Community

Islander competes in Miss Washington’s Outstanding Teen pageant

Rachel Jewett. - Contributed photo
Rachel Jewett.
— image credit: Contributed photo

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.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.