Laurie is a 27- year-old graduate of Colorado State University-Pueblo. She studied Mass Communications with a double emphasis in new media and radio broadcasting. She participated in Associated Students' Government, residence life, multicultural center, Upward Bound residence life, the college radio station, and the cheerleading squad.
She has cheered for 11 years as well as serving as co-captain in high school and captain all 4 years in college. During her radio days, she spent 2 years on Rev89, a hip hop and R&B station. During her second year, she was a co-host on the morning show. She also interned with KRDO News Radio during the weekends.
Laurie has 9 years of pageantry under her belt as a competitor, judge, emcee, and director. Currently, she is working through her company "L.Piddy Entertainment Management Agency" to provide her services for event production, pageantry consulting, and hair and makeup for pageants and weddings. Laurie is the acting director and owner of Bright Futures Pageant; an online pageant that focuses on what's important in someone's head and heart. Please check back later for more updates about Laurie.