Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen 2019
Claire is a senior at Stillwater High School and a concurrent student at Oklahoma State University. She has maintained an unweighted 4.0 GPA including many AP classes, so her weighted GPA is over 4.0. Claire is the founder of Show Compassion Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non profit organization that has partnered with national brands such as Amazon Smile and Kendra Scott. She has personally spoken to more than 6,000 people regarding the education initiative “It Could Be You - Show Compassion”. Through her work as President and former Vice President with Oklahoma Special Olympics Youth Activation Committee, she has co-hosted two statewide Youth Leadership Summits and was a session speaker at those events. She conducted a CEU class for a professional organization and has been an event emcee for the 2019 Oklahoma Special Olympics delegation World Games send-off and the 2019 Oklahoma Miss Amazing Pageant.
In addition to her own non-profit, Claire is the Major Events Director for another organization, Stillwater Makes A Change where her service contributed to a total of $370,000 raised for beneficiaries in the last two years. Claire coordinated and co-hosted a gala that raised a net of $36,000 in one night. Nationally, Claire received the 2018 National Youth Activist Award in Inspiring Arts, is a two-time President’s Volunteer Service Award recipient, and was a Teens In Action (Community Service) Award Finalist at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen competition. Statewide, she was a Prudential Spirit of Community Award Distinguished Finalist and has received three State of Oklahoma Citations for her volunteer efforts. In regard to her vocal talent, Kristin Chenoweth presented Claire with the Veronica Bocelli Distinguished Artist Award (wife of Andrea Bocelli) and Claire was a Voice of the Heartland Finalist.
At school, Claire is the Vice President of Student Council, the President of Unified Peers, and a member of the Advanced Mock Trial Team, National Honor Society, and Beta Club.
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