Gabrielle Alban, of Palmerton, will compete this weekend for the title of Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA.
The competition will take place at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport in Pittsburgh Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1-2.
The winner of this weekend's pageant will go on to represent Pennsylvania in the Miss Teen USA pageant.
Gabrielle, 17, is a senior at Palmerton Area High School. Her activities include being a soccer manager, playing basketball, softball and indoor soccer. She is also an altar server at Sacred Heart Parish in Palmerton.