Barrie Teen Competes In Different Kind Of Pageant

Focus on skills and self-development, not beauty

Barrie teenager Diana Smendra is in the final lead-up to a different kind of pageant; one that focuses less on beauty and grace, more on skills and self-development. She will represent Georgian Bay in the Miss North Ontario competition in May. She took time out of what we learned is a busy schedule in the final weeks before the competition to outline how she became involved in it, what she is doing in hopes of winning and what the future holds…

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