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Forever TEEN Titleholders

Olivia DeFrank - 2022

Olivia DeFrank - 2022

Miss Anaheim's Outstanding Teen

Top 10 - Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2023
1st Runner-up Teens in Action - Miss America's Outstanding Teen

Social Impact Initiative - Alzheimer's Awareness: "Save the Memories"
* Fundraised and donated $10,000 to the Alzheimer's Association
* Collected and donated over 800 life-sized and weighted baby dolls for Alzheimer's residents

Scholastic Goal: Attend the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Journalism
Career Ambition: To become an international broadcast journalist, with a focus on culture, health, and well-being.

Talent: Classical Piano, Fantasie Impromptu in the Key of C# minor, Opus 66 - Fréderic Chopin

Interesting Facts:
• Loves to travel internationally
• Has traveled to 10 countries
• Enjoys experiencing new cultures and new foods
• Talented cook and enjoys taking culinary classes
• Played a “street piano” in Heathrow Airport in London
• Took figure skating lessons for many years
• Also plays the violin
• Dreams to have her own television show cooking foods from around the world
• Fostered two cats – George and Oreo
• Performed in a piano recital with three broken fingers

Kayla Arellano - 2020

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.

- 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

- 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;

Jacqueline Pizza - 2019

Jacqueline Pizza - 2019

Miss Anaheim's Outstanding Teen 2019

Top 10 Miss California's Outstanding Teen 2019

2019 Scholarship Awards:
Miss Anaheim's Outstanding Teen - $500
Miss Anaheim's OT Quality of Life - $50
Miss California's OT Top 10 - $500
Age: 16

Career Ambition: Become a Dentist or Physician.

Platform: Defying Stereotypes: Girls in STEM

Talent: Dance

Interesting Facts:
- Had the honor of laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery.
- Class President - National Charity League
- Open Mic performer

Cameron Doan - 2018

Cameron Doan - 2018

Miss Anaheim's Outstanding Teen 2018

Miss California's Outstanding Teen 2018
Top 9 - Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2019

SOCIAL IMPACT INITIATIVE: Anti-Bullying: Be an Upstander, Not a Bystander

SCHOLASTIC/CAREER AMBITION: Obtain an M.B.A. in Business - My goal is to be a business owner, with my love for fashion, a clothing store would be amazing

TALENT: Baton Twirler / Majorette: “Come Alive” by Hugh Jackman

- Goes to elementary schools and shares her story about being bullied and teaches children how to become an up-stander versus a by-stander.
- Created and the president of the Children’s Miracle Network Club at her high school.
- “Team Member of the Year” with the Rockette’s Twirling Team 2012 – 2015;
- Gave free baton lessens to children of families who could not afford private lessons;
- Assisted younger elementary school students with homework after school.

- Have spoken to over 3,000 elementary students about bullying;
- Invited to participate in Varsity Track my sophomore year;
- Chosen Top 25 in the nationwide search for “Jovani IT Girl” (2018)
- Miss Majorette of California;
- Mater Dei High School Feature Twirler;
- Twirled at the Master Chef TV Show and Demi Lovato Tour announcement;
- Twirled for high school and college football half-time shows:
- Fire baton at Angel Stadium CIF, and USC, UCLA and SDSU college football;
- Qualified the last 7 years for University of Notre Dame Twirling Nationals.

- Transferred schools at the end of 4th grade due to being bullied;
- Loves twirling at high school and college football game half-time performances;
- Loves fashion design;
- Wants to swim with pigs in the Bahamas.

Delilah Sichmeller - 2022

Delilah Sichmeller - 2022

Miss Anaheim Hills' Outstanding Teen

Top 10 - Miss California 2022

Recycling and Reusing for a Better Tomorrow

Obtain a BS in Nursing, and a Master’s Degree in Midwifery

Become a Registered Nurse and then a Certified Midwife

Musical Theater – “SHY” from Once Upon a Mattress

• Has collected 86,800 bottles to recycle
• Has donated $5,000 to conservation organizations.
• Visited 20 different states in the U.S.
• Varsity Water Polo Player
• Varsity Swim Team
• Vegan diet
• I am a school mascot
• Featured in her local newspaper eight times
• Won “Most likely to be on the twenty-dollar bill” in the 8th grade
• Youngest of seven children
• Working on her certification to become a yoga instructor
• More than ¾ of her closet is thrifted

