Carmel Valley student a State Finalist in National American Miss California Pageant


Carmel Del Mar Elementary School student Bailey Grennan, 8, has been selected as a State Finalist in the National American Miss California Junior Pre-Teen Pageant.

The pageant will be held from June 27-29 at the Hilton in Costa Mesa, Calif. The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions. Bailey will be participating in the 7-9 age division, along with other contestants from California.

The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses and air transportation to compete in the National Pageant in California where she will receive a complimentary tour of Hollywood and two VIP tickets to Disneyland.

The National American Miss pageants are dedicated to “celebrating America’s future leaders and equipping them with life-long skills.” All activities and competitions “are kept age appropriate.” Emphasis is put on “the importance of developing self confidence, learning good sportsmanship, as well as setting and achieving personal goals.”

Bailey’s activities include soccer, dancing and skiing. She also enjoys music and singing. Bailey is a member of the Art Club and Zoo Crew at Carmel Del Mar.