Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen prepares for national stage

Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen is preparing to compete for the national title.

Savannah Horstman was crowned Miss Onalaska before winning the statewide competition last month.

She met with guests at the Onalaska American Legion until 6 p.m. Sunday and showed off her singing talent.

Horstman is excited to promote her platform, which is #Ally: Supporting My Friends in the LGBTQ+ Community.

“I actually picked it because one of my best friends in seventh grade came out to me, and he was so scared to come out to his parents. I realized that nobody should be scared to just be who they are,” said Horstman.

She is selling pins to benefit The Trevor Project, a national suicide prevention hotline for LGBTQIA youth. So far, she has raised more than $1,200.

She is excited to talk about her platform and sing “Finding Wonderland” during the national competition, which starts July 23 in Orlando, Florida. The finals will be held July 27.

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