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Kristin Lee Hamerski

Kristin Lee Hamerski


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Homeschool graduate Kristin Lee Hamerski knows a lot about how to win pageants. She has been Miss Alaska National Junior Teen-Ager 2001, Miss Alaska Teen American Coed 2001, and Miss Alaska Senior Teen-Ager 2004.


Homeschooling Articles by Kristin Lee Hamerski

My Life as a Pageant Princess Homeschooled pageant princess tells all!

Horticulture Contests, Science Fairs, & Beautification Projects Garden your way to success.

Pageants for Your Pets How to win dog and other pet shows.

Art is Calling for Me Advice on how to win art and photography contests from Miss Teen Alaska.

Inspire Greatness: Be a Special Olympics Volunteer Kristin tells of her experiences volunteering with the Special Olympics.

How a Teen Can Learn Civic Leadership Kristin tells of the rewards for homeschoolers who get involved in government.

Communicate and Change the World! Communication skills: boring? No, world-changing!

Developing Your Talent Here's how to find and develop your special talents, and help others with theirs.

Mentoring: Helping Others Win Sharing your time and experience to help others win.

Winning Big with Families Involving your family in your competitions.

Pageants Galore: How to Choose the Right One! How tos of entering and winning beauty pageants.

How to Get Sponsored Strategies for getting sponsors for pageants and other competitions.

Healthy Bodies + Healthy Minds = Winning Lives How becoming and staying healthy, both physically and mentally has helped her win.

Seeking and Finding a Winning Career Preparing yourself for a winning career.

Dressing Up The fun and educational value of dressing up.

Build a Winning Resume with Volunteer Community Service How to build your resume doing volunteer work.

Help Your Siblings Succeed How to help your siblings succeed.

How to Enter a Pageant... and Win! Learn about how to find a pageant, compete, and carry your crown with grace from a three-time pageant winner.

Model Behavior Ever wonder what it would be like to model professionally? Thousands of kids do it, and Kristin shows you how.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

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