Nicole Kazan, a 2012 graduate of Desert Vista High School and current Arizona State University freshman, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Arizona Pageant, which will take place June 29. The winner of the pageant will receive a cash award, official crown and banner and air transportation to compete in the National Pageant in California where she will receive a tour of Hollywood and two complimentary tickets to Disneyland. Emphasis is put on the importance of developing self-confidence, learning good sportsmanship as well as setting and achieving personal goals.

Kazan is a global health major at ASU during which she is completing her pre-med requisites and working to attain a minor in communications.

If you are interested in helping Kazan out in this unique youth program by becoming one of her sponsors, email her at nicolekazan1@aol.com.

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