Himanvi Panidepu becomes 1st Indian to win USA beauty contest
Himanvi Panidepu has become the first girl of Indian origin to be crowned Miss Virginia Teen USA 2018.
This is a huge step towards inclusion for people of Indian origin living in the USA. Himanvi Panidepu is a student of a high school in Virginia.
She had earlier won the Miss Central Virginia Teen USA pageant and participated in the Miss Virginia Teen USA 2018 contest.
Panidepu is happy and proud to win the beauty contest as an Indian origin teenager.
As part of pageant involvement, she will be working for the children and adults with special needs and disabilities.