Meet Asheville’s Latest All Stars: Sophia & Marin! 2024 Spotlight Profiles

Hey there, Fabulous Folks from the Miss North Carolina Organization Community!

We’re thrilled to bring to you two exceptional new profiles from the Miss Asheville / Blue Ridge Valley / Carolina Foothills Organization. Let’s welcome Sophia Kellstrom, Miss Asheville 2024, and Marin Beesley, Miss Asheville’s Teen 2024! These inspiring young women are more than just their talents; they are community leaders dedicated to making a difference and sharing their stories.

Miss Asheville 2024

Sophia Kellstrom

What's special?

Sophia is a vibrant vocalist and a Musical Theater graduate from UNCC, now expanding her expertise at Harvard Business School Online. With a dream to become a leader in sports production, she has also devoted her life to her community service initiative "Make A Change." From fundraising to authoring a children’s book, Sophia’s dedication has touched lives across 12 countries. Did we mention she’s an iced coffee aficionado and thrift shopping guru?

Asheville’s Teen 2024

Marin Beesley

What's fascinating?

Marin brings her powerful narrative through HERStory, aiming to inspire as she aspires to be a labor and delivery travel nurse. With her initiative "Stronger Together, Pink Forever," Marin is deeply committed to promoting early detection of breast cancer, inspired by her own family’s experiences. A seasoned lacrosse player and archery enthusiast, Marin also knows the value of staying active and connected.

These incredible young women are redefining what it means to be community leaders and role models. They are not just titleholders; they are catalysts for change and inspiration. Ready to learn more about these phenomenal personalities? Dive into their stories, dreams, and unique adventures by clicking here. Trust us, you won’t want to miss these remarkable profiles!

Let’s support these amazing individuals as they light up the stage with their passion and commitment. Don’t forget to spread the word and share their stories with your friends, family, and your entire social network.

Stay tuned for more exciting updates and incredible stories from our exceptional Miss North Carolina Class of 2024!

About the Miss North Carolina Organization

As an official state preliminary associated with the Miss America Organization, the Miss North Carolina Organization (MNCO) is a part of the largest scholarship providing organization for women in the world. Promoting an emphasis on academics and communication skills, the MNCO is considered a launching pad for young women to further their academic and career goals. Taylor Loyd currently serves as Miss North Carolina 2023. Hanley House, crowned Miss North Carolina’s Teen 2023, became the first teen from North Carolina to win the national title as Miss America’s Teen 2024. Annika Schneider has been crowned by House and now serves as Miss North Carolina’s Teen 2023. For more information about volunteering or competing, please visit

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