Miss SNPJ 2012
Miss SNPJ 2012 DANIELLE BRAND is a lifelong member of Lodge 6 in Sygan, Pa. She is the daughter of Denny and Lisa Brand (6), and the granddaughter of Charles and Delores Davis (6) and Dennis and Carol Brand (6). She has one sister, Darcy Brand (6), who served as Miss SNPJ 2007.
After graduating from Chartiers Valley High School with honors, Danielle attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania for two years, majoring in nursing. She is currently employed at Country Meadows Nursing Home as a Patient Care Associate while completing her nursing degree.
While growing up, Danielle was extremely active in SNPJ Youth Circle 36 where she participated in numerous SNPJ Family Twosome and Youth Telegraphic bowling tournaments, and attended nearly all Youth Circle activities. She also attended Youth Roundup annually and represented Sygan Lodge 6 at several TEL Workshops.
As an adult, Danielle has competed in several National Bowling and National Balina tournaments, served as a delegate to Young Adult Conferences, and served as a counselor for Youth Roundup. She has attended Lodge 6 meetings, helped work bingo, and volunteered her service for SNPJ National Bowling Tournaments.
Danielle dedicates a lot of her time to her church. She was the music teacher of her church's annual Vacation Bible School for many years, then took over the position of director. She also volunteers for spaghetti dinners, pancake breakfasts and Meals on Wheels, and was a nursery school attendant. During college, she dedicated a great deal of her time to a variety of fund-raising activities in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.
In her free time, Danielle enjoys singing, polka dancing, playing tennis, and spending time with family and friends.