Taylor Swift’s Good Manners Recognized

Taylor Swift‘s excellent etiquette was recognized by the National League of Junior Cotillions in a year-end list. Swift placed fifth on the “Ten Best-Mannered People of 2011″ list, which honored her “for inspiring young people with her music and her manners.” Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, placed first for her poise and dignity in the public eye. She was followed by Justin Bieber (for being courteous to fans), Paula Abdul (for encouraging aspiring entertainers) and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (for setting a positive example to young athletes). TV host George Stephanopoulous, singer Jackie Evancho, TV host Erin Burnett, actress Emma Watson and Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow were also featured on the list.