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Breanna Chavez of Rolesville, North Carolina.  (Photo courtesy of Alma Santos Chavez)

Big congrats to Breanna Chavez of Rolesville, North Carolina who has been named 2014 Miss Jr. Pre-Teen Raleigh, a divisional title in the 2014 Miss Teen Raleigh pageant production.

She will be moving on to the 2015 National Competition to be held at the Orlando Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Miss Jr. Pre-Teen is one of four divisions that allows girls age 7 through 19 to compete in interviews and casual and formal wear modeling routines.

Breanna is a 7-year-old third grader at Sanford Creek Elementary School, where she is a member of the school chorus.

She is an active girl who enjoys studying tap and hip hop at Nan’s School of Dance in Wake Forest, and is a high red belt at J Tiger Tae Kwon Do in Rolesville.

Breanna finished first in the females 12 and younger group for the 2013 Road to Rolesville 5K Challenge, and fourth in the females 9 and younger age group for the 2014 Buddy Run 5K.

Breanna is the younger sister of Christian and older sister of Emily.

She is looking forward to her first year as an altar server at St. Catherine of Siena in Wake Forest.

Breanna was among 172 girls selected from over 900 applicants in early September for the 2014 Miss Teen Raleigh pageant.

After personal interview and casual and formal wear competitions on Oct. 3 and 4, contestants with the 10 highest overall scores in each division were introduced as this year’s finalists.

Each girl was then asked an additional question and judged on their replies, composure while answering, and the general atmosphere created while answering.

(Reprinted from The Rolesville Buzz)

Breanna’s proud parents are Darwin Chavez and Alma Santos Chavez.

She is a granddaughter of the late Lambert Santos and his widow Lina who heads Santos Travel and Tours in Cherry Hill, N.J.