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ABOUT 

ABOUT BQG

Beauty Queens Galore (BQG), is the cornerstone for all things pageantry. We are a leading pageant resource brand in the industry. Our team of researchers and contributors keeps the brand current and up to date on industry-leading trends, fashion, and styling. We lend ourselves to be the all-inclusive voice of the industry and all it entails. At BQG, we believe in the representation of all, as there is beauty in the soul of us all.

 

 

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Miss Universe 2023, Sheynnis Palacios

Photographer: Betho Jemeneth

OUR MISSION

It is our mission to be the platform for dialogue of all things pageantry and to celebrate the beauty of all walks. We serve as not only a tool for pageant contestants but also as the source of industry standards for all creatives. We are committed to embracing beauty across its entire spectrum and contributing to building a positive perspective of pageantry with inclusion, positive narratives, and the reinforcement of positive self-reflection. Operating in the pageant and beauty industry comes with many benefits of self-discovery and critical networking. With BQG, you have access to your future dream team all at your fingertips. Stay connected with Beauty Queens Galore, The Pageant Resource!

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Meet Our Owner

I'm Kennedy, founder of Beauty Queens Galore. I created BQG during my reign as Miss Alabama Earth USA 2020. In competing for the title of Miss Earth USA, I took home the title of Miss Earth USA Fire 2021. This was the highlight of my life.
Through competing, I have learned the do's and don'ts of the pageant world, the importance of finding and owning confidence, the power of networking, and so much more. My philosophy of life is, "knowledge is power." Let Beauty Queens Galore, The Pageant Resource, guide you to the knowledge you need to succeed in the pageant industry!

Kennedy Thomas 

Hi, nice to meet you!

Meet Our Hosts

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Vera Morris

Vera Morris resides in Cary, North Carolina. She is a Consultant at Yardi Systems, Inc., and a Professional Model with Marilyn’s Agency and MMG, New York City. Vera is the Host & Spokesperson for Smooth Jazz at the Improv, Raleigh, NC.
 
Vera received her Associates of Arts degree from Peace College in Raleigh, North Carolina, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication, from the University of Georgia.

After losing a family member, and other friends to breast cancer, in 2015, Vera became an Ambassador for Susan G. Komen. She was an Honorary Chairperson for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Charlotte NC. She also is an Ambassador for Pretty In Pink Foundation, Raleigh, NC, and a Certified Community Ambassador for National Breast Cancer Foundation. Vera is the Founder of Treasure Your Chest Inc. which was created to provide funding to help uninsured women get a mammogram. She also started the “Treasure Your Chest” blog in 2021, that features stories from women and men impacted by breast cancer. She was the recipient of the 2023 Heartfelt Fashion Host of the Year Award, Charlotte, NC. She was selected as one of the 2024 CORE 100 Women of Impact & Influence by CORE Magazine. She recently graced the cover of May’s Glam Week London Magazine. Vera is a former Miss North Carolina USA 1998 and was awarded Miss Congeniality at the televised Miss USA 1998 pageant. Vera competed in Round Rock, TX in September 2022, where she won the prestigious title of Ms. United World 2023. She is now the United World Pageants International Queens and Delegates Coordinator. Vera’s motto is to “Let your faith be bigger than your fears.” Never give up on your dreams!

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Molly Casey

Molly Casey is a public relations professional by trade, an interview coach by experience, and a pageant girl at heart. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Broadcast Journalism and Production from Chapman University and her Master of Arts in Communication Management from the University of Denver. Molly is the owner of MC MEDIA LLC and works with organizations across the country to promote community resiliency and minority-owned or focused businesses.
 
Molly began competing in pageants in 2010 and has earned multiple high-point interview awards, received over $400,000 in scholarships and scholarship offers, and has served as an international tourism ambassador. Molly earned the title of Miss Colorado's Outstanding Teen in 2012, Queen Colleen 2022, and various other titles. Her love of interviewing blossomed thanks to pageantry, which played a major role in pursing a career in journalism and public relations.
In her free time, you can find Molly on the Western Slope of Colorado volunteering for various organizations or spending time with her family.
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Elizabeth Frisk

Elizabeth E. Frisk began her pageant journey in 2020 while living abroad in her mothers home country of Panama. During her time in the industry she’s represented both the United States and Panama. Though certified in the studies of culinary arts, Elizabeth is now earning a degree in business management. In her free time, Elizabeth is a avid vegetable and flower gardener, and a certified artisan for the traditional art of “Tembleques”. Her experience in pageantry and as a BQG host has grown both her communication skills and confidence as she builds towards her career in the hospitality industry and one day opening her own restaurant.

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Taylor Martin

Taylor Martin is a multimedia journalist and television host in Augusta, GA. She joined the Beauty Queens Galore team as a host in 2021. Taylor is a previous titleholder for USA National Miss and loves to continue being heavily invested in the pageant world as a BQG host, judge, and contestant. In her free time she enjoys working out, trying new recipes, and watching her favorite YouTubers. Being on the Beauty Queens Galore team is something she holds dear to her heart and she’s elated to be a part such an empowering platform within the pageant industry.

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