Mardi Gras de la Louisiane 

April Lynn Nelson
Miss Louisiana's Outstanding Teen 2008
2009 Grand Marshal Children's Parade
April Lynn Nelson

April Nelson, Miss Louisiana's Outstanding Teen 2008, is a sixteen year old junior residing in Mandeville, Louisiana. She attends Fontainebleau High School in Manderville, and is a third year student at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts-Riverfront in New Orleans. April's platform is "I.O.U." - Improving Others and U through Volunteerism. The program stresses the importance of taking advantage of opportunities to give back to one's community.

In addition to maintaining her status as an "A" honor roll student, April is also a member of the National Honor Society, National Honor Roll, National Society of High School Scholars and Who's Who Among High School Students. April has also been honored by being selected as a member of the All State and District Honor Choirs. She is very involved in the arts in many ways, from her performance in plays to singing the Nation Anthem at sporting events. April is a dancer and accomplished vocalist.

April has been volunteering her time to better her community since the age of eight. Her volunteer efforts go hand in hand with the goals of the Miss Louisiana's Outstanding Teen Organization which are to serve the young people across the state of Louisiana be promoting scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living and community involvement.

If you would like to book April for an appearance at your club, church or civic group, or at a community event, please contact Don Humble, Teen Committee Chairman-Miss Louisiana Organization at misslateen@aol.com, or by calling 337.304.5815.


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