Local girl named Indiana pre-teen titlist

Jacqueline Rivera, daughter of Elmer Rivera Sr. and Claudia Rivera, was crowned 2015 National American Miss Indiana Pre-Teen Cover Girl at the state pageant June 20 at the Marriott in Indianapolis.

She received her crown, banner and trophy. She also was fourth runner-up in casual wear modeling.

She received an invitation to compete at the national pageant during Thanksgiving week in Anaheim, California.

Jacqueline’s activities include student council, jazz dance at Tammy’s Dance Studio and swimming. In the fall, she will begin volunteering at Girls Inc. of Jackson County.