The next contestant featured in our series, “The Road to Miss America,” is Miss Washington, Alicia Nicole Cooper.
Hometown: Vancouver, Washington
Platform Issue: Live on Purpose: Defining Your Legacy
Talent: Tap Dance
Education: Studying Social Science at Washington State University Vancouver; Clark College
Scholastic Ambition: Obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, specializing in Personnel Psychology/ Human Resources, with a Professional Sales Certificate, and a minor in Psychology
Scholastic Honors: Member of Washington State University Vancouver HR Society; Recipient of the Clark College Foundation Scholarship; Leader of Skyview High School Advanced Marketing program 2010-2011
My Defining Moment: At the age of 17, I made the decision to fund my college education. The Miss America Organization has provided me with scholarship opportunities to bring my goal to fruition.
Greatest Non-Academic Achievement: Being nationally recognized as one of the top 50 real estate teams in the nation for Real Living Real Estate.
From a very young age I have dreamed of being on the Miss America stage. Over the years I have grown as a young woman through my involvement with this program. The history of this organization gives me the platform to promote the importance of defining one’s personal legacy. I plan to continue encouraging young women across our nation to get involved and experience how life changing this program is. Between my involvement with this organization and my experience as a businesswoman, I am ready to work as your Miss America 2017.