Miss America brings message of hope to Milwaukee

Miss America – and Wisconsin native – Laura Kaeppeler brought a message of hope to Milwaukee girls at a forum organized by Images of Us (IOU) Sports earlier this month. IOU Sports is a Milwaukee-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate and empower girls by using sports to instill leadership, teamwork and discipline. Miss America spoke to the girls about about leadership, overcoming adversity and positive decision making. MPS students in the School to Work Transition Program were invited to attend, including Pulaski High School senior Mai Yer Lee.