Name of Fangirl: Maeleah
Fangirl’s School Grade: 6th
What is her Fangirl interest?
Star Wars (Chewbacca), Clone Wars animated series (Ahsoka), My Little Pony (Rainbow Dash, Apple Jack), video games (Mario, Princess Peach), Monster High.
Why did you decide to shine the spotlight on this Fangirl?
She is an individual in every way – she doesn’t bend to peer pressure and she is confident in her interests and her beliefs. She rises above the drama and doesn’t get drawn into adolescent intrigue that is so common in middle school. She is quirky and funny, but sweet and tender, too. She has friends and interests of all walks and doesn’t identify with a single clique.
How does this Fangirl express her fandom?
She has clothing, dolls, videos, and other various merchandise. But her most common fandom is artistic – she loves drawing and almost daily is coming up with some unique expression. She drew a picture of Princess Leia Minnie with Ahsoka for Star Wars Weekends at Disney last year and most recently, she drew the boys of One Direction as Star Wars characters.
What is her favorite quote or personal motto?
Be true, be you.
What is her favorite Fangirl item that she cannot live without?
Right now, it is her My Little Pony Rainbow Dash hoodie, complete with ears, mane, and wings. She regularly sports her “Self Rescuing Princess” tee and her Princess Peach “This princess saves herself” tee, too.