New Miss Teen USA 2017 Is Latina Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff
EXCERPT: AZ Central
Miss Missouri Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff dazzled the crowd and claimed the title of Miss Teen USA 2017 in Phoenix on Saturday.
Dominguez-Heithoff, 17, graduated from high school a year early and is pursuing a degree in political science and ethics at the University of Kansas. She plans to go on to law school.
The new Miss Teen USA created an organization that aims to make community service fun and easy for teenagers [and] has worked with Missouri legislators to create policies that provide people with disabilities better care and resources.