State: North Carolina
School: Clemson University
College Major: Bachelor of Science in Marketing
Scholarship Winnings: $31,000
Social Impact Initiative: Money Talks: Student-Focused Principles of Financial Management
Miss America empowered me to: be a voice for other women by providing tools to achieve success.
Bio: An active advocate of financial literacy, Laura Matrazzo, Miss North Carolina, is a 2018 graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing. Promoting “Money Talks: Student-Focused Principles of Financial Management,” Laura has partnered with three corporate sponsors and two scholastic nonprofits over the past three years bringing her “Money Talks” educational program to over 2300 students across North Carolina. Laura has been presented the Wells Fargo Community Impact Award and the Miss North Carolina Community Service Award for her work with the necessary life skill of financial management and the education thereof.