COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Girls Inc. of Columbus welcomed Miss Columbus 2016, Seychelle Hercules and Olivia Burger, Miss Outstanding Teen Columbus at Girls Inc Monday.
The girls spoke at the Baker and Dorothy Hyatt Centers about goal setting.
Both say it was Girls Inc. that helped shape the person they are today.
"A girl can do anything that she wants to do that is my message to the girls today. I want them to be strong, I want them to be smart. I want them to be bold," Miss Columbus 2016 Seychelle Hercules said.
"Now there are so many negative things coming at them from all directions. It is really important to stay true to yourself. Whenever you stay true to yourself can accomplish so many things," said Miss Outstanding Teen Columbus Olivia Burger.
They spoke about how they want to be role models for young girls.