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South Fulton’s Damacia Howard Crowned National American Miss National Teen

South Fulton resident Damacia Howard was recently crowned the 2021-2022 National American Miss (NAM) Teen at the 2021 I am Pageant Powerhouse Convention. The event was held in Orlando, Fla. on Sunday, November 28. Howard competed against 35 teens from across the U.S., and received a prize package which included a $5,000 scholarship.

Howard, age 18, is the daughter of James and Regina Howard. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of both Georgia Cyber Academy and Georgia Military College. She is currently a first-year honors student at Georgia State University.

She’s received multiple honors and awards, including being named an Outstanding Georgia Citizen. She has also been presented multiple proclamations from Union City, Ga. and South Fulton, Ga.

As the newly crowned National Teen, Howard will serve as a National Role Model. Her duties will include traveling nationally and locally to make appearances, speaking to students in schools, serving her local community, and serving internationally by continuing her work with Books for Africa.

The National American Miss Pageants awards 1.5 Million dollars in cash, scholarships, and prizes annually to recognize and assist the development of young women nationwide. Participants at the national level compete in the categories of community service, resume building, personal interview, public speaking and presentation in formal wear.

Photo: Damacia Howard, 2021-2022 National American Miss Teen

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