Nina Merriam

Hometown: Montpelier

Age: 20

School: Smith College

Talent: Lyrical Dance to “Comeback” by Ella Eyre

Platform:  Skin Cancer Awareness: Go With Your Own Glow


Melanoma cases are on the rise among young people.  It is an unacknowledged epidemic in our nation.  It is essential that young people become aware of the risks of sun exposure and tanning beds, and learn the effective prevention measures to preserve the health and beauty of their skin.  I have many family members who have fallen victim to skin cancer.