Missouri Miss Amazing is made possible by our dedicated and experienced volunteer committee. 

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Tope Banwo, State Director

Tope Banwo is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Lincoln with a bachelors in Dietetics. She is currently a first year medical student at Des Moines University in Iowa. Tope has been apart of Miss Amazing for over 10 years and has been apart of the Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and national Miss Amazing team. Since her involvement, Tope has received the volunteer of the year and Extra mile award through Miss Amazing. This will be Topes 6th year as a member of the Missouri Miss Amazing staff and her 5th year as the state director.

Email: tope.banwo@missamazing.org


Emily Bray, Assistant director

Emily Bray is  a second year student at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. She is a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority and looks forward to being an advocate for the Susan G. Komen association. When she is not studying she serves as the assistant director for the Missouri Miss Amazing Pageant. She captured the title of Miss High School America 2015 at the national pageant in Orlando, Florida and traveled over 50,000 miles representing the Miss High School America System promoting the B.R.A.V.E. Building Respect for Everyone - anti-bullying campaign across the United States and Punta Cana. Emily attended Lindbergh High School in St. Louis, Missouri and was an active member of the Student Council, a member of the Elite Athlete Club – L Club, a Renaissance Award receipt, a President’s Award Recipient for Community Service and Academic Achievement, a Principal’s Award Recipient, and the captain of and a member of the varsity tennis team. Her community service platform is Friends of Kids With Cancer and B.R.A.V.E.