Forsyth County resident Haylie Shea Hatch has been chosen as a state finalist in the National America Miss Georgia Pageant that will be held July 6-8 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta.
The 13-year-old will participate in the “Jr. Pre-teen” age division along with other outstanding young ladies from across the state.
The pageant program is based on inner beauty, as well as poise and presentation. Emphasis is placed on the importance of gaining self-confidence, learning new skills, and setting and achieving personal goals.
Hatch is involved in Honor Chorus, Drama Club, Environmental Club and the 4-H Club at Little Mill Middle School. She was inducted into the local Jr. Thespian troupe this year and placed second in the talent show.
She also enjoys volunteering at the Humane Society of Forsyth County and started