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2018 Ms. Wheelchair Texas Angel Arredondo

Angel Arredondo from San Marcos, Texas, was born with a rare condition called Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita. Angel has overcome many obstacles that most people would consider far too difficult. Although she lived with limitations, she always considered them to be blessings.At a young age she recognized her self acceptance and confidence which led her to […]

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2017 Ms. Wheelchair Texas Kendra Willis

Ambitious, busy, and determined would be the first words that come to mind when one meets Kendra Willis. Currently, she is employed by both Galena Park ISD and Pasadena ISD, where she manages and teaches special needs and general population children grades K-12. Kendra is also the proud owner of Sugar Gallery, making an assortment […]

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2016 Ms. Wheelchair Texas Sandy Spoonemore

Sandy Spoonemore was born in Aguana, Guam but considers Texas home after residing in Plano, just north of Dallas, for over 35 years. Many have said she was born to change lives, she defies limitations and uses her joyful personality, sense of humor, and emotional intelligence whether she is selling Mary Kay cosmetics or convincing […]

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2015 Ms. Wheelchair Texas Shelly Gray

Shelly Gray is a Native Texan, born and raised.She received her B.A. at Wesleyan University in CT in 1992, and lived there 8 years. Shelly received her J.D./M.S.W. at Washington University in St. Louis in 2000, and spent 7 years in Missouri.Since college, she worked as a desktop publisher on Wall Street, a non-profit fundraising […]

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2014 Ms. Wheelchair Texas Laura Halvorson

Laura Halvorson is a native Texan from the Dallas area. From a young age she has had the desire to help others and make the world a better place. When she was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy at age 15, this only furthered her desire to help others, especially those with disabilities. She has a Masters […]

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2011 Ms. Wheelchair Texas Amanda Hall

Amanda Hall graduated from Tarleton State University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications, and minors in Psychology and English. Having a passion for working with children with disabilities, she has worked in the public school systems as a Deaf Education Interpreter and Transcriptionist.

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2010 Ms. Wheelchair Texas Kemi Yemi-Ese

Kemi Yemi-Ese is a proud native Houstonian who lives here with her parents and four siblings. In July of 2006 while on her way home from a friend’s house, kemi lost control of her car while trying to avoid hitting another driver and crashed. From that accident she sustained a spinal cord injury (or SCI) […]

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