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Friday, June 8, 2012
Astoria Hill - Model
By: Lucy Lencinas
Astoria Hill was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. At a young age, she had a passion for performing and being in front of others. She took ballet, did local children's fashion shows, never shied away from a camera, and was often referred to as a drama queen.
In 2004, her dad entered her into a pageant to gain more on stage modeling experience. A'storia competed in, and won her first pageant. From then on, she competed in numerous pageants and captured many titles. In 2008 she won the title of Miss Teen Greensboro and received a modeling and acting scholarship to attend John Casablanca’s.
While completing her modeling and acting training she had the opportunity to model for Cache and Privilege as a mannequin model, and BeBe as a runway model. In 2010 A'storia graduated from high school at the top of her class. She was also voted most likely to be famous by her peers.In 2010 she won her most prominent pageant title yet as the National American Miss North Carolina Teen. She stayed in North Carolina the remainder of the year to fulfill her pageant duties. She met with the Mayor of Greensboro, signed the National Anthem on September 11th at the air show, and founded her own organization, Evolve Elite which promotes leadership in young women.
After crowning her successor, A'storia moved to Queens, New York in January of 2012 to pursue her career in modeling and acting. She was featured on the television show The Revolution with Tim Gunn and Ty Pennington demonstrating exercises you can do with a partner, she walked for designer Dana L.P. Meyer in the NYC Raw Artist show, and was selected as a runway model for the Plitzs SwimsuitPassion for Fashion show. She has done several photo shoots for many designers and photographers.
A'storia currently holds the title of Miss North New York for the National American Miss Pageant and will be traveling to AnaheimCalifornia this November to compete for the national title. In addition to modeling and acting, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and going to the movies.