Mathews girl to compete in national pageant

- Posted on Nov 10, 2010 - 03:33 PM

Brooke Prentice, daughter of Tom and Belinda Prentice of Mathews, will represent the county while competing for the title of National American Miss Pre-Teen over Thanksgiving week in Anaheim, Calif.

Prentice was the second runner up in the Virginia Miss Pre-Teen (ages 10-12) Pageant, which was held on July 28-30 in Reston. She also was the overall talent winner for her tap dance routine, speech winner and personality winner. She received $500 in cash awards.

National American Miss Pageants are dedicated to celebrating America’s greatness and encouraging future leaders, according to a release. An honor roll student, Prentice enjoys acting, dancing, singing, playing guitar, skiing, horseback riding, ice skating, swimming, writing, fishing and rock climbing.