Micaela has been singing, dancing and acting since she could walk/talk. She always performs impromptu shows at home alone or with friends. She has always been excellent in everything she puts her mind and effort to, including dancing, drama, singing, academics and sport. She has represented South Africa in chess for 4 years in a row now, was third in Africa in the under 8 section in 2011 and won the South African Junior Chess title in her age group as well as the African championships in 2012 and participated in the World Champs in Slovenia. she also won the SA chess championship for girls under 10 and was in Scotland for the Chess Commonwealth games. Micaela is a natural, energetic and excellent public speaker and in 2013 she was chosen as 1 of 2 children in Gauteng to go to the ATKV Redenaars final as one of the 20 best children in the country for grades 1-3. Every year she is one of the best in her school, if not the best. She is excellent in unprepared speeches too. She has represented her school’s A teams in her age for every sport she participate in, i.e. netball, hockey, athletics, swimming, chess and tennis. Micaela started singing in 2013 with Helene Bester and was rewarded with diplomas in all three of her events in the Jhb North Eisteddfod. She and her duet partner were also the category winners. This year, as a grade 4 pupil, Micaela has been chosen for a solo singing and acting role in the school’s senior (grade 4-7) concert and was a hit on stage. This week she will participate in the Pendoring advert competition as one of the children singing on a radio advert for Orbit chewing gum. She is photogenic and is always photo-ready. She has such a warm glowing skin tone and loves to dress and always look well. She loves to have her picture taken by family and friends and posing for the camera. Her new hobby is to make music videos at home. Since grade 1 she has competed every year in the Central Gauteng Eistedfod in more than 10 drama items every year. She does excellent in drama and is does drama as an activity at school too which she absolutely loves! She always gets feedback that she is very natural and has a beautiful smile. Recently Micaela participated in the South African Talent Championships (SATCH) and went through to the National rounds for drama, singing and modelling in 2014. As an energetic, self-confident and beautiful young girl, Micaela makes friends easily and is loved wherever she goes. She is the centre of attraction, yet humble and very mature for her age. Her personality and smile are her biggest assets and no challenge is ever too big for her. Her zest for life is contagious! Her dream is to become an actress and model.