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Highlands Middle School Gets a Royal Visit

Maria Delgado, Miss Texas with International United Miss, visits Highlands Middle School

Students at Highlands Middle School got a visit from royalty! 

Maria Delgado stopped by to share her journey to being crowned Miss Texas with International United Miss pageants. Maria lives in Houston now, but she grew up in the Tri-Cities and graduated from Legacy High School in 2016. 

She spoke with Highlands students about believing in themselves, making smart choices and persevering. Highlands staff member Tommie Oatis arranged the visit.

Two students smile while listening to a guest speaker in class

 

A student in a black shirt smiles while listening to a guest speaker in class

 

A student in a black shirt is shown in profile while listening to a guest speaker

 

Two students sit in chairs, listening on a guest speaker. One wears a gray T-shirt and holds a sweatshirt in her lap and the

 

A student wearing a black T-shirt and red and black beaded necklaces smiles while listening to a guest speaker

 

A student is shown in profile listening to a guest speaker in class