18-year-old Newtown, PA native Camille Schrier captured the title of Miss USA Ambassador Teen 2013 at the national pageant competition held on August 4th at the Innisbrook Resort in Tampa, Florida. The contestants were scored in four categories. An individual interview with judges comprised 35% of the score, onstage chat 15%, with evening gown 25% and fashion wear 25% as the remaining categories scored to determine the winner. In addition to the national title, Camille won the optional competitions in the categories of Natural Photogenic, Glamour Photogenic, and Runway modeling. She was also named as the 1st Runner up for Community Service.
Camille Schrier of Newtown, PA was crowned National USA Ambassador Teen 2013
“The USA Ambassador system is a charity driven organization with a mission to promote success through leadership, integrity, character and confidence,” says Ms. Schrier, “and pageantry is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in important life skills such as being interviewed and presenting yourself with poise and confidence in a business setting.” Exemplifying the mission of the USA Ambassador system, Camille is a June 2013 high honors graduate of The Hun School of Princeton where she enjoyed the challenges of an academically rigorous curriculum, and at commencement was honored with the prestigious Robert Strianese Memorial Award. She was also named to the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Prep All Academic Team for excellence in academics and track, and further achieved the President’s Award for Educational Excellence for outstanding academic excellence. Camille will matriculate this fall to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to pursue a degree in chemical engineering. Camille served as President of the Student Government, President of the Young Alumni Association, Captain of the Track & Field team, Leader for Girls Learn International, Lead Guide for the Red Shield Society, and has been a member of the varsity field hockey and swimming teams. Outside of school, Camille serves her community as a volunteer for the Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter, has been a certified American Red Cross lifeguard, and enjoys equestrian sports, photography, gardening and participating in the Middletown Grange Fair. She is saving money for college through her work as a part time administrative assistant for a local business.
Afflicted with a mild form of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Camille works to raise awareness of this genetic collagen disorder through both appearances and her website at www.camillschrier.com. A health and fitness enthusiast, she also authors her own food, fitness and life blog at http://fitlikeaqueen.blogspot.com/.
During pageant weekend, the annual charity auction raised over $7000 to support the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization of Tampa, which serves as their National Charity Beneficiary. To date, the U.S.A. Ambassador Pageant system has donated to over 20 different charity organizations across the country.