Kingston girl wins Little Miss Massachusetts beauty pageant

Eight-calendar year-old Eden Victoria Shannon, of Kingston, was topped Minimal Miss Massachusetts on March 27 at a pageant held at the Double Tree Hotel in Danvers. 

 A pupil at Kingston Elementary School, Eden has been in five pageants due to the fact she was 7, and won greatest dressed 2 times. Her mom made her clothes, and it reawakened her talent for vogue layout.

Eden’s mom, Katy Shannon, is a bus driver and her father, Victor Shannon, will work for the U.S. Postal Support. Pageants had been never on their radar.  At age 6, Eden viewed attractiveness pageants and requested her mother and father if she could give it a check out.

Eight-year-old Eden Victoria Shannon, of Kingston, won the title of Little Miss Massachusetts on March 27.

“It begun when I saw a cartoon of a Barbie pageant and I believed it would be so a great deal enjoyment,” Eden mentioned.

Her mom was not straight away onboard.

“I didn’t even want her to compete, but it was some thing Eden actually required to do,” Katy Shannon explained. Over time, they explored contests, and decided on East Coast Pageants

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“It’s all normal, girls underneath 12 really do not dress in make-up, and she’s manufactured a ton of close friends,” Katy Shannon mentioned. “It is exciting manner and a blend of strolling and poses. It’s boosted her self-confidence.”

Eight-year-old Eden Victoria Shannon, of Kingston, won the title of Little Miss Massachusetts on March 27.

But it was her 46-calendar year-aged mother who gained an unforeseen self esteem boost.

Pageant dresses reminded Shannon of her former work in style and trend.

“Ever considering the fact that I was 8, I preferred to be a manner designer. I researched for it,” she claimed.

Gary “Vee” Vaynerchuk, a main social influencer in manner, was a buddy when she attended Mount Ida Faculty in Newton.

“He modeled for 1 of my collections in college,” Shannon stated.

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