Participants in 2020 Miss Incredible Pageant for students with special needs shine on and off stage

Emily Creed held her hands up, eyes wide open, and smiled as she heard her name called as the winner of the of 2020 Miss Incredible Pageant.

She is a 16-year-old student at Central Gwinnett High School who has cerebral palsy. Her mom, Melissa Creed, said she’s had 13 surgeries from her eyes to her legs, but none of it has stopped her from participating in activities such as karate, Special Olympics, fashion shows and other pageants.