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Sevilla mother/daughter pageantry livestream

BELOIT – Taysja and Kate Sevilla of Beloit, will be competing in a mother/daughter team Pure International Pageant starting on Friday evening, Sept. 4 in Columbus, Ohio. It will be livestreamed at

Last July, Taysja won the National competition and was crowned Young Miss America. She will now be competing for the International title on Friday. The Preliminary competitions will be held Sunday afternoon for Nationals and Sunday evening for Internationals.

Kate was awarded the title of Pure International Ms. Kansas and will be competing for the National title, Ms. USA.

Both will compete in the Interview, Formal Wear, Impact Statement categories. Taysja will also compete in the National Costume, and Kate in the State Wear.

Pure International Pageants mottos is "Inspire, Lead, and Achieve". It is a Faith inspired, family focused and community service driven organization that allows contestants of any age, heritage, or religion to compete in a fun friendly and sisterhood like environment.

During the pageant, Taysja's platform, "Love for Literacy", is to bring awareness about how important reading is. It builds vocabulary and imagination, as well as a strong foundation for success.

Taysja took part in several activities over the summer in Beloit, reading to both the younger and older generations.

Kate's platform, "Invisible", is to bring awareness to invisible disabilities and illnesses. Her platform is based on her own experiences as she wants to bring attention to the fact that, "Just because someone looks ok on the outside, doesn't mean they are fine on the inside."

Beloit Call

P.O. Box 309, Concordia, Ks. 66901

Phone: 785-738-3537