MEET THE OWNER.
Allison is the owner of Shining Star Pageant Coaching. She has competed in pageants for 26 years! She is a graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics/ Applied Nutrition. In the past she has worked as a dietitian and NASM certified personal trainer. Allison was also a professional dancer in the AHL as a Cleveland Monsters Hockey Girl for 3 years. She is a celebrity makeup artist with her business Allison Kaye Glam alongside running her other businesses; Shining Star Pageant and "Snyder Sold It" as a licensed Real Estate Agent. She resides in both Cleveland, Ohio and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Allison has been coaching girls for 12 years but officially opened Shining Star Pageant Coaching as a registered business in 2013. Allison has clients with countless local, state, national and international titles because of her coaching expertise. She has had a wide variety of pageant experience at local, state, national/ international levels from competing herself, judging, and coaching girls to win at those levels. She is a former writer for the Pageant Planet- an internationally known top pageant business/ resource site. Allison has the experience and knowledge you need to succeed in your next pageant when it comes to working on interview, modeling, talent, onstage questions, onstage introductions, lifestyle and fitness or whatever phases of competition your pageant requires!
MEET THE team.
Destiny is currently a college student studying to become a news reporter residing in New York City. Competing in pageants for 8 years, some of her most notable titles include; National American Miss New York 2023, International United Miss Teen 2019, National American Miss New York Junior Teen 2016, National American Miss New York Teen 2021. Destiny has also had notable placements at International/ National level pageants such as 1st Runner Up NAM All-American Teen 2020, Top 10 NAM National Teen 2021, and 2nd Runner Up Royal International Miss Junior Teen 2018. With a specialty in speaking, Destiny has had multiple perfect scores in interview and introduction. She recently had the highest/perfect score for the NAM Teen division in 2021. Destiny works as an interview coach, modeling coach, wardrobe/styling consultant, and introduction coach.
Interview coach, modeling coach, wardrobe/styling consulting, and platform development.
Interview coach, political/ current event specialist, platform development.
Megan is a graduate student studying to become a bilingual speech pathologist. In just 3 1/2 years, Megan earned two Bachelors degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Spanish. She will apply her knowledge to clinical practice in the medical field as she progresses through continuing education. Competing in pageants for the past 5 years, Megan has earned titles and placements on the national, state, and local level including; 2021 Outstanding American Miss, 2019 Teen Miss McHenry County, 4th Runner Up at Miss Wisconsin USA 2022, and Top 10 at Miss Illinois USA 2021. As a model signed with three agencies, Megan travels the country doing print, runway, commercial, and trade show modeling. She has modeled products for Amazon, acted in music videos, been the face of campaigns for bridal boutiques, and walked the runway in designer couture gowns. With a passion for promoting beauty and brains, Megan works as an interview coach, modeling coach, introduction coach, and wardrobe/styling consultant.
Sami is no stranger to the pageant world, having held National, State, and Local titles since the age of 10. Most recently, Sami was 1st runner up at Royal International Miss, and American Royal Beauties National Miss 2020. Coaching girls since the age of 15, Sami has helped competitors in NAM, IUM, PURE, UNM, Cinderella and more. With an extensive background in theatre, Sami has always shined in interview and modeling. Her services include: modeling, talent choreography and coaching, acting, interview, introductions, and paperwork. Outside of pageantry, she has a BFA in Acting from one of the top ten programs in the world: Point Park University.
Interview coach, modeling coach, platform development, introduction coach.