An officer in the U.S. Air Force was crowned Miss America on Sunday night. Second Lt. Madison Marsh is the first active-duty service member to win the annual competition, according to the Air Force. She has achieved incredible milestones at a young age and honored her mother along the way. Her mother lost her battle with pancreatic cancer in 2018. Madison has channeled her grief in a positive way by advocating for pancreatic cancer research and early detection.
And she’s not just talking the talk. According to Marsh’s Miss Colorado website, while a graduate intern at Harvard, Marsh is studying artificial intelligence and its role in detecting pancreatic cancer.
She is committed to making a difference like Sky and others to fight this disease. To read more, click here.