NAPA Valley, CA - NASA is pleased to announce that Melanie Miller, Mrs. Ohio 2011, will be performing the National Anthem on Sunday September 11, 2011 for the NASA Championships Opening Ceremonies.
NASA is glad to have Mrs. Ohio performing the National Anthem. "We're lucky to have such a talent out participating at our most prestigious event of the year,'' said Ryan Flaherty, NASA National Chairman. "This is a great way to open up what promises to be some of the best racing in the country."
A singer, dancer and inspirational speaker, Melanie has spent the last several years criss-crossing the state of Ohio sharing her talents with people of all ages. A former professional NBA dancer for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Melanie was crowned Miss Ohio 2006, and represented Ohio at the 2007 Miss America Pageant.
As a celebrity host on Cleveland's Time Warner Cable's "Another Look," Melanie reviews many of today's most popular movies and interviews some of Hollywood's most recognizable stars. She is also the local host of the nationally syndicated lifestyle show, "Better Cleveland" on WBNX-TV the CW Network.
Melanie has also been a guest speaker at numerous churches around Ohio, where she ministers to others by sharing her testimony and her love for Jesus Christ through song and dance. Melanie currently serves as the Youth Ministries Director for The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Ashland where she works with teens as they navigate the challenges of adolescence.
Recently featured in the documentary film, "Yellow Roses: Real Girls. Real Life. Real Hope," Melanie serves as a spokesperson for the film traveling around the country discussing the pressures young women face as they come of age in today's society. Her message is designed to help every young woman discover her priceless value.
Melanie has a B.A. in Digital Media & Film Production and a minor in Journalism from Cleveland State University. Melanie and her husband Matt live in Ashland, Ohio. Melanie's personal motto is "Never Settle for Less Than Your Best."
The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) was formed in 1991 to deliver high quality motorsports events to enthusiasts at major racing venues throughout the nation. NASA has created programs that allow owners of both racecars and high-performance street-driven vehicles to enjoy the full performance capabilities of their cars in a safe and controlled environment. NASA offers many different programs that will allow you to enjoy motorsports on a number of different levels, including our High Performance Driving Events (HPDE), Rally Sport, Time Trial, NASA-X and Competition Racing programs.
For more information regarding the NASA Championships contact Will Faules at firstname.lastname@example.org