Local going for the crown

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 22, 2011

Temples Williams is competing for the 2012 Miss Louisiana Teen USA and is currently Miss LaPlace.

She is the 16-year-old daughter of Jonathan and Dr. Sheletta Williams of LaPlace. Williams is a junior at Riverside Academy. Her extracurricular activities include dancing and modeling. Williams also enjoys speaking at DARE events and Girl Talk Inc and volunteering her time with the Generation Changers Ministry, which helps provide food and clothes for those in need within the metropolitan area.

Williams also has volunteered with River of Life and Habitat for Humanity to help those in need. She hopes to attend LSU or University of Alabama in the future to become a doctor of psychology. She said she would love to do high fashion modeling and act.