Join Us For The Next
International Pageant

July 27th and 28th
2023

KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE

Showcasing
The Accomplishments
Of Today's
Teens ®

Miss Teen California International®

Mackenzie Carter - 4th Runner-Up

1.What is the funniest thing you believed as a child?
The fall! It represents so many happy things, I love rainy weather! It brings an excuse to cuddle up to the fire reading and drinking hot chocolate. Thanksgiving comes in fall which is a favorite holiday spent with family...AND the start of volleyball season, my passion.

2.What is the one talent you wish you had?
Not many people know that I lived in Ensenada, Mexico in the 5th grade. That period of time fostered the love I have for serving others and Christ as well as my love of languages.

3.Other than your family, who is your biggest supporter?
My hometown is Bakersfield but Im from McFarland, California. It is the epitome of a small farming town where I grew up on an almond orchard; our closest neighbors a mile away. I am a "cowgirl at heart" and have been raised with constant love from this close knit town.

4.What is the best costume you’ve ever worn for Halloween?
My worst habit and unfortunately a favorite is coffee! This is a new habit that I owe to my friend Liz. After studying for finals in December, Her thoughtfulness in a single cup of coffee sparked my love for it and now its a morning ritual!

5.What song makes you 100% of the time want to dance?
I would travel to Spain! I absolutely love the Spanish language and due to my Spanish 4AP class this semester, studying culture, strength of their traditions, and love for family (a big part of my family as well) in Spain, makes me want to travel there even more.

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