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2017 San Antonio's Outstanding Teen, Portland Tidwell

Portland is a 16 year old junior attending St. Anthony Catholic High School.  After graduating, she plans to attend the University of the Incarnate Word seeking a degree in Pre-medical biology.  She is a cheerleader and a proud member of the international Thespian Society.  She is a student at the Woodlawn Academy of the Performing Arts and (NYA) The San Antonio Network for Young Artists.

Portland has her own business called Pretty Princess Portland entertainment services.she is also a headliner princess for the Glass Slippers character company.  In her spare time she volunteers at the local YMCA.  There she assists in the princess in training program.  As a student writer for the Christian Writers Group of greater San Antonio, she will be writing her first 30-50 page Book "Purity is Pretty", which is her platform and hopes to raise awareness and offer support on how to handle the pressure society places on those that choose to remain pure and wait for that special day.

From January To date Portland has served over 178 hours of community Service in her volunteer work and public speaking.  Being on the stage is her passion.  Making it to Broadway staring in a musical is one of her dreams. Portland plans on accomplishing many great things that will leave her mark on this world.