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Miss Teen International at IDA

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Posted Dec 27, 2009 at 5:12:51 PM
Subject: Miss Teen International at IDA

Jessica Byington spoke eloquently at the President's Celebration dinner on that Friday evening during the 60th Annual International Dyslexia Association's Conference.

She has been named Miss Teen International for 2009 and her platform is dyslexia. She will be working with the International Dyslexia Association. Read about it here:


Both she and Jennifer Smith, the now 16 year old author of the book "Dyslexia Wonders", were each presented with the new Intel Reader by Ben Foss from Intel -- better known to many of us from his video documentary Headstrong Nation:


Dr. Guinevere Eden briefly spoke and introduced the two young role models to a captivated audience. The ambiance of the beach-side dining and entertainment could not be eclipsed by the presentations made by these two well spoken young women.

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