Kingsbury schoolgirl scoops a place in the finals of UK Teen Dreams contest

St Gregory’s Secondary School pupil hopes to win beauty competition on Sunday

A Kingsbury schoolgirl has scooped a place in the finals of charity beauty contest which encourages teenagers to make a difference in the world.

Adobera Ejikeme, 15, hopes to be crowned the winner of the first ever UK Teen Dreams which will take place on Sunday (18).

Organised by the Mad Foundation, a charity that helps people in some of the world’s poorest countries by working with them at a grassroots level to develop community resources, the contest aims to promote the importance of teenagers working with people living in developing countries.

Miss Ejikeme, a student at St Gregory’s Secondary School in Donnington Road, Kenton, said: “I am very excited about the competition and the opportunity I’ve been given.”

For more information about the foundation visit www.madfoundation.org and to vote for Miss Ejikeme visit www.ukteendreams.com.