Miss America’s Outstanding Teen, Inc. has a new addition– Jessica Schueler, Director of Communications. In her new role, Jessica will be responsible for the company’s communications, publicity and sponsorships and will also launch a quest to increase the amount of in-kind scholarships offered by colleges and universities on the national and state levels.
She comes to the organization with a rich history and knowledge of MAOTeen. Jessica was selected as the first Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen in 2004. During her year of service she promoted her platform SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) throughout West Virginia and traveled to Missouri, North Carolina, and Florida representing the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen and Miss America Organization. Jessica also developed the Mentor Princess Program in West Virginia and raised more than $5,000 in scholarship money for the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Organization.
Jessica is a 2009 graduate of Concord University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Public Relations. Upon graduation, Jessica interned with MAOTeen and shortly after accepted a position at her alma mater as an admissions counselor. During her time at Concord she traveled to Maryland, Washington, D.C., Delaware, Ohio, Florida, New Jersey, Virginia, and West Virginia recruiting for the university and promoting their scholarship programs.
Jessica has attended more than 150 college fairs and reached more than 10,000 students, as well as presented to her colleagues at the WV Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (WVACRAO) Conference in Snowshoe, West Virginia. She coordinated the university’s top scholarship program, “Scholars of Distinction,” and co-coordinated the Concord University Student Ambassador Program. As a recruiter for Concord, Jessica attended the National Small College Enrollment Conference annually and participated in other professional development opportunities each year.