2017 CONTESTANTS


RED GROUP

SUNDAY
Private Interview

TUESDAY
Artistic Expression in Talent

WEDNESDAY
Lifestyle & Fitness

THURSDAY
Evening Wear & On Stage



WHITE GROUP

SUNDAY
Private Interview

TUESDAY
Evening Wear & On Stage


WEDNESDAY
Artistic Expression in Talent

THURSDAY
Lifestyle & Fitness



BLUE GROUP

MONDAY
Private Interview

THURSDAY
Lifestyle & Fitness

FRIDAY
Evening Wear & On Stage

THURSDAY
Artistic Expression in Talent



 
     
     


Miss Apple Blossom Outstanding Teen
Anna Claire Hay
Talent: Vocal
"Don't You Worry Bout A Thing"
Platform: Selfish to Selfless: Volunteering Among Teens
Hometown: Springdale
Parents: Kelly and Greg Brown and John and Marlene Hay
 

Miss Arkansas Delta Outstanding Teen
Alexis Bivins
Talent: Vocal
"Hallelujah"
Platform: Let's Read A Book!
Hometown: Blytheville

Parents: Mark and Carla Bivens
     
     


Miss Arkansas River Outstanding Teen
Callie Scherrey
Talent: Acro Jazz
"Feeling Good"
Platform: Education is Success
Hometown: Fort Smith
Parents: Josh and Mitzi Scherrey
 

Miss Arkansas Valley Outstanding Teen
Emilee Elizabeth Webb
Talent: Tap
"Dibidy Dop Swing"
Platform: Reading Readiness with Rudy Reader
Hometown: Poyen
Parents:
Thomas & Mandy Ketchersid and Jamie &Carly Webb
     
     


Miss Batesville Outstanding Teen
Ainsley Walker
Talent: Marimba Solo
"This Is Berk"
Platform: Improving Your SmARTS Through The ARTS
Hometown: Batesville
Parents: Drs. Matt and Sara Walker
 

Miss Central Arkansas Outstanding Teen
Faith Gentry
Talent: Contemporary Dance
"Hero"
Platform: Inspiring Confidence
Hometown: Roland
Parents: Scott & Lisa Gentry
     
     


Miss Conway Outstanding Teen
Anne Marie Coy
Talent: Vocal
"Forget About the Boy"
Platform: Ending Food Insecurity
Hometown: Little Rock
Parents: Tommy and Jennie Coy
 

Miss Diamond Lakes Outstanding Teen
Madeline Adams
Talent: Piano
"Grieg/Gershwin Medley"
Platform: Plug In! The Creative Connection
Hometown: Jonesboro
Parents: Jon and Kim Adams
     
     


Miss Grand Prairie Outstanding Teen
MaKenna Greer
Talent: Vocal
"Orange Colored Sky"
Platform:American Cancer Society: Find an End to the Struggle
Hometown: El Dorado
Parents:
Matthew and Blanche Greer
 

Miss Greater Hot Springs Outstanding Teen
Bailey Gibson
Talent: Vocal
"Blank Space"
Platform: Knowledge is Power: Food Allergy Awareness
Hometown: Hot Springs
Parents:
Missy and John Gibson
     
     


Miss Greater Jacksonville Outstanding Teen
Payton Wortsmith
Talent: Lyrical Dance
"The Greatest"
Platform:
Volunteerism, Help Yourself: Volunteer
Hometown: Little Rock
Parents: Karyn & Keith Wortsmith
 

Miss Greater Jonesboro Outstanding Teen
Marybeth Byrd
Talent: Vocal
"One And Only"
Platform: Stranger Safety: Be Smart, Cool and Safe
Hometown: Blytheville
Parents: Laurie & Kevin Byrd
     
     


Miss Greater Little Rock Outstanding Teen
Katelynn Nicole Tyner
Talent: Vocal
"Amazing Grace"
Platform:Promote the Vote
Hometown: Cabot
Parents: Angie and Brandon Tyner


Miss Heart of the Ozarks Outstanding Teen
Sara Gardner
Talent: Vocal
"If I Had My Way"
Platform: Pledge to Patriotism
Hometown: Fayetteville
Parents: Tom & Jana Gardner
     
     


Miss Lake Dardanelle Outstanding Teen
Aubrey Elizabeth Reed
Talent: Lyrical - Dance
"Tomorrow"
Platform: STAR: Empowering America's Youth
Hometown: Russellville
Parents: Michael & Paula Swindle
 

Miss Lights of the Delta Outstanding Teen
Ciara Callicott
Talent: Contemporary Jazz Dance
"Le Jazz Hot"
Platform: Love Your Library
Hometown: Little Rock
Parents: M'Shay and Robert Callicott
     
