Join Us For The Next
International Pageant

July 29th and 31st
2021

KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE

Showcasing
The Accomplishments
Of Today's
Teens ®

Miss Teen Massachusetts International®

Samantha Berg

What Superhero would you like to be and why?
At the age of 6, I started displaying signs of deep depression. At this time I had no idea why, I had what I was taught to think was a perfect childhood. Little did anyone know I was being sexually abused. I grew up having no idea that what was happening to me was wrong and not normal. My story has become my mission to empower young children to stand up and say no.

What according to you is a true friend?
Very few people know I had a weight issue when I was a little girl. Because of this I started dancing and have continued since I been three years old. Dancing is an active and fun way to express my emotions and let me feel free. It has also allowed me to form a tight group of friends that I have known for the last fifteen years.

How do you handle criticism?
I love to travel and learn about new cultures. Traveling to twelve different countries, I have been introduced to different ways of living, different foods to eat and different languages to communicate. Traveling abroad has taught me a sense of appreciation for many of the luxuries we take for granted living in the United States, such as our right to education, our clean water and environment, and the safety we have here in the country.

When was the last time you tried something new?
Camp Robindel has been a second home for me since I been 8 years old. It has taught me teamwork, leadership skills, and how to survive in the great outdoors. Camp has taught me to overcome my biggest fears, like my fear of heights by cliff diving off a 90 ft cliff. I learned I can overcome anything while making some of my best friends.

Do you think crying is a sign of weakness or strength?
My mom has always been a positive influence in my life and her passion for horses led me to horseback riding. I have been competing since I was six years old and have made it to the top ten in the national finals horseback riding competition. Caring for my horses has taught me responsibility, passion and discipline.