Local girl to represent Pa. at national pageant in Nov.

Laura Reed, daughter of Natalie Barlick-Reed and James Reed of Altoona, has earned the title of 2019 National American Miss Pennsylvania Cover Girl

at the state pageant held Aug. 3.

She will represent Pennsylvania at the national pageant at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., during Thanksgiving week, where she will have the opportunity to win her share of more than $500,000 in cash and prizes.

The pageant program is based on inner beauty, as well as poise, presentation and offers an “All American Spirit” of fun for family and friends. Emphasis is placed on the importance of gaining self-confidence, learning new skills, learning good attitudes about competition and setting and achieving personal goals.

Laura’s activities include cheerleading, volleyball, drama, basketball and volunteering. She plays the piano, trombone and violin.


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