Get to know the girls and women who currently represent our local chapter
and advocate for issues that matter most to girls and women with disabilities
Virginia Miss Amazing Preteen Queen 2022
Layla Sawicki is 10 years of age and from Norfolk. Layla loves to make new friends, socialize, color and paint. She strives to be more independent and learn new skills.
Virginia Miss Amazing Junior Teen Queen 2022
Makayla Hooks is 15 years of age and from Norfolk. Makayla loves taking care of others, spending time with family and friends, film, music, dancing, and photography. She strives to be a film director.
Virginia Miss Amazing Teen Queen 2022
Meredith Archer is 16 years of age from Fredericksburg. Meredith loves to sing, taekwondo, and play with her dolls. She likes to listen to Jason Aldean. Meredith strives to be a black belt and teach taekwondo.
Virginia Miss Amazing Junior Miss Queen 2022
Alyssa Schuetze is 22 years of age from Fredericksburg. Alyssa loves technology, concerts, music, baking, and volunteering. Disneyland is her favorite park. She strives to work and make her own money. Alyssa's message is, "Do not be afraid to fail."
Miss Amazing Miss Queen 2022
Shannon Nelson is 27 years of age from Virginia Beach. Shannon loves anything music. She sings, plays instruments, exercise and knit. Shannon is the Virginia Miss Amazing Ambassador who truly loves doing things for and with the VMA Family. She strives to become a well-known artist and personal trainer.
Virginia Miss Amazing Senior Miss Queen 2022
Allison Van Doren is 30 years of age from Roanoke. Allison loves to sing, read, color and crochet. She is a Special Olympics athlete who competes in the bocce event. Allison strives to be employed as a medical assistant and assist with the program "No Bounds."