The Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant is made possible by our dedicated and experienced volunteer committee. 

 

STATE DIRECTOR

Kayleigh Begley- Kayleigh is from Omaha, Nebraska and is currently a senior at Creighton University. She is majoring in Finance and Marketing. Kayleigh is involved in many different organizations including Sue’s Stepper-ettes Baton and Dance, where she is an instructor as well as co-captain of the advanced senior team. Kayleigh is currently a reigning 3-time world champion of Team USA in baton and dance. She is also involved in Alpha Kappa Psi-Business Fraternity, Pi Beta Phi- Sorority, Dance Marathon-Morale Executive, and is the current Assistant Director and co-founder of the Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant along with Maddie. Kayleigh is extremely passionate about her involvement with the Miss Amazing organization and loves to share her energy and talents with all of the amazing women. She is truly touched by their grace, beauty, and confidence. 

Email: kayleigh.begley@missamazing.org

ASSISTANT STATE DIRECTOR

Maddie Lorenzen- Maddie started the Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant with Kayleigh Begley in 2013 and served as the State Director from its beginning until 2017. Kayleigh and Maddie are switching roles as State Director and Assistant as Maddie pursues a graduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha starting in the fall of 2017. Maddie hopes to one-day have a career working with a variety of individuals from all different walks of life. Growing up, Maddie has always had a passion for working with individuals with disabilities. Her oldest brother, Jordan, was born with a profound intellectual disability. The impact he has had on her life has allowed Maddie to appreciate all individuals and their abilities and strives to help others do the same. Her family has been involved with the Miss Amazing Organization since 2010, and her older sister was the Missouri Director. Her brother, sister, and the participants of Miss Amazing paved the way for her when she became the Iowa State Director. She knows that the pageant is in great hands with Kayleigh and is excited to still be involved in this new capacity! She feels that everyone deserves the chance to feel confident, beautiful, and AMAZING! 

Email: maddie.lorenzen@missamazing.org

ASSISTANT STATE DIRECTOR 

Morgan is from Omaha, Nebraska and is currently a senior at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Lincoln.  She is majoring in nursing and hopes to one day specialize and work in pediatrics.  Morgan is involved in many organizations on UNL’s campus including the Legend’s Peer Mentor program, Alpha Phi sorority, and dance marathon.  She also currently works as a dance team coach for a local middle school dance team in Lincoln.  Morgan has a passion for helping others and working with individuals with disabilities! She absolutely loves being apart of the Iowa Miss Amazing team and has grown so fond of the participants!