Liberty Barnum is an 13-year old from Ooltewah, TN At the age of 7, Libby sustained an incomplete C6-T1 spinal cord injury. Since then, she was chosen as the 2013 Children’s Miracle Network Champion Ambassador for the state of North Carolina where she was invited to tour children’s hospitals in Orlando, FL and Washington, DC.
As Little Miss Wheelchair Tennessee, Liberty plans to help make public schools accessible and to bring awareness to discrimination of children with disabilities.
Skylar has a desire to participate in anything she possibly can. She faces life head-on with a happy smile on her face. During the Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee Crowning Ceremony, she expects to have a fun, wonderful learning experience. She looks forward to meeting new friends along the way. Skylar has cerebral palsy. Skylar and her family say she is smiling, loving, unforgettable, special, and imaginative.
Hanna is an 11-year old Merit Roll Scholar in the fifth grade at Briarwood School in Camden. She participates in Cheerleading, 4-H, and school plays. Hanna enjoys singing, camping, riding 4-wheelers, swimming, and being outdoors. She also helps raise funds for Vanderbilt Heart research and also to help families at Christmas. She has 2 younger sisters, a younger brother, and an older stepbrother and loves being with her family and friends. Hanna, who has Cerebral Palsy, describes herself as Loving, Happy, Inspirational, Funny, and Strong. Her goal as Little Miss Tennessee is to educate children on disabilities so that they can learn that someone who uses a wheelchair is really not any different from anyone else.