Hyrum girl crowned Miss Utah’s Outstanding Teen

Marissa Nielsen of Hyrum was crowned Miss Utah’s Outstanding Teen 2010 at the Covey Center for the Arts in provo on Oct. 3.Nielsen is a junior at Mountain Crest where she is on the volleyball and track teams. She also enjoys participating in theatrical productions and her scholastic ambition is to get a masters degree in vocal performance from Utah State University.Along with the title, Nielsen won a $1,000 scholarship and a two-year tuition waiver from USU to continue her education, along with $3,000 in other prizes and sponsored gifts.For the talent portion of the competition, Nielsen performed “I Will Fly,” a vocal selection from local composer Jay Richards’ musical, “Little Women.”

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