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Miss Oregon visits Eastwood Elementary K-2

March 11, 2021 - Kindergarten through 2nd graders at Eastwood Elementary School (a Dual Language school) were treated to a surprise guest yesterday, March 10, 2021, Miss Oregon 2020 Katerina Villegas. After a video introduction, students got to interact with Ms. Villegas and ask questions fielded by Principal Lindsay Garcia in both English and Spanish. Ms. Villegas was asked how she felt about public speaking on stage and receiving the honor of Miss Oregon 2020 to which she gave the students tips on how to stay positive and deal with nervous feelings. Big thanks to Ms. Villegas for making a special day for students. Ms. Villegas will return for grades 3-6 next Wednesday. See her story in the video below (Q&A at 13 minutes)...

About Katerina Villegas
Miss Oregon USA 2020, Katerina Villegas, 27, a doctorate student and future Clinical Air Force Psychologist, works to educate others on developing coping mechanisms for the issues of mental health such as anxiety and depression. Her goal is to challenge our youth by encouraging them to step outside their comfort zones to grow in confidence. Katerina has had two Billboard Chart hits and has performed her song “Hey Mami,” on national and international television.

Sobre Katerina Villegas
Miss Oregon USA 2020, Katerina Villegas, de 27 años, estudiante de doctorado y futura psicóloga clínica de la Fuerza Aérea, trabaja para educar a otros sobre el desarrollo de mecanismos de afrontamiento para problemas de salud mental como la ansiedad y la depresión. Su objetivo es desafiar a nuestros jóvenes animándolos a salir de sus zonas de confort para crecer en confianza. Katerina ha tenido dos éxitos en las listas de Billboard y ha interpretado su canción "Hey Mami" en la televisión nacional e internacional.