Miss Illinois Teen USA 2016 - Olivia Pura
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Olivia Pura

  • Age: 20

    Hometown: Deer Park

  • Height: 5’ 10”

    Birthday: July 03

Olivia is a senior at Lake Zurich High School, where she holds a 5.2 GPA in AP and Honors classes. She has been recognized by the Presidential Scholars Program for her academic achievement and leadership work. As president of Habitat for Humanity Club and a member of National Honor Society and student council, Olivia is active in both school and the community. Olivia started the Blanket Buddies Project, a nonprofit organization that donates blankets to hospitals in Illinois. Through the BPP, over 300 blankets have been donated so far. A first-generation Polish-American, Olivia values being bilingual and keeps her Polish culture and traditions close to heart. She grew up loving the fine arts, and has become an accomplished musician, dancer, and artist. Olivia especially enjoys creating paintings, which have been featured in both regional and state art shows around Illinois. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her three younger siblings and goldendoodle puppy, Ebony.