Behind the Crown: Madison Dimaio

AGE: 14

National Photogenic Model of the Year East Coast USA

HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU STARTED DOING PAGEANTS? IN 2013, I STARTED FIRST WITH TAKE 6 and then it proceeded from there. I was 9 turning 10.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART ABOUT DOING PAGEANTS? My favorite part of doing pageants is all the friends I made and the confidence you have given me over the years.

Describe your Feeling /Reaction at your crowning moment: I was completely taken over with excitement and Honor I was chosen for this title. I strive to become a better person because of it.

If there was one piece of advice you could give to someone just starting out in the pageants what would it be? I would tell you to be yourself when you get on that stage and hold your head high no matter what happens , if you mess up or trip or get scared. SMILE and continue to walk with your head high, let them see your true self and beauty you possess.

One word that describes you would be? COMPASSIONATE

WHAT do you like to do in your spare time? In my spare time I love to do art, cook, dance and go to my karate classes. I also donate my time for community service or attend a charity event. I love helping others.

If you could have one super power what would it be and why??
Oh my a superpower I would love to have would be to Freeze people when I Witness them being bully, and keep them frozen until they learn how it feels to hurt another person physically and mentally.

What is your favorite movie? BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

WHAT IS YOUR ASPIRATION FOR THE FUTURE ?- I want to be a DANCE teacher for special needs children – letting them know how special they are.