2010-03-17 / Front Page

Miss Colquitt queens chosen

by Wanda Griffin

(Front row, L-R): Harley Shiver, Jacey Cox, Anna Claire Mock, Ivanna Tabb, and Haley Whittaker; (back row) Jordie King, Lindsey Fulghum, and Katina Whittaker Photo courtesy of Cashwell Photography (Front row, L-R): Harley Shiver, Jacey Cox, Anna Claire Mock, Ivanna Tabb, and Haley Whittaker; (back row) Jordie King, Lindsey Fulghum, and Katina Whittaker Photo courtesy of Cashwell Photography The annual Miss Colquitt Pageant was held Saturday night, March 13, at the old Miller County Middle/High School cafeteria beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Eighteen young ladies were vying for the titles of Teeny Miss, Tiny Miss, Little Miss, Junior Miss, Young Miss, Teen Miss, and Miss Colquitt.

The pageant, “Dreamin’ of Miss Colquitt” got underway with Bradley Grantham of Donalsonville, emcee for the evening, singing the “National Anthem.”

The 2009 reigning queens made their way to the stage with music to “Dream Girls.” The 2009 queens are Teeny Miss Colquitt, Emma Grace Thompson; Tiny Miss Colquitt, Braylen Roland; Little Miss Colquitt, Mackenzie Pickle; Young Miss Colquitt, Marley Bailey; Junior Miss Colquitt, Tori Green; and Miss Colquitt, Amber Espinoza.

This year’s winner in the Teeny Miss Colquitt division is Anna Claire Mock. Abigail Beaty was first runner-up and winner of the booster line award while Emma Grace Donley was second runner-up and winner of the prettiest dress and photogenic award. Merritt Middleton was third runner-up.

In the Tiny Miss division, Ivanna Tabb was the winner. She also received the prettiest dress, photogenic and booster line awards.

In the Little Miss division, Haley Whittaker was crowned Little Miss Colquitt and also was the interview and prettiest dress winner. First runner-up and the photogenic winner was Jacey Cox. Jacey was also the 2010 Spirit Queen. Second runner-up honors and the citizenship award went to Baylee Tabb.

Taking the crown for Young Miss Colquitt was Harley Shiver. Harley was also the interview winner. Joy Dancer was named the first runnerup and the winner of the photogenic, prettiest dress, citizenship, and booster line awards.

Receiving top honors in the Junior Miss Colquitt Pageant was Katina Whittaker. Katina was also the interview and citizenship winner. First runner-up was Amber Watson. Amber also received the prettiest dress and photogenic awards. Each of these girls tied for the booster line award.

Winning the title of Teen Miss Colquitt is Lindsey Fulghum. She also received awards for interview, photogenic, congeniality, and spirit. First runner-up, booster line winner and prettiest dress award went to Sara Briones.

In the Miss division, Jordie King is the new Miss Colquitt. She also received the verbal communication and the photogenic awards. Kayla Cook received first place honors as well as the interview award. Kayla was also crowned the 2010 Hospitality Queen. Susanne Reynolds was second runnerup in the pageant. She was also the recipient of the Mary Johnson Spirit Award and Miss Congeniality. Third runner-up and receiving the prettiest dress award was Victoria Newberry.

Little Miss Colquitt and Miss Colquitt will have a chance to represent Colquitt in the National Peanut Festival Pageant in Dothan, AL, in October if they choose.

Pageant directors Ansley Smith and Vicki Clenney would like to thank everyone who played a part in making this year’s Miss Colquitt pageant a success.

“To all the parents of the contestants, businesses that donated, Miller County School, Cashwell’s Photography, and anyone else who had a part in making this pageant one of the best, I am most thankful,” said Ansley.

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