Mikaela Harris was crowned Miss California’s Outstanding Teen 2013 at the conclusion of the Miss California 2013 pageant held at… on June 29, 2013. She will represent the state of California at the upcoming Miss America Outstanding Teen 2014, scheduled to take place in August in Orlando, FL.
Newly Crowned Miss California OT Mikaela Harris with her Director Alyssa Bandoni
Mikaela Harris, Miss Clovis’ Outstanding Teen 2013, is the winner of Miss California’s Outstanding Teen 2013. Photo: Cusator Photography.
16-year-old Harris is a student at San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno.
At the time of being crowned, Mikaela is the reining Miss Clovis’ Outstanding Teen.
She will now represent California at the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen in Florida
Harris won Wednesday’s preliminary talent competition. She played the piano during the pageant. She also plays the guitar, drums, accordion and ukulele.
Her pageant platform is “Music as Therapy.”
As Miss Clovis’ Outstanding Teen, Mikeala Harris said she hopes her involvement in pageants will help her pay tuition at the Julliard School in New York City. “College seems like a long time away,” she said, “but it’s just around the corner.”
She is a member of the National Honor Society, has served in student government and has competed in cheerleading competitions.