Local going for a big crown

Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 3, 2012

Temples Williams is competing for the 2012 Las Vegas Motor Speedway USA Teen March 7-14 in Las Vegas and is currently Miss LaPlace.

Williams is the 16-years-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 Girl Talk Inc. events and volunteering her time with the Generation Changers Ministry, which helps provide food and clothes for those in need. She also competed in the 2012 Miss Louisiana Teen USA Pageant, which was sponsored by Donald Trump.  

Williams hopes to attend LSU or the University of Alabama in the future to become a doctor of psychology. Williams said she would love to have a career in high fashion modeling and acting.