Karissa Dole, Miss Yorba Linda's Outstanding Teen 2019, is a 17 year old recent graduate of Yorba Linda High School and plans to attend California State University at Fullerton in the Fall. Her goal is to earn a doctorate in international business and become a member of the United States Olympic Committee. Karissa is an accomplished violinist and her platform is “Kindness in Action” which promotes the true benefits of showing kindness to others.
In June, Karissa did her home town of Yorba Linda proud when she was selected the 1st Runner Up to Miss California’s Outstanding Teen 2019. In addition, amongst all of the state competitors, Karissa was awarded the top Scholastic Achievement Award and the Outstanding Interview Award. This interview award was in addition to the Gerhardt Interview award she won at the local competition in February. This year alone, Karissa has earned a total of $4,000 in scholarships by competing in the local and state competitions.
Photo Credit: Maggie Mae Photography