Miss Tennessee High School America, Desireé Dyson, is joining the Hydrocephalus Association to bring awareness for those living with hydrocephalus, a chronic neurological condition that has no cure, in the State of Tennessee and across the country.
Desireé Dyson is the reigning 2016 Miss Tennessee High School America. She recently crowned her successor as she was also Miss Tennessee’s Teen Princess 2015. She is the first to ever hold two state titles in Tennessee and the very first African American to be crowned in the Miss America organization since it started in 1953. She is also the first Tipton County resident to hold a state title. Desireé will compete in nationals July 10th-July 17th for Miss High School America in San Antonio, Texas. Her current platform, B.R.A.V.E., promotes Building Respect And Values for Everyone throughout classrooms, libraries, and communities. She is looking forward to expanding her platform to focus on individuals living with hydrocephalus, a chronic medical condition that poses a number of daily challenges for individuals, from infancy through adulthood. Desireé is involved in her community and has over 350 volunteer hours. She will be graduating from the Brighton High School class of 2017. She is enrolled in dual college courses and maintains a 3.86 out of 4.0 GPA.