Sat, Jun 17, 2023 Hollywood and Zionsville: The Reigning Teen Queen Kayla Patterson Miss Indiana’s Teen 2022 has just crowned her successor, The Winner against 29 Contestants, Miss South Bend's Teen Keegan Connor as new Miss Indiana’s Teen 2023 at the end of Grand Finale in The Star Bank Performing Arts Center, 1000 Mulberry St, Zionsville, IN 46077 on Saturday, June 17th, 2023 which commenced at 6PM.
Newly Crowned Teen Queen Keegan Connor Miss Indiana’s Teen 2023 will represent her IN state at the national stage, where Washington’s Morgan Greco Miss America’s Teen 2023 will crown her successor at the end of grand finale.
New Teen Queen, Keegan Connor Miss Indiana’s Teen 2023 is 31ST Entry to Class of 2023 to Miss America’s Teen 2024.
The Court of New Queen has four runner-up, Addison Chattin 1st Runner-up, Miss Northeast’s Teen; Hannah Grace Colin 2nd Runner-up, Miss Harvest Homecoming’s Teen; Meg Dimmett 3rd Runner-up, Miss Cardinal’s Teen; and DaeLynn Diver 4th Runner-up, Miss Capital City's Teen 2023.
Connor is Founder of Keegan Cares: Scoliosis Awareness. She is Miss South Bend’s Teen 2023 and has official website for the social initiative at Keegancares.com and social media handles @keeganconnormusic , @misssouthbendteenin and @keegancares. She tells about her non-profit "Within my organization, I focus on educating others on the signs of scoliosis. On my website, KeeganCares.com, you can find a FREE downloadable flyer of my back that shows the recognizable signs of scoliosis."
The Teen Queen adds more "I decided to start my nonprofit because when I was 13 I was diagnosed with severe scoliosis. I didn’t even know my spine was curving this whole time! I struggled to find answers of my options so I created a resource that I and others needed, Keegan Cares! I mentor, speak, and advocate for the reinstatement of scoliosis checks in schools!"
WHAT. IS. LIFE
"I am so incredibly grateful and humbled to receive the evening gown preliminary award! Thank you to @houseofk_boutique for making my dream dress come to life!! And thank you to my AHMAHZING director, @q_port , for helping me bring out my most authentic self onstage! I definitely channeled my inner Taylor Swift with my “Speak Now” inspired dress"
"Also, I loved getting to speak about scoliosis awareness and my journey with my diagnosis! Onstage question used to be a terrifying aspect of competition for me, but I have loved becoming more natural and more “me” onstage and I’m happy to say I accomplished that!"
"And, a huge congrats to @missnortheaststeenin for winning the talent preliminary award last night! so proud of you 🏻 And thank you to @theworldoffrank for sponsoring my award!"
Scoliosis Strong Story!
"I’m so excited that my interview with Setting Scoliosis Straight is now live on Youtube! I shared my story of being diagnosed with scoliosis, my nonprofit Keegan Cares, and the Miss Indiana Organization and how it has allowed me to speak on a larger platform! This is a very timely interview because June is actually Scoliosis Awareness Month Go check it out!!"