Roels to compete for Miss International crown

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Jillian Roels
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Jillian Roels, director of the Redmond chapter of the Girl Talk international mentoring program, was named the new Miss Washington-International 2013. She will be competing July 26-27 in Chicago for the Miss International crown.

She is founder and executive director of her own 501c3 nonprofit, Spark Your Heart, an organization dedicated to inspiring and creating random acts of kindness. In addition to her organization, she is the owner of Spark Your Little Heart Guild with the Seattle Children’s Hospital.

A freshman at Seattle Pacific University, Roels is majoring in sociology and currently volunteering to teach and mentor Somalian refugees with the Neighborhood House in White Center.


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