Bossier Chamber’s first student member to donate books to Apollo

Benton High student, MIss Louisiana High School America presents books to Apollo Elementary and says BE B.R.A.V.E.

Benton High School student Jillian Maxwell, who was crowned recently
as Miss Louisiana High School America 2018, will be at Apollo
Elementary to present Be B.R.A.V.E. — an anti-bullying platform.
Jillian has started the company “Silly Socks by Jilly,”
( and for every pair of socks she sells, she
will donate a book to elementary schools.   She has sold enough socks
to give books to each Kindergarten and 1st grade classroom in the
district. Apollo will be the first school she visits to present the

In addition, Governor Jon Bel Edwards has proclaimed March 1 as “Be
B.R.A.V.E. Day” in Louisiana in recognition of Jillian’s national
platform and anti-bullying campaign of the Miss Junior High, High
School and Collegiate America Organization. Jillian is also the first student member of the Bossier Chamber of Commerce!