Doncaster 11-year-old makes semi-finals of teen girl modelling contest

A Doncaster schoolgirl is heading for the top after reaching the semi-finals of a modelling contest for youngsters.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 28th April 2016, 8:17 am
Updated Thursday, 28th April 2016, 9:23 am

Zara Mawer, 11, has been selected to represent our town in the finals of Little Miss Teen GB.

Zara, a pupil at Lakeside's XP School, has won a place in the semi-final of the contest after beating off competition from across Great Britain to clinch her place.

The singer, dancer and model loves trying new things and meeting new people.

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Her mum Rachel said: "Zara has raised money with her dance school for children with terminal illnesses and is always ready to help others. She is a blessing to us."

She is a pupil at Askern based school Dance Craze.

Zara said: "I am so excited to have made it to the semi final, it is a great achievement!"

Teenagers from across Great Britain will compete for the crown in a spectacular grand final. The winner of Little Miss Teen Great Britain will walk away with some incredible prizes – including £250.

The grand final will be held in 2016 at The Globe in Blackpool. The weekend is set to be full of fun, with the finalists enjoying a Beauty Queen Challenge Day, a pyjama diva party and much more.

She said: "Making it to the grand final would be a dream come true – fingers crossed I will be able to represent my hometown and win the Little Miss Teen Great Britain crown."