Voorhees resident dressed as Frog Princess visits low income preschools

13-year-old Voorhees resident hopes to inspire young African American girls with the message, “with hard work, you can achieve anything.”

Special to The Sun/The Sun: 8th grader, Veronica James, dresses as the Frog Princess while visiting low income communities in Wilmington DE on Dec. 2. James read a story, sang a song, taught a dance and gave gifts afterwards.

 

On Thursday, Dec. 2, 13-year-old 8th grader Veronica James from Voorhees, NJ and Sew Classy Princess Parties based in Wilmington, DE, visited preschools that specifically serve low-income families to inspire young African American girls.

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James, dressed as the Frog Princess, read her story, sang a song, taught a dance lesson, gave out gifts and posed for photos with the children.

She hopes to pass along the message that “with hard work, you can achieve anything.” James was so excited to be portraying an African American princess.

“It’s important that young black girls see a princess that looks like them,” she said.

Peck has been providing princesses for parties, holiday visits and events to the tri-state area for 5 years, and is thrilled that her newest and youngest princess has such a passion for community service.

Veronica James is a 13-year-old singer/actress from Voorhees, NJ, with a passion for musical theatre. She has been performing since the age of 6 and has performed professionally at The Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, Goodspeed Musicals in CT, and others. http://veronicajamesactress.com

Sew Classy Princess Parties provides high-end character experiences featuring elegant princesses in handmade couture gowns, inspiring vocal performances, character themed crafts, and special activities. www.sewclassyparties.org preschools on Thursday, December 2nd.

Veronica James is a 13-year-old singer/actress from Voorhees, NJ, with a passion for musical theatre. She has been performing since the age of 6 and has performed professionally at The Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, Goodspeed Musicals in CT, and others. http://veronicajamesactress.com

Sew Classy Princess Parties provides high-end character experiences featuring elegant princesses in handmade couture gowns, inspiring vocal performances, character themed crafts, and special activities. www.sewclassyparties.org

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