Official Preliminary to Miss Texas and Miss America Scholarship Competitions

2019 Miss Austin, Jacqueline Petescia


Jacqueline is a freshmen at the University of Texas at Austin where she is majoring in Health and society and Pre-Med and minoring in Nonprofits.  She is a member of the Omega chapter of the Alpha Phi sorority.  Her talents includes being a classically trained opera singer as well as yodeling.  She owns and runs a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Friends Don't Count Chromosomes to help kids living with intellectual and developmental disabilities become involved in their community.

Last year at Miss Texas she was a finalist for Quality of Life, National highest GPA and overall community service award winner and is thrilled to represent Austin at the 2019 Miss Texas Competition.