Miss Louisiana Teen USA
Age 18 | Lafayette | Photos
Miss Louisiana Teen USA 2021 is Gracie Elizabeth Petry. A native of Lafayette, Gracie is a freshman at Louisiana State University where she is pre-med, majoring in biology. Her goal is to become a physician.
Giving back is one of Gracie’s passions. She is the founder of the non-profit “Smile Pack,” which sends packages of toothpaste, toothbrushes and floss to children in need of dental care. She came up with the idea while on a dental mission trip to the Mexico in 2018 and initially funded the project with her babysitting money. She now sends the Smile Packs worldwide.
Gracie is active in her church and her community, volunteering with the local food back as well as several medical clinics. She works with underprivileged children and has also served as a summer camp counselor.
Having grown up on a farm, she has a deep love of animals and has won ribbons for her participation in livestock shows.
She is active in her sorority, Delta Zeta and in her spare time, enjoys modeling.
Gracie is the daughter of Amy and Jarrod Petry and is the oldest of four children. She would like to use her title to bring awareness to the scoliosis medical condition.
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