Phases of Competition
Private Interview (25%)
Individual 10-minute interview with our panel of judges. There are typically 5 to 7 judges on a panel. The Private Interview phase of competition allows insight into the candidate’s ability to fulfill the responsibilities outlined in the job description and provides the opportunity to learn as much as possible about the candidate’s qualities and attributes to fulfill the position. Allows insight into the commitment to advance and execute her social impact initiative and have a year of service, not celebrity, as well as insight into the commitment to continue her education. Also allows insight into the ability to express and distinguish her beliefs and have a true knowledge of the world around her, in addition to getting a sense of accomplishments above and beyond the resume.
Allows insight into the candidate’s preparatory and performance skills. Looks at selection of talent presentation as well as the performance and interpretive ability and technical skill level including execution, technique synchronization and control. Allows insight into stage presence and on-state personality and a look at the totality of the elements; Costume, Props, Music, Voice, Use of the Body and Choreography, as well as how enjoyable and relatable the performance is.
Evening Wear/Social Impact (20%)
Allows a look into a how the candidate exhibits her own personal style, attitude, personality, grace, presence and confidence while making her own statement about her mission for the job. Looks into composure, confidence, the attention she captures on the stage, her command of the stage, presence and how she appears in the spotlight. Allows ability to judge first impression reaction and a look at posture and carriage while providing a chance to hear a candidate’s presentation of her social impact initiative for social media in a different setting.
On Stage Interview (15%)
The On-Stage Interview phase of competition advances the same criteria as the personal interview by bringing it on stage in an interactive and substantive highly energetic way to showcase each candidates’ intelligence, personality, charisma and aptitude for the job. This allows the audience to truly get to know the candidate and the ability to see how these discussions take place in a public forum showcasing the greater ability to communicate, stage presence, commanding presence and relatability. Allows ability to judge first impression reaction and determine if the candidate cannot simply answer the question asked but build on a conversation from the personal interview. Allows the ability to see interactivity and discussion and determines if the candidate can serve as a role model and is reflective of her generation.