The 2011 DeKalb County Fair Miss Sweetheart is 12 year old Tyra Graham, the daughter of Kyle and Doris Graham of Smithville. The pageant was held Wednesday night during the fair in Alexandria.
Graham succeeds the 2010 Miss Sweetheart Jailyn Bolding, the 13 year old daughter of Lori Hendrix and Brad Bolding of Dowelltown.
The first runner-up in the pageant was Santana Nicole Ferrell, the 11 year old daughter of Melissa Ferrell of Dowelltown and Chris Ferrell of Smithville.
Madison Elaine Colwell was the second runner-up. She is the 10 year old daughter of Gabriel and Heather Colwell of Smithville.
Ten year old Sarah Anne Colwell, daughter of Trent and Christie Colwell of Smithville was the third runner-up.
Fourth runner-up went to Abigail Hope Taylor, the 10 year old daughter of Ken and Cindy Taylor of Smithville.
The title of Miss Congeniality went to Hailey Nichole Moseley, the 10 year old daughter of Jason and Danielle Moseley of Liberty.
Addison Oakley, the 10 year old daughter of Clark and Lisa Oakley of Liberty, was named Miss Photogenic
The Extreme Queen crown went to Kerra Nicole Blackwell, the 12 year old daughter of Brian and Candra Neal and Russell Blackwell of Smithville. The award is sponsored by the Extreme Looks Design Team Salon.
The first ever Peoples Choice winner for this pageant was Kelsey Murphy, the 11 year old daughter of Tammy Horsley and Joey Murphy of Smithville.
Rounding out the top ten in the pageant were Addison Oakley, the 10 year old daughter of Clark and Lisa Oakley of Liberty; Hannah Renea Walker, the 12 year old daughter of Scott and Misty Walker of Smithville; Kayla Jayne Belk, the 11 year old daughter of Chrisanne Belk of Smithville; Shaunta Rose Koegler, the 10 year old daughter of Brian and Leticia Koegler of Smithville; and Destiny Danielle Franklin, the 12 year old daughter of Charlie and Jennifer Ware of Smithville.
The pageant featured 29 contestants.
(Top Photo: Miss Sweetheart Tyra Graham)
(Second Photo from Top: left to right, 4th runner-up Abigail Hope Taylor, 2nd runner-up Madison Elaine Colwell, Miss Sweetheart Tyra Graham, 1st runner-up Santana Nicole Ferrell, and 3rd runner-up Sarah Anne Colwell)
(Bottom Photo: left to right, Extreme Queen Kerra Nicole Blackwell, Miss Congeniality Hailey Nichole Moseley, Miss Photogenic Addison Oakley, and Peoples Choice Kelsey Murphy)