PBA announces ‘Most Beautiful Eyes’

Kayla Helferich, 8, from South Carolina, is the grand prize winner in Prevent Blindness America’s (PBA’s) “Most Beautiful Eyes” contest. Helferich has been awarded a $25,000 scholarship and will become the face of Star Pupils, PBA’s signature children's eye health program.

Chicago-Kayla Helferich, 8, from South Carolina, is the grand prize winner in Prevent Blindness America’s (PBA’s) “Most Beautiful Eyes” contest. Helferich has been awarded a $25,000 scholarship and will become the face of Star Pupils, PBA’s signature children's eye health program.

Lyla Zaragoza, 2, of Oklahoma, won the first runner-up prize of a $4,000 scholarship, and Hailey Verrill, 4, from Maine received a $2,000 scholarship as the second runner-up.

The national contest took place earlier this year when parents of children aged 0 to 17 years were encouraged to submit a photo of their child online.

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