September 12, 2016
Fifteen women representing high schools in Oklahoma and Kansas were on the Northwestern Oklahoma State University campus Sept. 11 for an orientation session in preparation for the 65th annual Miss Cinderella Pageant held as part of the school’s homecoming celebration.
Contestants and their sponsors met with the pageant committee to review all requirements and rules associated with the talent show on Sept. 29, the pageant itself on Sept. 30, and Northwestern’s homecoming parade on Saturday, Oct. 1.
Dr. Janet Cunningham, president, welcomed the contestants to campus.
The fifteen contestants competing for the Miss Cinderella title are (front row left to right) Haven Davis, Emily Rugg, Katlyn Morgan, Rylie Powell, Haley Gregory, Samantha Greer, Silvia Vargas, McKenzie Logan, Haleigh Bockelman, (back row) Bayli Hyde, Kimberly Stuck, Grace Meinders, Jozlyn Kizer and Alanna Nacion. (Not pictured Lexi Shafer).
Participants were assigned to jewel groups- Amethyst, Emerald, Ruby and Aquamarine for judging- and had their photos taken for publicity purposes and a program. The committee covered rehearsals, judging criteria, wardrobe requirements and all of the other activities connected with the pageant.
The 2016 contestants and schools they represent are: Kimberly Stuck, Alva; Baylie Hyde, Burlington; Haven Davis, Cherokee; Katlyn Morgan, Chisholm; McKenzie Logan, Cimarron; Samantha Greer, Freedom; Haleigh Bockelman, Laverne; Jozlyn Kizer, Mooreland; Ryli Powell, Ringwood; Haley Gregory, Sharon-Mutual; Lexi Shafer, Shattuck; Emily Rugg, South Barber; Alanna Nacion, Timberlake; Silvia Vargas, Waynoka; and Grace Meinders, Woodward.
Admission to either Miss Cinderella Talent Show on Sept. 29, or the Miss Cinderella Pageant on Friday Sept. 30, is $10 each night for adults and $5 for students with a student ID or $10 total with the purchase of a Homecoming button. Buttons will be available at the door on Talent Show night. Both events will be held in Herod Hall Auditorium.
Tiffany George, