The Local Spotlight Featuring Miss Connecticut 2018 Bridget Oei

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Bridget Oei is 22 from Hebron, Connecticut and a recent Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Connecticut with an Honors degree in Environmental Chemistry and is planning on attending medical school. 

Through her platform, Women in STEM: Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovators, Bridget uses her experiences in science research to encourage young women to explore their own potential in STEM. Bridget believes in research as a creative approach to solving daily science inquiries. She hopes to ignite curiosity among young women to think outside of the box as they explore the world around them, leading them to envision their potential as innovators and leaders in STEM fields and we are so excited to welcome her on The Local Spotlight Podcast! 

My send off celebration was magical! Thank you @mnso2017 for putting together the event @samanthacarolinephotography for the pictures, and ALL for spending the evening with me. My heart is overwhelmed by all the love and full of gratitude to be representing the BEST state❤️ #wearemissamerica #missamerica2019 #letsdothisct #sendoff

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Proud and honored every day to be representing my home and @prideofct 🇺🇸

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This shirt is what it’s all about! My friend Marco, who was a patient at @ctchildrensmedctr is now using his design abilities to raise money for CT Children’s. AND his designs are just so great! Please help my buddy out and get your apparel today! Link in bio! @bluewaveclothing #cmnh #ctchildrensmedicalcenter #wearemissamerica #bluewaveclothing #support #collaboration

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Proud of my Morgan today and always! She showed America her heart, and is a perfect example of grace and love. Her heart of gold is coming home to our state! I am so glad to have her by my side in CT this year❤️ @_morganmancini @maoteenct

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Wow I had a blast mock interviewing for Miss America at Pratt and Whitney! I almost thought they were going to offer me a job😆 Dress by : @whbm #wearemissamerica #interviews #ready #missamericahereicome #innovatehappy

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