Victoria is a 22 year old graduate of Terry Sanford High School. She is a senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying Exercise and Sports Science with a minor in Spanish for the Medical Professions. Victoria aspires to work in the healthcare field, focusing on the importance of health literacy and patient safety. Victoria is a member of the UNC Symphony Band, The Carolina For the Kids Foundation, Musical Empowerment, UNC Panhellenic Council and Phi Mu Sorority. Victoria serves as a Patient Advocate on the North Carolina Quality Center Patient and Family Advisory Council out of Cary, NC, and nationally on the Handoff Communications Work Group for the Patient Safety Movement out of Irvine, California. Victoria is the recipient of a Gold Presidential Volunteer Service Award and a Silver medalist of the Duke of Edinburgh Program. In her free time, Victoria likes to play golf and visit the beach. Victoria is honored to represent Fayetteville in the Miss America Organization.
Whitley Naylor is a junior at Wake Christian Academy in Raleigh, NC where she is a member of the National Beta Club and has been on the A/B Honor roll for her entire high school career. Whitley’s passion is dance and she can be found dancing almost every day at Main Street Dance, where she is a member of Main Street’s CDT (Competitive Dance Team). Her favorite style of dance is whatever she is taking or performing at the time! She enjoys competing, performing, and attending regional and national dance conventions. Whitley is the youngest of 3 girls in her family and her sisters are her best friends (if you discount her true best friend, a cat named Chicken).