Ten year old Ellisyn Kelsey Cripps is the 2013 Autumn Princess
Cripps, daughter of Troy and Jamie Cripps of Smithville, succeeds the retiring Autumn Princess, Addison Jean Puckett, the nine year old daughter of Jimmy and Anita Puckett of Smithville.
The pageant, featuring fifteen girls ages seven to ten, was sponsored by the Smithville Business and Professional Women's Club and held Saturday at the DeKalb County Complex auditorium.
First runner-up was Madison Rae Rackley, the ten year old daughter of Gordon and Jessica Rackley of Smithville.
Second runner-up was ten year old Alexis Grace Atnip, the daughter of Veronica Atnip of Smithville.
Eight year old Allyson Roxanne Fuller, daughter of Anthony and Amanda Fuller of Baxter was named third runner-up.
Natalie Morgan Snipes was fourth runner-up. She is the nine year old daughter of Tim and Michelle Snipes of Smithville.
Korrin Michelle Therrien was named Miss Manners. She is the nine year old daughter of Terese Therrien Pena and Oscar Pena of Smithville
Rounding out the top ten were Alexis Danyelle Rigsby, the eight year old daughter of April Rigsby of Smithville; Haidyn Renee Hale, the nine year old daughter of Chad and Melissa Hale of Smithville; Madison Dawson, the seven year old daughter of Jarred and Jamie Dawson of Smithville; Kenlee Renae Taylor, the eight year old daughter of Ken and Cindy Taylor of Smithville; and Zoi Hale, the seven year old daughter of Becky Harris and Justin Hale of Watertown.
Others participating in the pageant were: Malayna Nichole Nokes, the ten year old daughter of Brandy and Jeff Nokes of Old Temperance Hall Road; Allie Joy Wilbur, the nine year old daughter of Andrew and Caitlin Wilber of Smithville; Savanna Murphy, the seven year old daughter of Brian and Stephanie Leist of Smithville; and Sayla Yvonne Cantrell, the eight year old daughter of Stefan Cantrell and Heather White of Smithville.
(Group Picture: left to right- Natalie Morgan Snipes (4th runner-up), Alexis Grace Atnip (2nd runner-up), Queen Ellisyn Kelsey Cripps, Madison Rae Rackley (1st runner-up), and Allyson Roxanne Fuller ( 3rd runner-up)