of the USA National Miss Scholarship Pageant, one of America's most prestigious and fastest growing pageant systems. As an industry leader, she has taken her inspiration and dreams and molded them into a prominent and successful business that inspires and empowers women and young ladies across the nation. Her mantra of positive pageantry and her visionary leadership has resulted in high honors, including being ranked as a Top 5 Best National Director in America for the last two years by The Pageant Planet, earning the number one spot in 2014. She was the recipient of the 2015 Prestige Director Award at the Prestige Pageantry Awards show, was named as a Top 5 best national director by American Pageant Magazine, and has been honored for her work with young women by numerous organizations.


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ISBN: 978-1533131713
Published: 2016
Probably First Edition
First Published: 2016

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 17 June, 2016.