Miss Greater Richmond Michaela Sigmon was crowned Miss Virginia 2016 on June 25th. She will have the opportunity to represent her state at Miss America 2017 later this year. The 2017 Miss America Pageant will be held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Sunday, September 11, 2016.
Who is Michaela Sigmon ?
She is a resident and native of Virginia. Dancing since the age of 4, Michaela loves performing and being on stage. One of her greatest joys is using her talent of dance to make people smile. At the age of 16, she was honored to be invited to join a professional dance company, Master Works Touring Company. She has had the opportunity to dance in Israel, Time Square, and as summer entertainment for Beach Street in Virginia Beach.
With a desire to one day become a Sportscaster she is working towards her BA in Broadcast Journalism at Old Dominion University. Her passion for dance has led to her minor in Dance and Performing Arts.
Michaela’s motto has always been “the greatest blessing is to be a blessing”. This motto led her to understand the importance of service from a young age, and led to the creation of her platform “Making it Matter”. With her passion for dance, feeding the hungry, and her love for people, Michaela is leading by example and hoping to help others to follow.