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Islander competes in Miss Washington’s Outstanding Teen pageant
Miss Emerald City’s Outstanding Teen, Rachel Jewett, a 17-year old Mercer Island High School junior, was one of 28 who competed in the Miss Washington’s Outstanding Teen scholarship pageant on Memorial Day weekend. She won a cash award for her interview with judges.
The competitors are young women are judged for community service, talent, and academics.
Rachel’s focus was “The why — getting involved in your community.” She sang in the talent competition.
Miss America’s Teen is a scholarship-based program offering teens funds for college.
Over the past seven years, the organization has made available more than $4 million in college scholarships to young women.