Miss South Carolina USA
Sarah is the youngest daughter of Stephen and Kathy Weishuhn. She has two older sisters, Devin Lammy and Diane Stackley, and an older brother Eric Weishuhn. Sarah was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. She is currently attending The University of South Carolina and will graduate in December of 2014 with a Bachelors of Arts in Public Health. Upon completion of her degree, Sarah plans to attend Graduate school to obtain a Masters of Dietetics.
She has been an active member in her community working with organizations such as Harvest Hope Food Bank of South Carolina, PETS Inc. Wounded Warriors, and the American Heart Association. In her free time, Sarah enjoys practicing her photography, cooking new recipes, and traveling across the country. She also loves to spend time outdoors hunting, bowfishing, and exploring on the gorgeous beaches of South Carolina.
During her reign as Miss South Carolina 2015, Sarah plans to travel across the state and inspire and empower women of all ages and backgrounds through her own life experiences. As an advocate for nutrition and wellness, Sarah hopes to share her passion for a healthy-lifestyle with others. Through her hard work and preparation for Miss USA, she hopes to also encourage girls to chase their dreams and fight for what they believe in.
Deborah's CONTAGIOUS FAITH and anointed Bible teachings impact the nations through women's ministry, prison ministry, marriage ministry, addiction recovery ministry and radio/television ministry.
Her Choose Life and Choose Life Today programs are being broadcast daily throughout the nation. Deborah and her husband, Jay, were featured on The 700 Club a few years back in a story that highlighted her book, Healing a Broken Marriage.
Her story is a powerful teaching testimonial of their personal marriage journey that was upside down for 18 years before God turned things right-side up. Deborah's newest book is called
"Woman2Woman: the Naomi & Ruth Experience" which serves as a one-to-one bible study guide where a more mature Christian woman is enabled to effectively disciple another woman who is newer to the faith.
To find out more about Deborah Ross visit www.DeborahRossMinistries.org
Susie is an award-winning Dietitian with a vision to inspire and empower everyone she meets to lead a healthy and happy lifestyle. Susie is a #1 International Best Selling Author, Motivational Speaker, and Nutrition Expert and is the co-author of Psyched to be Skinny and Start Right Marketing.
She is the Founder and Owner of Nutrition for Your Lifestyle in the San Francisco Bay Area and provides international consulting services to individuals and business. She also has been a contributing author for numerous national magazines and websites including Huffington Post, Best of Bay Area.com; Shape.com and ZLiving.com.
Susie has appeared on ABC, CBS, and FOX affiliate television stations, NPR affiliate Radio, internet radio and filmed over twenty healthy cooking videos for eHow.com. She is a Nutrition Subject Matter Expert for the recently launched app, HiQ, (Health IQ), a Silicon Valley start-up.
Fatima is the Founder and CEO of Go Women Global. She always knew that her passion was to motivate and guide women to define their purpose and achieve their goals. Fatima is a phenomenal speaker, strategist, and trainer. Prior to starting Go Women Global, Fatima worked in education first as a teacher, then a principal, and finally as a Development Director.
Additionally, she helped to launch the first Montessori program in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Fatima has extensive knowledge and experience helping organizations and women to develop themselves to grow and maximize opportunities. She is a philanthropist and contributes to several institutions.
Also, Fatima helped to launch My World and serves on the advisory board. She has lived in and traveled to Korea, Indonesia, Africa, Middle East, and the Caribbean. She is married with 5 children. In her spare time, she loves to read, travel, and cycle. Fatima also belongs to the Association of Strategic Planners and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She resides in Georgia.
Abbie is a wife, mama, speaker, entrepreneur, career coach, and writer. A former flight attendant with her head in the clouds and feet reluctantly planted on the ground, she now owns Flight Attendant Career Connection and is passionate about helping others create the life of their dreams.
Abbie lives on Edisto Beach with her husband, Jason and their two children, Ty and Emily Grace. Her Amazon bestseller, Make Money with Facebook Groups, is helping entrepreneurs look at social media marketing and connect with customers in a new way.
