Kayla Arellano - 2020

Miss Anaheim's Outstanding Teen 2020

4th Runner-up to Miss California's Outstanding Teen 2021
Spirit of Miss California's Outstanding Teen

Platform Issue: Instrumental Outreach: #music4children

Scholastic/Career Ambitions: To attend UCLA, Earn a B.S. in Neuroscience and an M.D. / Become a pediatric neurologist

Talent: Vocal- “Never Enough”

LEADERSHIP ROLES: Choir president 2020-21; Superintendent’s High School Advisory Council; Child care assistant at Forest Home; Youth leader at her church; One of the lead vocalists in her church’s worship band; Link Crew leader and mentor to freshmen students.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
- Accepted at nine UC Schools
- Sang the National Anthem at the OC Fair representing the city of Placentia
- Performed as Clara in the production of Nutcracker and my dad was Drosselmeyer
- Starred in a John’s Incredible Pizza Commercial
- Received first place and the highest score of the competition day for her tap solo
- Top 5 Community Service Hours Award

INTERESTING FACTS:
- The stage crew crashed her into the set when in flight as Peter Pan;
- Interviewed a Holocaust survivor
- Have seen the Northern Lights in Alaska
- Went dog sledding
- She plays guitar, piano, and writes her own songs;
- Danced in the Disneyland parade;
- Met an astronaut at the Richard Nixon Library;
- Sang with the choir and prayed the Hail Mary in front of 10,000 people in Lourdes;

Kayla Arellano - 2020