A COLLEGE student has made her way through to the finals to be crowned Miss Teen Great Britain.

Louise Stace, 16, from Birch Hill in Bracknell is raising money for Cancer Research UK in honour of her auntie who battled cancer.

The beauty student from Bracknell and Wokingham college has now made it through to the finals of the competition, proving to be a strong contender to win the beauty pageant.

The teen has a target of £350 which she has to raise to compete in the finals, which takes place in October.

Nicola Crandley, Louise's mother believes her beauty has allowed her to get far in the competition.

She said: "I am so excited for her. "She is stunning and a natural beauty and whenever we are out in public, we get people coming up to us saying she is beautiful."

Each contestant has to raise funds for their chosen charity and the Bracknell student has chosen Cancer Research UK.

Louise is hoping to sort out events at fates and fayres to raise more money throughout her time on the Miss Teen GB competition.

The Miss Teen Great Britain competition has thousands of 16-19 year-old girls enter to be in with a chance of winning £1,000 and a potential modelling contract for a year.

The competition aims to build confidence and a positive atmosphere for young girls and teenagers.

Contestants go on to make new friends and provides a 'window of opportunities for the winners'.

Visit: http://bit.ly/2wGt06K to donate to the go fund me page.