Larissa is 13 years old and a 7th grader at B Garza MS where she is in the cheer squad and a member of student council. She has a passion for service and has been involved in community service and volunteerism since the age of 5. Her platform is Shelter Pet Advocacy, which she chose because she loves working with animals and believes all animals deserve a loving home. Larissa is also the founder of the V. O.I.C.E Movement: Volunteerism and Outreach In Communities Everywhere. She encourages others to use their Voice and make a difference in their community. She has worked with a plethora of organizations from Flip Flops to the World, Palm Valley Animal Center, the Laurie P Andrews Center, Recycled Rovers No Kill Animal Shelter, City of Weslaco blessing boxes, food drives, recycling, toy donations, and so much more! In 2020, she was awarded the Gold Presidential Volunteer Service award by TCM for tireless efforts to do good and help others. Larissa is the reigning Jr Miss Texas Regency International and will compete at the international finals this summer in Las Vegas. She has a dog named Maximus and a rescue cat named Beatrice, and loves K-Pop.
2021 February Girl of the Month