Miss Placentia's Outstanding Teen 2016, is Asha Bhattacharya, a 17 year old junior at Esperanza High School. Asha's platform is Taking the Shame out of Mental Illness. Asha has an entrepreneurial spirit and uses that to organize multiple fundraisers at her school. In July, Asha was awarded the Top Interview Award at Miss California's Outstanding Teen, and she finished as 3rd Runner-Up, earning $1350 in college scholarships thus far. Asha is sponsored by Zeena Shariff of Farmer's Insurance.