HOUSTON — The Miss Houston Pageant is open to young ladies from all walks of life. 

When looking at 2019's queens and other contestants, many of them said it was about confidence.

Monday, Blaine "Miss Houston 2019" Ochoa, Rita "Miss Houston Teen 2019" Goebel and the Director and President of the Miss Houston Pageant, Crystle Stewart, dropped in to discuss grit and grace as well as how much Miss Academy helps to groom young ladies to compete.

If you're interested in becoming the next Miss Houston visit misshoustonpageant.com for the qualifications.