Beauty queens are not only pretty, but many of them are community volunteers, raising awareness for many causes.
Reigning Preteen Snow Princess Grace Sparkman is continuing the tradition of helping others by planning and holding a paper towel drive to benefit the Ronald McDonald House in Nashville.
“I know how important the Ronald McDonald House is to families who have children in the hospital,” said Sparkman. “We are going to visit in July, and I want to be able to contribute something useful to them.”
Snow Princess Pageant director Susan Burks presents the pageants each year as a fundraiser for the house, and takes her queens to visit and deliver donations when possible. The Ronald McDonald House benefited her family when her own child was hospitalized at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, and she strives to give back.
Sparkman’s drive will last through the month of June, and paper towels can be dropped off at Upton’s Bridal located at 206 Sparta Street.
The upcoming seventh-grader is the daughter of Josh and Katherine Sparkman.