     


Miss Magnolia Outstanding Teen
Taylor Bayles
Talent:Vocal
"All That Matters" - From the Musical Finding Neverland
Platform: Recognizing your Ability to Crush Expectations
Hometown: Magnolia
Parents:
Joell Bayles and Becky Bayles
 

Miss Metro Outstanding Teen
Sarah Cate Lay
Talent: Contemporary Clogging Routine
"Diamonds"
Platform:
Seizures Aren't Spooky: Epilepsy Awareness
Hometown: North Little Rock
Parents: Mark and Cathy Lay
     
     


Miss Natural State Outstanding Teen
Brooke Bradford
Talent: Ventrilioquist Routine
"Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better"
Platform: Ready, Set, Go! Emergency Preparedness
Hometown: Shirley
Parents: Wayne and Lacy Bradford
 

Miss North Central Arkansas Outstanding Teen
Zoe Cimino
Talent: Vocal
"Somewhere Over the Rainbow"
Platform: The Power of Music: On a Positive Note
Hometown: Mountain Home
Parents: Lisa Cimino and Michael Cimino
     
     


Miss Northeast Arkansas Outstanding Teen
Izzy Baughn
Talent: Vocal - Piano
"Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay"
Platform:Eye on the Storm: Be Prepared and Ready
Hometown: Jonesboro
Parents: Richard and Tamara Baughn
 

Miss Northwest Arkansas Outstanding Teen
Isabella Udouj
Talent:Baton Twirling
"Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
Platform: I Am That Girl
Hometown: Fort Smith
Parents: Henry and Melissa Udouj
     
     


Miss Ouachita River Outstanding Teen
Camille Cathey
Talent: Vocal
"Somewhere Over The Rainbow "
Platform: Proudly Volunteer
Hometown: Wynne
Parents: Crystal and Jake Cathey
 

Miss Ozark Highlands Outstanding Teen
Kara Dickens
Talent: Interpretive American Sign Language
"Broken Vessels "
Platform: Let's Role! -The Power of a Positive Role Model
Hometown: Cedarville
Parents:
Rodney and Gail Dickens
     
     


Miss Ozark Mountain Outstanding Teen
Maebel Edwards
Talent: Vocal
"Get Back Up Again"
Platform: Fight Stigma: Increase Mental Health Awareness
Hometown: Harrison
Parents: Toni Butler
 

Miss Petit Jean Valley Outstanding Teen
Claire Lambert
Talent:Lyrical Dance
"It is Well"
Platform: YOU Have the Power: Building Strong Communities
Hometown: Conway
Parents: Chris and Cristal Lambert
     
     


Miss River Delta Outstanding Teen
Phoebe Harris
Talent: Vocal
"Let It Be"
Platform: Let'sTalk ASAP (About Suicide Awareness/Prevention)
Hometown: Paragould
Parents:
Leanne and Kyle Harris
 

Miss South Central Arkansas Outstanding Teen
Ennsleigh Levengood
Talent: Vocal
"Hallelujah "
Platform: All For Paws
Hometown: Star City
Parents: Alicia and Brian Levengood
     
     


Miss Southeast Arkansas Outstanding Teen
Reaves Robinson
Talent: Lyrical Dance
"Rise Up"
Platform: Reading with Reaves/Reading is Important
Hometown: El Dorado
Parents: Leigh Anne and Rob Robinson
 

Miss Southwest Arkansas Outstanding Teen
Bryce Wagner
Talent: Vocal
""How Great Thou Art""
Platform: "Empower and Encourage"
Hometown: Magnolia
Parents: Jon and Christi Wagner
     
     


Miss Spirit of Arkansas Outstanding Teen
Abigail Davis
Talent:Tap
"I'm the Greatest Star"
Platform:
"A Better H.E.A.R.T. For A Better Life"
Hometown: Little Rock
Parents:
Tammie and Mark Davis
 

Miss Sweetheart of Arkansas Outstanding Teen
Starling Ledbetter
Talent: Vocal
"Up to the Mountain"
Platform: Feel the Beat: Advocating Heart Health
Hometown: Fayetteville
Parents:
Ryan and Robyn Ledbetter
     
     


Miss Texarkana Twin Rivers Outstanding Teen
Hannah Barbaree
Talent: Dance: Clogging
"Blame It on the Boogie"
Platform: The Ability Beyond Disability
Hometown: El Dorado
Parents:
Dwayne & Leslie Barbaree
 

Miss White River Outstanding Teen
Collette Campbell
Talent: Dance: Jazz
"Proud Mary"
Platform: Paws for a Cause
Hometown:Harrison
Parents: Craig and Vallery Campbell