Anna Githua, Courtney Rundles and Jessica Subocz – all from Brentwood – will compete for the local Miss Teen title. Githua, 16, is a junior at Heritage High School. She enjoys reading, drama, networking and soccer. Subocz, also a student at Heritage, aspires to attend the Culinary Institution of America in New York and plans to become a pastry chef and eventually open her own bakery.
Ithemba Bell of Antioch will compete in the Miss Pre-Teen competition. The 12-year-old student at Orchard Park School is active in sports year-round and plays clarinet in the school band. Her dream is to become a NASA engineer.
The winner will advance to the national competition, held in Orlando, Fla., where more than $30,000 in prizes and awards will be up for grabs.
Community businesses, organizations and private individuals are invited to assist the young ladies in their preparation for the San Francisco competition by becoming an official sponsor. Sponsorship helps them obtain the training, rehearsal and financial support essential to their success. Those interested in becoming a sponsor should call the Miss Teen San Francisco pageant coordinator at 800-279-0976.