Thirteen year old Kelsey Sueanna Hedge of Smithville is the new Junior Miss of the Spring Blossom Pageant, which was held Saturday night at the high school and sponsored by the Smithville Women's Club.
Hedge, daughter of David and Trina Hedge, succeeds the 2010 Junior Miss Haley Marie Hale, the fourteen year old daughter of Melissa and Chad Hale.
Hedge was also named Miss Photogenic.
First runner-up in the pageant was Tyra Graham of Smithville, the twelve year old daughter of Doris and Kyle Graham.
Fourteen year old Mariah Faith Jones of Smithville was second runner-up. She is the daughter of Melissa and Bill Jones.
Alyssa Kayleen Funk of Dowelltown, the fourteen year old daughter of Emily Funk, was named third runner-up.
Twelve year old Rachel Olivia Fuson of Smithville, daughter of Missy and Joe Fuson was the fourth runner-up. Fuson was also named Miss Congeniality
Others making up the top ten in no particular order were Bethany Brooke Poss, the thirteen year old daughter of Lori and John Poss of Smithville; Morgan Marie Vickers, the thirteen year old daughter of Wanda Sue and Joseph Vickers of Liberty; Brooke Danielle Roller, the thirteen year old daughter of Rose and Richard Roller of Smithville; Kacie Brooke Bain, the twelve year old daughter of Christy and David Bain of Smithville; and Hannah Walker, the twelve year old daughter of Misty and Scott Walker of Smithville.
A total of seventeen young ladies participated in the pageant. Other participants were Alexis Kasara Davis, Hailey Nicole Glass, Meranda Kay Atnip, Amisti Jae Loftis, Casey Elizabeth Vickers, Bethany Burke, and Ashley Celestino.
TOP PHOTO: Junior Miss Kelsey Sueanna Hedge
CENTER PHOTO: Jr. Miss Top Five left to right: Rachel Fuson (4th runner-up), Mariah Faith Jones (2nd), Kelsey Sueanna Hedge (Queen), Tyra Graham (1st), and Alyssa Kayleen Funk (3rd runner-up)
BOTTOM PHOTO: Miss Congeniality Rachel Fuson (left) and Miss Photogenic and Junior Miss Queen Kelsey Sueanna Hedge
Six year old Addison Jean Puckett of Smithville is the 2011 Little Miss of the annual spring pageant sponsored by the Smithville Women's Club.
She was crowned Saturday night at DCHS.
Puckett, daughter of Jimmy and Anita Puckett, succeeds the retiring Little Miss Kenlee Renae Taylor, the five year old daughter of Ken and Cindy Taylor of Smithville.
Five year old Carlee Elizabeth West of Smithville, daughter of B.J. and Megan Stewart, was named first runner-up.
Second runner-up went to Natalie Snipes, the six year old daughter of Tim and Michelle Snipes of Smithville.
Third runner-up was Katherine Dell Gassaway of Smithville, the six year old daughter of Kelly and Julianna Gassaway.
Six year old Haidyn Renee Hale of Smithville was fourth runner-up. She is the daughter of Chad and Melissa Hale of Smithville.
Rounding out the top fifteen in no particular order are Alexis Riley Hawkins, the four year old daughter of Stephanie and Josh Hawkins of Smithville; Addison Grace Miller, the four year old daughter of Amy and Josh Miller of Smithville; McKenzie Faith Sanders, the six year old daughter of Misti and James Sanders of Smithville; Allyson Roxanne Fuller, the five year old daughter of Amanda and Anthony Fuller of Cookeville; Kathryn Alysse Hale, the five year old daughter of Yvonne and Shannon Hale of Smithville; Addison Gray Roller, the six year old daughter of Chana and John Roller of Smithville; Peyton Elizabeth Norris, the five year old daughter of Jenny and Johnathon Norris of Smithville; Jenna Elizabeth Wright, the five year old daughter of Nicole and Jeff Wright of Smithville; Kylee Raegan Cantrell, the six year old daughter of Michelle and Paul Cantrell of Smithville; and Elaina Bryce Turner, the five year old daughter of Shane and Regina Turner of Smithville.
Kiley Isabella Speaks, the six year old daughter of Donna and Justin Speaks of Smithville, was named Little Miss Personality and Addison Gray Roller, the six year old daughter of Chana and John Roller of Smithville was selected Miss Photogenic.
The pageant featured thirty eight contestants. Other participants were Lydia Grace Johnson, Addison Hale, Jaylynn Nichlos, Micah Bogle, Katelyn Knight, Courtney Elizabeth London, Katie Patterson, Ashlynn Knight, Katherine Irene Knowles, Leah Michelle Hayes, Melanie Bogle, Briahna Ryan Murphy, Nadia Celeste Creek, Madelyn Rose Ray, Graceson Elise Boyd, Elizabeth Carlene Gaines, Ella Rea Florida, Hannah Dawn Hall, Kendall Michelle Davis, Lora Lin Kilgore, Katherine Ann Vickers, and Jazmine Elaine Wagner.
TOP PHOTO: Little Miss Top Five left to right: Haidyn Renee Hale (4th runner-up), Natalie Snipes (2nd), Addison Jean Puckett (Queen), Carlee Elizabeth West (1st ), and Katherine Dell Gassaway (3rd runner-up)
CENTER PHOTO: Miss Photogenic Addison Gray Roller (left) and Little Miss Personality Kiley Isabella Speaks (right)