In a month’s time, 12-year-old Sienna Cosgrove will embark on the trip of a lifetime, when she heads to the US to take part in the Royal International Miss pageant.
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Sienna is one of seven entrants selected to represent Australia and will spend two weeks in Orlando, Florida, where the pageant is being held.
“I’m looking forward to meeting new friends,” she said.
“I’m also looking forward to Disneyland, as we’re going there too.”
Ironically, the departing flight out of Sydney, will coincide with Sienna’s 13th birthday.
I love dancing and modelling, I just want to keep growing in what I do and making people happy.- Sienna Cosgrove
The Nowra Anglican College student was scouted for the international pageant after she took part in a modelling competition.
According to the Royal International Miss website, their focus is to “empower young women while giving them the opportunity to grow and develop a positive self-image”.
“It involves modelling, runway and a bit of everything,” Sienna said.
“I like performing, I feel like it’s a really good opportunity and experience.”
Sienna said physical culture was her favourite style of performance, which she has been doing since she was at preschool.
“I love dancing and modelling, I just want to keep growing in what I do and making people happy,” she said.
“There’s a dancer on one of my favourite television shows, her name’s Maddie Ziegler, I really look up to her, she inspires me a lot.”
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