17 year old Maggie Donaldson made history by becoming the first Deaf Miss Smiling Irish Eyes this year. And it is a well deserved recognition, as this award is based on serious efforts! She is the 50th in a long line of those who earn the award by involvement in community service and other recognized achievements. And, in her spare time, she's achieved so well in school she's the valedictorian.
You can watch the video below and read more here. Happy St. Patrick's Day!