Area Teen Competes in America's Junior Miss Pageant

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In mobile Alabama a dream came true for one local girl. Nina Vasan of Vienna is a contestant at America’s Junior Miss National Finals.

The Harvard University student has already won some scholarship monies by winning the local and state competitions.

The contestants are judged on scholastics, talent, fitness, poise and an interview.

Vasan is in good company as former junior miss participants have included Diane Sawyer, Kim Bassinger, and Debra Messing.

She won in four areas, including overall scholastics competition, worth a $10,000 scholarship award.