She is the daughter of Casie and Andrew Dawson of Ringgold.
As a state winner, Lexi will receive a free pair of Eagle Eyes® Optics Rock-It™ Sunglasses for Kids that includes a kids’ Fisher® space pen. She will also advance to the next round of judging where celebrity judges, including broadcaster Larry King, “Fox NFL Sunday” host Curt Menefee and actress Barbara Eden, from the television classic “I Dream of Jeannie,” will choose the national winner.
The national winner of the Most Beautiful Eyes Contest will receive a $10,000 educational scholarship. In addition, the winner and two family members will enjoy a weekend in Chicago to attend the Prevent Blindness America annual awards banquet on Nov. 2, where the scholarship will be officially awarded.
Dedicated to eliminating preventable blindness, Prevent Blindness Georgia was founded in 1965 as the state affiliate of Prevent Blindness America, the nation’s leading volunteer eye health and safety organization. With a focus on promoting a continuum of vision care, Prevent Blindness Georgia touches the lives of thousands of people each year through public and professional education, advocacy, certified vision screening and training and community and patient service programs. To donate to Prevent Blindness Georgia, visit pbga.org or call 404-266-2020. You can also read their blog, fan them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.