Dana Reason was crowned Miss North Carolina in 2003. The 24-year-old graduated from East Carolina University with a BA in Political Science and a minor in Public Administration. She enjoys dance and performed with the ECU dance team. Reason's unique summer jobs have included; cruise ship entertainer, advocate for pediatric cancer on Capitol Hill, and law office clerk.
Reason is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina. Her platform is Pediatric Cancer: Changing Lives One Child at a Time.