Laura Camille Matrazzo

North Carolina 2018

Laura Camille Matrazzo

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.

Photo credit: Yachin Parham