Local girl in National American Miss Pageant

Laura Reed, a sixth-grade student at Juniata Elementary School, participated in the National American Miss Pageant in Harrisburg in August and took fourth place.

This gives her the opportunity to compete for the national title in California in Novem-ber. This is her second time making it to nationals.

Laura plays the violin and is self-taught in playing the guitar and piano.

She has been on the honor roll, received the Principal’s Honor Award, is a school crossing guard and served on student council. She also participates in chorus, drama, cheerleading, basketball, flag football and volleyball

Laura attends St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, where she is an altar server. She is the daughter of Jim and Natalie Reed. Her siblings are Nathan, Allison and Derek.