HONORS & AWARDS

HONORS & AWARDS

* Named IJM Minnesota Junior Teen 2020

* Winner of "Face of Ashley Rene's" Model Search

* 1st RU NAM National Photogenic Contest

* Top 12 NAM National Pageant 2019

* NAM Nationals 2019 1st RU Best Thank You; 2nd RU Most Promising Model; 3rd RU Talent, 3rd RU Fashion Model; 4th RU Photogenic; Top 10 in Runway, Casualwear, and Spokesmodel

* Winner - NAM MN Jr. Teen 2019 (Winner - Miss Personality, Most Photogenic, Most Promising Model, Best Thank You, Heart of Service); 1st RU in Spokesmodel, Casual Wear, Actress, Top Model, Runway, & Screentest; 2nd RU in Talent

*2nd RU at National All-American Miss Jr. Teen (national pageant out of 77 contestants)

* Top 10 in NAM National Actress (Jr. Teen)

* 1st RU to NAM MN Jr. Teen 2018 (Winner - Most Photogenic, Top Model, Most Promising Model, Runway, Screentest, Best Thank You, & Most Recommendations); 1st RU in Casual Wear, Actress, Miss Personality, & Heart of Service; 2nd RU in Talent & Spokesmodel; 3rd RU in Talent)  

* Winner of Overall Service & Achievement Award and Overall Informal Photogenic Award (American Pageants Nationals 2017)

* Young Miss of Minnesota 2017

* Miss Pre-Teen Minnesota International 2016

* Semi-finalist in ProEx photo contest

 

CLUBS & GROUPS

 

* PACER National Bullying Prevention

Youth Advisory Board Member (2019-2020)
* Project Purpose (Animal Humane Society)

* Company of Singers 2020 (Totino-Grace Show Choir)

* Cast as Mary - "Mary Poppins" (2019)

* Cast as Becky - "Dear Edwina" (2018)

* "Legally Blonde" The Musical (2017)

* On-air student announcements 2018

* 4th year Student Council member (6th - 9th grade)

* New student tour guide (8th grade)

* Youth in Government (8th grade)

* HS Swim Team (7th grade - current)

* North Suburban Aquatic Club (7 yrs)

* Otto Hollaus Downhill Ski Club (4 yrs)

* Middle School Ski Club (2 years)

* Girl Talk Leadership Group (7th grade)

* Feed My Starving Children volunteer

* Sheridan Story volunteer

 

ACADEMICS & OTHER

* Academic letter winner (dance & swim)

* "A" Honor Roll

* Academic Excellence Award (2016-2019)

* 2019 Presidential Volunteer Service Award

* 2018 Presidential Volunteer Service Award (Gold Level - 100+ hours of service in 2018)

* 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Certificate of Excellence Award winner

MUSIC & MISC

* Totino-Grace Company of Singers Show Choir

* NAM Nationals 2019 3rd RU in Talent

* NAM Nationals 2019 4th RU in "Music Artist of the Year"

* Overall Talent Winner (American Pageants Nationals 2017)

* Guitar (7 years)

* Voice lessons with local recording artist & Cities 97 radio host Keri Noble

* National anthem soloist for 2017 MN International Pageant

* Honors Choir & Orchestra

*Section leader HS choir

HOBBIES & SPORTS

* Member of High School Swim Team (7th grade - current)

* 3x varsity letter winner in 100 Backstroke

* Competitive swimmer (8 years)

* Mounds View HS Viewettes Dance Team

* Dance (6 years - tap/ballet/lyrical/jazz)

* Riding lessons at Hardwood Creek Farm

* Downhill skiing

* Basketball, Volleyball, and Soccer leagues

* Tennis & Golf lessons

* Star Wars enthusiast

 

PET ADOPTION AWARENESS & EDUCATION

* 2020 Secondhand Hounds pet supply donation drive

* Underdog Rescue silent auction donation drive

* 2020 AHS Walk for Animals participant (raised $1500 in donations and attained Walk Star status)

* AHS Whisker Whirl Gala ambassador (2020)

* Coco's Heart Doggie Days 5k Kids Korner volunteer (2019)

* Underdog Rescue Biscuits & Blooms volunteer ambassador (2019)

* 2019 AHS Walk for Animals participant (raised $1065 in donations and attained Walk Star status)

* AHS Whisker Whirl Gala ambassador (2019)

* AHS Project Purpose volunteer (spring 2019)

* AHS Project Purpose volunteer (fall 2018)

* Underdog Rescue Biscuits & Blooms puppy pen volunteer (2018)

* 2018 AHS Walk for Animals participant (raised $500 in donations)

* AHS Animal Investigators Program (2018)

* AHS Project Purpose volunteer (spring 2018)

* AHS Whisker Whirl Gala ambassador (2018)

* Secondhand Hounds Dogs & Designs Fashion Show volunteer (2017)

* Underdog Rescue Biscuits & Blooms puppy pen volunteer (2017)

* Chuck & Don's pet store grand opening ambassador (2017)

* AHS Whisker Whirl Gala fashion show (2017)

* 2017 AHS Walk for Animals participant (raised $750 in donations)

* Underdog Rescue Biscuits & Brews dog treat sales volunteer (2016)

* Collected and donated pet beds for donation to local shelters (2016)

* 2016 AHS Walk for Animals participant (raised $750 in donations and attained Top Walker status)

* Psycho Suzi's Puppy Pageant volunteer (2016)

* Adopted Bear at the age of 13 and Sam at the age of 7 from the Animal Humane Society (senior dogs are the BEST!)

© Ava Ernst 2020

Pageant website:

www.namiss.com

Book an appearance: 

mrsminnesota2006@mac.com