Five year old Christina Howard of Smithville is the 2009 Little Miss of the annual spring pageant sponsored by the Smithville Women's Club.
She was crowned Saturday night.
Howard, daughter of Allison Howard and Kevin Howard, succeeds the retiring Little Miss, Emma Brooke Jennings, the five year old daughter of Chad and Shelly Jennings of Smithville.
Five year old Madison Rae Rackley of Smithville, daughter of Jessica Rackley and Gordon Rackley, was named first runner-up. She was also the pageant's Miss Photogenic.
Second runner-up went to Hannah Leigh Lohorn of Alexandria, the five year old daughter of Nikki and Jason Lohorn.
Third runner-up was Monica Arecelia Robinson of Smithville, the six year old daughter of Anna Robinson and Chris Robinson.
Six year old Alexis Grace Atnip of Smithville was fourth runner-up. She is the daughter of Veronica Atnip and Barry Atnip.
Rounding out the top eleven in no particular order are Katherine Grace Colwell of Smithville, the five year old daughter of Christie and Trent Colwell; Elizabeth Seber of Smithville, the four year old daughter of Amy Seber and Daniel Seber; Caitlyn Harwell of Smithville, the five year old daughter of Jaya Harwell and Jerry Harwell; Mackenzie Brooke Poss of Smithville, the six year old daughter of Terri Poss and Wallace Rackley; Hannah Elizabeth McBride of Smithville, the six year old daughter of Danielle Carr and Anthony Carr; and Chloe Isbella Trobaugh of Smithville, the four year old daughter of Judith Hale and Kevin Hale.
Alexandria Morris of Liberty was named Miss Manners. She is the daughter of Lana Alverson and Bradley Alverson.
The pageant featured twenty nine contestants.
(Top Photo- Little Miss Christina Howard)
(Second from top photo- Miss Photogenic-Madison Rae Rackley)
(Third from top photo by Studio Six- Left to Right: Alexis Grace Atnip, Hannah Leigh Lohorn, Little Miss Christina Howard, Madison Rae Rackley, and Monica Arecelia Robinson)
(Bottom photo by Studio Six- Little Miss Manners Alexandria Morris)