Rylea Fields is your 2017 ANTSO National Preteen. She is a seventh grader in Mansfield, Texas, where she is an active member of Student Council, athlete on the Volleyball team, and an honor roll student. Rylea is a competitive gymnast. She competes for both American Gymnastics Association (AGA), where she is a Level 10 and USA Gymnastics (USAG), where she is currently a Level 8. Rylea started Rylea’s Ribbons in second grade, where she makes hairbows, headbands, and hair ties and donates them to various causes. Rylea’s Ribbons has helped raise over $25,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Rylea’s Ribbons has also helped homeless girls, North Texas Angels, and the Brain Tumor Society to name just a few. Rylea has served the past 2 years as Registration Chair for North Texas Angels Pageant in Frisco, TX which is a pageant for those with special needs. She has volunteered with Texas Angels Pageant for 4 years in both Waco, TX and Richardson, TX. Rylea is a Salvation Army Bell Ringer and has adopted Walnut Creek Assisted Living at Christmas for the past 5 years, where she purchases gifts and delivers them to each resident. Rylea has been recognized by PTA Reflections for her photography, visual arts, literature and dance choreography at both the state and district level. She received a Presidential Community Service Award and is the youngest recipient of the Mansfield Masonic Lodge Community Builder Award. Rylea has been featured in BYou Magazine twice. Rylea was your 2015 ANTSO National Preteen and is proud to be representing ANTSO once again as a national titleholder in 2017. She loves ANTSO and all that it stands for and hopes to see and meet you at Nationals in November!