SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) – With less than a month before her reign ends as Miss Utah USA, Narine Ishhanov shares her experience and reflects on her title that took six years to achieve.
How did your family feel about pageants during your six-year journey to the crown?
It took you six times to win the title. How did you overcome the negative feelings that came from failure and what kept you going each time?
You don’t fit the stereotype of a beauty queen (in a good way), because you have a unique story. What do you hope your story does for other girls who also may not fit the stereotype?
Did you have any tough or difficult days when you were competing or during your reign as Miss Utah USA? Would you be willing to share an example?
What did you learn out of your experience at Miss USA?
What is something you think most people don’t know about pageantry?
What are you going to miss the most about being Miss Utah USA?
What’s next for you?
What advice do you have for the contestants competing in a month and a half?
Ishhanov will pass on her title at the Miss Utah USA 2019 competition at Kingsbury Hall on January 26, 2019. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.