Local teen state finalist

Mykenzi Doran, age 13, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Pennsyl-vania Pageant to be held Aug. 11 to 13 at the Hilton Harrisburg Hotel & Towers.

The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4 to 18 and have five different age divisions.

Mykenzi will be participating in the Junior Teen age division.

Mykenzi enjoys volunteering in her community.

She plays the clarinet and trumpet in the marching band and is in the Altoona Area Junior High School chorus.

Mykenzi volunteers with the Mountain Lion Back-pack Program.

Since school is out, she is looking for community service activities.

She is looking for sponsors to help offset the costs of the entry fee, dress, etc.

For more information, search NAM State Finalist Mykenzi on Facebook.