The daughter of John and Desiree Daniels Disterdick
became Tennessee's Junior Miss last July during the annual competition at the Tivoli Theatre as Soddy-Daisy's entrant.
The graduate of Soddy-Daisy High School
will begin her
freshman year at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville
in August, where she
plans to major in medicine. Miss Disterdick
, whose mother was the first runner-up to Miss America 1983, has been the spokesperson for Hamilton County's STEP-One program which encourages citizens to become active walkers for the benefit of their health.She is also a member of the Chattanooga Ballet Company and the recipient of both the Comcast Achievers and Leaders and the Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity scholarships.
In addition, she
was named an Outstanding Citizen of Hamilton County.At Soddy-Daisy, she was student body president and won departmental honors in biology, chemistry, trigonometry, geometry, algebra and pre-advanced placement calculus.A member of the National Honor Society, she also won the Hamilton County Superior ACT Score Award.
talent presentation during the preliminaries, she
performed a ballet en pointe to Feeling Good.Miss Disterdick
will relinquish her
state title on July 21 at the conclusion of the 50th anniversary edition of the Tennessee Junior Miss program at the Tivoli.
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