Spotswood High School Graduate Named Second Runner-Up In Miss Virginia Pageant
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Posted: August 12, 2014
By Hannah Pitstick
At age 16, Elizabeth Martin entered the Rockingham County baked goods contest, before her mom suggested she enter the beauty pageant, as well. Martin was named Miss Apple Blossom in May 2014. (Courtesy Photo)
As Miss Apple Blossom, Elizabeth Martin, 22, visits local schools to promote her platform. (Courtesy Photo)
As a first-grader, Elizabeth Martin was diagnosed with amblyopia, commonly referred to as lazy eye. Her classmates often teased her about the eye patch she wore to combat the condition. To boost her…