2022 Miss Chicago's OT
Mia Fritsch-Anderson is a junior at Whitney Young High School in Chicago, IL, where she is a Principal Scholar and High Honor Roll student, and is active in the National Honor Society, NHS for the Dance Arts, NHS for Computer Science, Freshman Mentors, Society for Women in Engineering, Girls Who Code, STEAM Team, Key Club, and multi-year Chicago and Illinois State STEM Fair qualifier. Her social impact initiative is Choose to Breathe, and initiative she founded which aims to reduce the stigma of asthma and increase inhaler compliance for children and teens. Mia started dancing at age 2 and found her love of Irish Dance at 5. She competes at the Open Champion level with the Cross Keys School of Irish Dance of the South Side of Chicago.