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Let's Do This Texas!

by Taylor Kilpatrick Miss Frisco

Supporting: PEOPLE'S CHOICE MISS 2022 for Miss Texas Organization

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Hello Texas!


I have the honor of serving as Miss Frisco 2022.   I have been a heart health advocate for several years.  Heart disease runs rampant on my mom's side of the family and I know that it can be prevented with the right lifestyle.  I don't want to lose another precious family member, friend, colleague, or Texan to heart disease -- but, I almost did.


In the late afternoon of May 6, 2022 (yes, just a few short weeks ago), my father suffered a severe heart attack while riding his motorcycle.  He blacked out and crashed head on into a large steel road construction sign traveling at 70 mph.  This single vehicle accident altered the trajectory of my family's life.


I am Taylor Kilpatrick and I am so thankful that my dad survived the heart attack and is recovering from his extensive wounds that were a result.  He underwent 5 surgeries in 10 days and, since his accident five weeks ago, has not been able to return home.   Now, my mission as a heart health advocate is to ensure that others do not experience the challenges we are facing because of heart disease.  As Miss Texas, I aim to save lives and prevent accidents such as my dad's because of my passion for heart health.


A little more about me:  I am a 2020 graduate of Texas Christian University majoring in Strategic Communications with a Dance emphasis where I was able to apply many scholarships earned through the Miss America Organization.  Following college, I was blessed to join the American Heart Association (AHA) as a Project Coordinator.   At AHA I worked in the Youth Market Division where I was able to coordinate programs for youth, parents and school administrators all across the United States focused on improving heart health.  Through the Miss Texas Organization, I am able to continue that work via my social impact initiative, Heart of Gold.  Both personally and professionally I am committed to saving lives.


Let's do this Texas!


Taylor

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