(from examiner.com in Los Angeles)
Monica Stainer, a 15-year-old honors student from Huntington Beach, was crowned Friday night as Miss California Outstanding Teen 2009.
She serves as a student body officer at Edison High School in Huntington Beach, where she maintains a 4.4, straight-A grade point average and is active in cheerleading and other campus activities.
In high school, she has earned the Character Coalition Award and the Marine Biology and World History awards.
At the time of her crowning, she was Miss City of Los Angeles Outstanding Teen. She has also served as Miss Beach Cities.
Monica is an accomplished ballet dancer, attending the Southland Ballet Academy and placing high in ballet competitions.
She ran on an environmental awareness platform.
Her goal is to become chief financial officer of a Fortune 500 company.