Don’t miss the 30th annual Miss Leesburg Scholarship Program pageant on September 24.
Did You Know?
• Linda Watts was a preschool/kindergarten teacher before the Miss Leesburg Scholarship Program?
• The program has provided $155,000 in scholarships for young ladies of Leesburg. All scholarships are paid directly to their college.
• Students participate in Florida’s Hometown USA Program, where they volunteer for programs such as Share Your Christmas Food Drive, Diaper Drive for Pregnancy Care Center and local daycares, Relay for Life, and Head Start.
• Winners give a year of service to the Leesburg community and proudly represent their hometown.
• “Adopt a Grandparent” is a program at the Brookdale Senior Center. Each girl visits, shares, takes gifts, flowers, or goodies, and celebrate holidays and birthdays with her resident.
• The goal of the organization is to encourage young women to achieve their highest potential so they become confident, caring individuals who understand the value volunteering, taking a leadership role, and creating standards of excellence.