THIS STUDENT from Northowram is in the running for the Miss Teen Queen UK crown.
Sami Taylor, 17, entered the pageant after she was scouted at the Clothes Show in Birmingham.
She was whisked away for a glamorous photo-shoot in London and has made it to the semi-final of the competition.
Now she needs your votes to go all the way.
Sami said: “I’d have never dreamed of applying for a competition like this before.
“It’s been exciting more than anything and it’s given me a lot of confidence.”
Sami is one of 36 girls now vying for votes for a place in the final.
The former Hipperholme Grammar School pupil is currently studying business at Huddersfield New College.
When she finishes she hopes to pursue a career in modelling.
To vote for Sami, text TQ18 to 81319 before 11.30pm on January 31.
Texts cost 75p plus the standard network charge.