Miss America Caressa Cameron Set to Perform Anthem at ‘DEGA
Talladega Superspeedway has announced that Miss America 2010, Caressa Cameron, will perform the national anthem prior the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 25. Additionally, Nashville Recording Artist Brittini Black will perform the national anthem prior the Aaron’s 312 on April 24.
Cameron’s vocal talent helped her win the Miss America title in January. A native of Fredericksburg, Va., she is currently a student at Virginia Commonwealth University where she is pursuing a Master’s degree in Mass Communications.
Black began singing when she was 2 years old and by the time she was 12, as a
member of a mother/daughter duo, a plan had been mapped out to pursue a career in country music. Her debut record, "Good Happens" was released September 9, 2008 and she immediately set out on her first radio tour in an alternative fuel vehicle to promote the release of her first single "Good Happens".
Other Aaron’s Dream Weekend dignitaries:
Jeff Sauls, a member of Alabama Raceway Ministries and the Talladega Superspeedway Emergency Services Chaplain, will lead the invocation prior to the ARCA Racing Series 250 on Friday, April 23.
Dr. Bart Owen, a member of Alabama Raceway Ministries and the Talladega Superspeedway Security Services Chaplain, will lead the invocation prior to the Aaron’s 312.
Reverend Mark Stokes, a member of Alabama Raceway Ministries and Pastor of Camellia Baptist Church in Prattville, will lead the invocation prior to the Aaron’s 499.
Thomas Green, Todd Schroeder and Andrew Coughlan of the Wounded Warrior Project will serve as Grand Marshal’s for the Aaron’s 312
Mal Moore, Director of Athletics for the University of Alabama, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Aaron’s 499.
Gerard Claseman, winner of the Aaron’s Weekend of Your Dreams sweepstakes, will serve as honorary starter for the Aaron’s 312.
The winner of the Aaron’s PT Rodeo, a competition for select Aaron’s employees, will serve as honorary starter for the Aaron’s 499.
The April 23 -25 Aaron’s Dream Weekend begins a new era at Talladega Superspeedway with new rules, new seats and new lower ticket prices. For more information on tickets to Talladega Superspeedway, please visit www.talladegasuperspeedway.com or call 1-877-Go2-DEGA. For our hearing impaired guests, please call TDD 1-866-ISC-TRAK (1-866-472-8725). Tickets also are available in person by visiting the Talladega Superspeedway Ticket Office from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. CDT, Monday- Friday.
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