Platinum Level Partnership
Michelle McLean University
Michelle McLean, President of Michelle McLean University and Miss Universe 1992 is the Official Presentation Coach for the Florida USA Organization, providing presentation skills and onstage training valued over $5000 each to both Miss Florida USA® and Miss Florida Teen USA® for the national competitions. Michelle McLean prepares each client to win both on stage, in the interview room, and in life. Michelle offers a unique perspective as having a successful international modeling career, and serving on the official judging panel for Miss Universe, Miss USA, Miss Florida USA and Miss Florida Teen USA. Michelle's clients enjoy highly personalized attention, one-on-one experiences, along with the opportunity of learning and perfecting presentation and success skills in a powerful online group coaching environment.
Henri's Pageant Apparel
Henri's is the nation's premier destination for custom and couture pageant gowns. Located in Columbus, Ohio, Henri's has been dressing women since 1950 and was recently named the #1 place to shop for pageant dresses in the United States. Our expert stylists work very closely with pageant gown designers from around the world, and our experienced in-house couturiers can sketch your dream dress right before your eyes. Visit our private showroom equipped with our very own runway and an unmatched selection of designer gowns, cocktail dresses, interview attire, and more.
LEAP is a non-profit education foundation that annually organizes a youth leadership program held at UCLA. Each year, hundreds of students travel from across the globe to attend LEAP’s week-long program dedicated to helping young adults uncover the “real-life” skills needed to achieve great success. LEAP’s goal is to help young people from around the world find professional and personal success by teaching them real-life keys to success such goal-setting, mentorship, self-motivation, professionalism, and effective communication skills. The LEAP Foundation is offering a full scholarship to both Miss Florida USA® and Miss Florida Teen USA®.
Carlos Velez Photography
Carlos Velez is a fashion, beauty and celebrity photographer who began his career at the young age of 16. His work is notable for unique collaborations with a roster of the world’s top model agencies. His photography has been featured in Vogue Italia, Conde Nast’s Latina Magazine, InTouch Weekly, US Weekly and many others. Carlos Velez Photography is the sponsor for the titleholder’s official crown portraits and the editorial modeling portfolio for both Miss Florida USA® and Miss Florida Teen USA®.
SALON PROFESSIONAL Academy ELEVATE Salon Institutes Scholarship
“ Growing Salon Leaders One Student At A Time” - The Salon Professional Academy and Elevate Salon Institutes are a nationwide cosmetology school franchise producing elite graduates,. We develop the entire student with superior technical ability, business & marketing training and guest handling skills in high demand by top salons and spas. TSPA & ESI programs are recognized by Redken and L'oreal Professionnel for excellence in education and are proud to offer scholarships to both Miss Florida USA® and Miss Florida Teen USA® and each Hometown Delegate.
ACADEMY OF GLAM Scholarship
Academy of Glam is a one-of-a-kind Master makeup artistry educational power program where you train alongside renowned celebrity makeup artists and Fortune 500 beauty business executives to master state-of-the-art techniques, develop a world-class makeup artistry portfolio and cultivate your true potential as a makeup artist. We believe a great artist makes a great makeup artist; therefore, we begin your training with basic principles of fine art. We blend life coaching into all lesson plans so students have a clear sense of self, direction and purpose. Class photo shoots are designed to simulate the challenges of real on-set environments so you experience a variety of industry situations. Rocking a bedazzled pink cap and gown, you’ll leave your graduation ceremony with a 10-picture portfolio, full makeup kit, airbrush machine and lots of hands-on experience! Each Hometown Delegate receives a partial scholarship, and titleholders receive a full scholarship.
Bombshell Fitness™ is a global fitness company dedicated to helping women transform—inside and out. Founded in 2007 by Women’s Health and Fitness Expert Shannon Dey, M.S., Bombshell specializes in shaping healthy, strong, lean hourglass figures with its customized online training programs and offers a wide variety of programs, including the B-Crowned Competition Fitness Program that shaped the body of Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez and countless other winning women. All clients, whether prepping for the stage or simply wanting to look and feel their best in life, receive expertly designed Training, Cardio, Nutrition and Supplementation plans as well as Personal Coaching to guide and support their fitness journey.
EYE FOR DESIGN Hair Extensions
Eye for Design is a hair extension company that provides superior quality and long lasting 100% Remy Virgin Brazilian, Indian, Malaysian, and European 100% human hair extensions. The hair is cuticle aligned and intact so that all strands face the same direction, decreasing the tangling and matting of the extension.