Meet Dunn’s Latest Dynamos: Katie & Ella! 2024 Spotlight Profiles

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

We’re thrilled to introduce two incredible additions to our website from the Miss Spivey’s Corner / Dunn Organization. Join us in welcoming Katie Brown, Miss Dunn 2024, and Ella Marks, Miss Dunn’s Teen 2024, to the Class of 2024. These exceptional individuals have demonstrated immense talent and dedication, and they are poised to make significant contributions to our community. Join us in welcoming Katie and Ella as they embark on a year filled with potential, promise, and impactful initiatives!

Miss Dunn 2024

Katie Brown

What's special?

Katie is not only a talented vocalist but also a dedicated Director at Stoney Creek Child Care Center. With her roots in Fremont, NC, Katie has journeyed back to Wayne Community College to pursue an Early Childhood Education program, planning to further enhance her career in child education. Her initiative, "End the Silence," focuses on opening discussions about mental health among young children. Katie’s adventurous spirit has taken her from ziplining over crocodiles to performing on cruise ships, though she admits to being terrified of riding a bike!

Dunn’s Teen 2024

Ella Marks

What's fascinating?

Ella, showcasing her skills in American Sign Language, is a freshman with high aspirations for a career in journalism. Based in Wilson, NC, she’s already making strides as a freshman at Hunt High School and has dreams of attending Clemson University. Her CSI, "Educate and Elevate: The Power of Inclusion," aims to foster literacy and acceptance among students. When she's not studying or advocating, Ella coaches youth basketball, plays varsity tennis, and loves exploring her community.

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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