La Junta Girl Qualifies for National American Miss Pageant

Description: Audrey Leitner of La Junta recently placed at the state National American Miss Pageant in Scottsdale Arizona.

Published: 08/02/2022
Byline: SecoNews

Local Girl Earns State Title with National American Miss

Audrey Leitner, 14-years-old, from La Junta, CO competed at her state National American Miss pageant in Scottsdale, AZ on July 22-24. She competed for the overall title of state Queen as well as in the optional competitions of talent, casual wear, photogenic, top model, dream model, fun fitness, and resumé. She was the runner up in almost every optional competition and was 3rd runner up overall.

Audrey qualifies to compete at nationals in Orlando, FL on Nov. 18th-26th as a queen’s court competitor for getting 3rd runner up. She will be competing for the title of National All-American Miss and will be competing against hundreds of girls from across the country.

Audrey is looking for sponsorship to assist her with the cost of registering and traveling to be able to compete. If you would like to sponsor her, please reach out to her mom, Veronica Leitner, at 719-204-6379 or They would appreciate any help to get her to nationals.

National American Miss is the largest, as well as one of the most popular and most prestigious, pageant systems in the world. National American Miss is dedicated to encouraging America’s future leaders and equipping them with valuable life skills. Their pageant believes in the natural beauty of the child, so they are not allowed to wear makeup before 12-years-old and only age-appropriate makeup after that.

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