Teen to compete for
American Miss pageant
Noel Shafer of Boulder City has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Nevada Pageant to be held July 14-16 at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort in Summerlin.
The 13-year-old will vie against girls ranging in age from 13 to 15 for the junior teen title. Winner of the crown will receive a $1,000 cash award and the opportunity to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California.
Noel, the daughter of Joe and Diane Letwinch, will compete in four categories: formal wear modeling, personal introduction, interview and community service project. She enjoys gymnastics and swimming as well as reading, music, movies and spending time with friends.