by MIKE CHAIKEN
Morgan Mancini of Wolcott, Conn. is taking her share of the national spotlight this week as the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen pageant arrives at the Linda Chapin Theater in Orlando, Fla.
Tonight, Saturday, July 28, is the final competition to see who represents the nation. There were three nights of preliminary competitions with Morgan taking the stage with her tap dance routine on the first night, then she wore her evening gown and took an on-stage question on the second night, finally, her preliminary competition concluded with lifestyle and fitness where she wore athletic wear.
After each night of preliminary, Morgan took time to visit with family and friends who traveled from the Nutmeg State to watch her rock the stage.
PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN