Congratulations to Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2010 Shannon Renade Lavine Minnick from Silver Spring, Maryland. Shannon was crowned at the Doubletree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland on November 7, 2009. Shannon will represent Maryland at the Ms. Wheelchair America pageant in Grand Rapids, Michigan in August 2010.
Shannon plans and facilitates The National Rehabilitation Hospital Community Connections Support Group once a month. On a daily basis at work and in her community, Shannon tries to educate individuals with disabilities with information on secondary conditions, housing, Medicaid, and sports activities in the community.
Five words Shannon uses to describe herself are Honest, Determined, Shy but Confident, and Abled.