Miss Nationwide 2019-20
Platform Issue: It Shouldn’t Be “Trichy”
- Age: 25
- Hometown: Groveport, Ohio
- College Major: Masters of Education in Exercise Physiology from Fairmont State University – Fairmont, West Virginia (Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Davis & Elkins College – Elkins, West Virginia)
- Scholastic Ambition: To achieve a career in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. .
- If I am crowned Miss Nationwide: I will work to destigmatize mental health/mental illness by opening up the conversation around mental health, sharing my personal stories, and encouraging others to open up and share their experiences with mental health and illness.
- Bio: Ava Collar enjoys painting, arts and crafts, weightlifting, yoga and music in her spare time. She also devotes her time and talents to numerous professional and charitable organizations. Ava has participated and worked the Cupcake Festival assisting in raising nearly $10,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals; has gathered and donated almost 70 pounds of pet food to needed pets in Columbus; volunteered at soup kitchens and homeless shelters and advocating for equality in the work place regarding mental health and disabilities, teaching self acceptance and raising awareness around mental health.
- Website: www.MissNationwide.com
- Facebook: Miss Nationwide
- Instagram: avamorie
2019 Royal Court
Miss Nationwide 2019: Ava Collar, Ohio
1st Runner Up: Shannon McLachlan, Washington
2nd Runner Up: Danielle Herset, North Carolina
3rd Runner Up: Chloe Zintz, Iowa
People’s Choice Winner: Chloe Zintz, Iowa
Congeniality Winner: Danielle Herset, North Carolina
Photogenic Winner: Chloe Zintz, Iowa
Kerry Damiano Style Award: Danielle Herset, North Carolina
State Costume Award: Mary Harrison (Ms.), California
Interview Platform Presentation Award: Angela Harwell (Ms.), Florida
Interview Award: Angela Harwell (Ms.), Florida
On Stage Platform Statement Award: Angela Harwell (Ms.), Florida
On Stage Interview Award: Angela Harwell (Ms.), Florida
Personal Style & Expression Award: Angela Harwell (Ms.), Florida
Elegance in Evening Gown Award: Angela Harwell (Ms.), Florida
You can contact Miss Nationwide 2019-20, Ava Collar directly via Email!