She has been quoted in the Huffington Post, Mashable.com, Yahoo Travel, The Charleston City Paper, and Lowcountry Parent.
You can learn more about Abbie and keep up with her adventures at www.abbieunger.org
Since 2001, Trudy Simmons has mentored and counseled women and married couples. She has a Ph.D. from Jacksonville Theological Seminary and is a licensed pastoral counselor and ordained minister. In addition, Trudy has worked over 15 years in the fitness industry as a certified personal trainer and writer for Women’s Health and Fitness magazine helping people achieve their personal fitness goals and establish an overall healthy lifestyle.
Bringing these attributes and skills together, Trudy is uniquely qualified to train women body, soul and spirit. In addition to her regular speaking engagements, Trudy is a frequent guest on the Dottie Coffman radio show, has spoken nationally at the Pure women’s conferences and has been a guest on the Friends and Neighbors TV show.
Dr. Trudy and her husband founded the Seven Bridge Marriage ministry, which provides resources for married couples to strengthen their marriage through seven guiding principles of God’s relationship to mankind. Through this ministry, Dr. Trudy has authored seven marriage study courses and a book on The Marriage Journey.
Everyday Living with Dr. Trudy
Atlanta Live TV
Friends & Neighbors TV Show
The Peggy Denny TV Show
Dottie Coffman Radio Show
Recently called the “Wayne Dyer of business, Jeff Nischwitz is a force of nature and is waking up business and association audiences across the country with his messages about conscious leadership, a new way of being (personally and professionally), and his courageous injection of authenticity, vulnerability and intimate relationships into the business world.
Big in stature and bigger in heart, Jeff Nischwitz is leading audiences on a magical journey of self awareness and discovery that is transforming organizations, leaders, teams, and people!
Jeff energizes and captivates audiences on a wide range of topics including: Conscious Leadership, Revenue Acceleration, Accountable High Performing Teams, Relationship Building and Business Development, Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs and Personal Transformation. Inviting Jeff to wake up your audience is an invitation to acceleration, disruptive thinking, and inspired perspectives on the impact of stories in their business and their life, an experience that others have called Getting Jeffed!
Miss South Carolina Teen USA
Wesley is the daughter of Steve and Stephanie Mitchell and is the middle child of three. She is an eighteen-year-old freshman at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Wesley is Miss South Carolina Teen, USA. She plans to apply to the Darla Moore School of Business and obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing with a minor in Spanish.
Wesley is a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority where she serves on the Judicial Committee. She is actively involved in fundraising for their philanthropy of breast cancer education and awareness. Wesley is an active member in her local church. Each summer she participates on a mission team that refurbishes homes of South Carolina residents.
She has served as a fashion ambassador for Craig Reagin Clothiers, a local clothing store. While attending Lexington High School she was a captain of her varsity cheerleading team and helped lead them to win the AAAA South Carolina state championship her senior year. Some of her interests include traveling, fitness, modeling, and fashion.
Wesley hopes to be an inspiration to teens everywhere as she strives to always be a good role model. She is a firm believer in self-respect and she wishes to spread her message that “confidence is key” while teaching girls to be the best version of themselves.
Dr. Wendy M. Perrell, EdD, founder of We Empower Consciousness, believes Your Personal Power Determines Your Destiny. She is an International Soul Empowerment Coach, motivational speaker, Contemporary Shaman, and Healer who has made it her mission to help people to align their life path with their soul's purpose.
Wendy helps women to hear and feel their soul's messages through personal empowerment workshops and coaching. She created the Personal Empowerment: Journey to Self workshop and the Personal Empowerment Vision Board as a tool to help women to heal from trauma, overcome fear, let go of negative self-talk and learn to use their personal power in all areas of life.
Women learn how to use their personal power to achieve success, love, independence, health, and spiritual growth with ease and grace. Wendy is a grandmother, veteran, and one of the co-organizer of the Wise Women Circle in Charleston. She is passionate about helping women around the world step into and own their personal power.
To learn more about Wendy, please visit at http://wppec.com/soul-coaching/