Sophie Nessary - 2020

Sophie Nessary - 2020

Miss Anaheim Hills' Outstanding Teen 2020

SOCIAL IMPACT INITIATIVE: S.O.S: Promoting Service Over Self

SCHOLASTIC/CAREER AMBITION: A Degree in Public Relations and Communications

TALENT: Vocal Performance – “I'm Here” From “The Color Purple”

- Has contributed over 1,000 volunteer hours of service;
- Campus Beautification Award earned for cleaning up, volunteering and beautifying my school's campus; Runs 5 and 10 K’s for charity to promote getting out and getting active, while spreading awareness and raising funds for the organizations I am passionate about and advocate for
- Helped build a church in Costa Rica

- Daughter of a USMC Veteran
- Has been on a Broadway stage;
- Performed on the same stage as Kristin Chenoweth and Rita Wilson;
- I was in Hairspray Live;
- Seven years of volunteering/visiting elderly at Norwalk Meadows Nursing Center and Veterans Hospitals; - CPR Certified;

Marie Smith - 2019

Marie Smith - 2019

Miss Anaheim Hills' Outstanding Teen 2019

2019 Scholarship Awards:
Miss Anaheim Hills' Outstanding Teen - $500

Career Ambition: Obtain a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) and become a pediatric dentist or dental hygienist.

Platform: Lyme Disease Awareness

Talent: Piano

Interesting Facts:
- Went on a stakeout at the age of 2 months.
- Raising a rabbit and 11 chickens.
- 2nd and 3rd degree brown belt in Kung Fu.

Helena Czochanski - 2018

Helena Czochanski - 2018

Miss Anaheim Hills' Outstanding Teen 2018

3rd Runner-up to Miss California's Outstanding Teen

SOCIAL IMPACT INITIATIVE: The Green Project: Healing the Earth One Tree at a Time

SCHOLASTIC/CAREER AMBITION: To obtain a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S)
To become a dentist and to own and operate a dental practice

TALENT: Opera Vocal - “Caro Nome”

LEADERSHIP ROLES: Head Volunteer and docent at Shadetree Nursery UCI; President and Founder of Irvine Green Project; Head Group Leader of the Irvine Korean Parents Association; Ambassador for the Irvine Ranch Water District and Environmental Ambassador for One Tree Planted

- 2-time recipient of Gold President’s Volunteer Service Award;
- 1st and 3rd Place winner of Irvine Korean Cultural Music Festival;
- 2-time Mayor’s Certificate Winner of Irvine Youth Music Festival;
- Member of Varsity Choir for 2 years;
- Finalist for Stars of Tomorrow and Spotlight Vocal Competitions;
- Currently ranked 9th in the state of California for Triathlon in my age group (USAT);
- Junior Varsity Cross Country Runner;

- Performed twice at Segerstrom Center for the Arts;
- Performed at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion-Music Center in Los Angeles;
- My favorite celebrity and style icon is Audrey Hepburn;
- Huge fan of Spiderman and Marvel Comics;
- My favorite Dr. Seuss story is the Lorax;
- Currently in dental school at the University of the Pacific.

Ariana Goulette - 2022

Ariana Goulette - 2022

Miss Canyon Hills' Outstanding Teen

Top 10 - Miss California's Outstanding Teen 2022

“The Safe Space Place”

B.A. and M.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Dance

Become a Dance/Movement Therapist

Contemporary Dance

- Spearheading community support of Ventura’s Winter Weather Plan/Stay Warm Packs
- Has been dancing since the age of 3
- Trained in ballet, contemporary/modern, jazz, and tap
- Enjoys collecting crystals
- Very interested in astrology
- Loves growing plants in our family garden, and my dad and I made syrup from sage blossoms
- Loves hiking
- Her superpower is speaking in accents and regional dialects
- Loves to read
- Has eaten octopus and eel
- Has a candle collection and candles for every season

Maya Alvarez-Coyne - 2020

Maya Alvarez-Coyne - 2020

Miss Canyon Hills' Outstanding Teen 2020

Miss California's Outstanding Teen 2020

EDUCATION: Stanford University


TALENT: Irish Dance Fusion

- Los Angeles Music Center’s Spotlight Awards Grand Prize Finalist (2020)
- Spotlight Awards semi-finalist (2018 and 2019)
- 2020 All-Ireland Irish Dance Champion, ranked 1st in the world
- 5-time Western Region and North American Irish Dance Champion
- Irish Dancing Magazine’s Covergirl (August 2018)
- OC Artist of the Year World Cultural Dance (2020 and 2021)
- Laguna Dance Festival Scholarship (2021)
- YoungArts Foundation Scholarship Finalist (2019 - 2021)
- Top 10 Whiz Kids Orange County Register Magazine (2016-2017);
- Ageless Ambitions Podcast interviewee (2019)
- Accepted to 10 universities
- 2021 Telly Award for self-produced dance film, Home, curated by the Los Angeles Music Center for their For the Love of L.A. series

- Presidential Service Award—Gold (2020) - for 250+ hours of community service in one year
- Riverdance Concert 4 Cancer virtual guest performance — Slane Castle, Meath, Ireland (2020)
- Make-A-Wish® charity show performer (2016 & 2019)
- Halo Dance for Autism guest performer (2019 and 2020)
- Lythgoe Family Productions—Red Carpet and TV Interviewer (2019)
- Friendship Foundation fundraiser reporter
- OC Children’s Festival reporter
- Dancers Against Cancer Industry Dance Awards Benefit Show (3 years)
- American Heart Association Heart Hero (2019 & 2020)

- Have traveled to 10 countries
- First Latina to win Miss California’s Outstanding Teen
- Invited to audition with Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance Taiwan Tour 2020
- Lived in Seoul, Korea for a year
- I am Venezuelan and Irish
- Traveled to Dublin and Toronto on my own
- Riverdance Guest Performance—Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (2019)
- Dance Across America Performer — 2021 Presidential Inauguration
- Performed with Justin Bieber
- Performed at WE Day children’s charity event (2 years)
- Invited guest performer at Disneyland (2018, 2019)
- Member of Fusion Fighters (2 years)
- Ambassador and social media influencer for Apolla Performance Shocks, Camelia Rose, Stylish Sketches by Shelley, RNH Fitness Program, and KiloGear
- Model for Kilogear and Camilla Rose

Savannah Jimenez - 2019

Savannah Jimenez - 2019

Miss Canyon Hills' Outstanding Teen 2019


SCHOLASTIC/CAREER AMBITION: Obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre / Perform on Broadway

TALENT: Musical Theatre Vocal - “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”

SCHOLASTIC HONORS: Principal’s List; Academic Achievement Award; All-American Scholar

LEADERSHIP ROLES: President of Choir; President of NCL class; Cheer Captain; Assistant Director for a children's theatre company; Dance Captain for several musicals; Church summer camp leader and emcee

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Shirley Temple Award; Inspire Award; Advanced Thespian; Orange County CAPPIE Nominee: Best Featured Actress; Orange County CAPPIE Winner: Best Ensemble; Spirit of NCL Award (2016); Spirit of NCL Award (2018); Nominated to serve on the Mental Wellness Committee; 2019 Quality of Life Award

- Studied Latin ballroom dancing;
- Cheered for five years;
- Likes to draw and paint in her free time;
- Can say and sing supercalifragilisticexpialidocious backwards;
- Obsessed with Wizard of Oz trivia;
- Sang for the Pope in Rome;
- Walked through the Holy Door in Saint Peter’s Basilica, which won’t open again until 2025!

Haylee Chaussee - 2018

Haylee Chaussee - 2018

Miss Canyon Hills' Outstanding Teen 2018

2018 Scholarship Awards:
Miss California's Outstanding Teen - 2nd Runner-up - $2,000
Miss Canyon Hills' Outstanding Teen - $250
Miss Canyon Hills' OT Quality of Life - $50
Miss Canyon Hills' OT - Miss Congeniality - $50

CAREER AMBITION: Obtain a B.S. in Medical Nutrition Therapy, an M.S. in Advanced Nutrition, and become a Clinical Nutritionist


TALENT: Jazz Dance

- Carol Bogue Tech Trek Scholarship Winner to attend UC Irvine STEM camp fully paid
- Received three dance scholarships to Break the Floor Dance Productions, Jump and West Coast Dance Explosion
- Varsity Track Runner,
- JV Cheer Leader,
- High School Dance Team,
- Elite Company dancer with Extensions Performing Arts Academy

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