(WTNH) – A Bristol teen is not only giving back to her community but preparing to represent Connecticut in the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2022 Competition.

News 8 sat down with Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen 2022, Peyton Troth, to hear about how she is preparing for the competition. She also talks about her organization Peyton’s Promise Education Initiative, which provides students with the tools they need to be successful in school.

To learn more go to peytonspromise.info and www.missct.org.

Watch the video above for the full interview.