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Contact: Hilary Muehlberger
Byron Center, MI – July 8, 2019 – Hilary Muehlberger of Greenwood, Missouri was crowned Ms. Wheelchair America 2020 in Little Rock, Arkansas on July 6, 2019.
Hilary is the first Ms. Wheelchair America from the state of Missouri in the organization's 48-year history.
She competed for the title of Ms. Wheelchair America from July 1 through July 7th at the Little Rock Marriott Hotel. She represented the state of Missouri alongside 22 other state titleholders. Although the contestants are showcased in a competition format, physical beauty is not a consideration. The week long competition required Hilary to demonstrate an ability to advocate for people with disabilities across the nation. She was judged through a series of interviews, participation in advocacy and leadership workshops, her presence and public poise, and the substance of her platform speech.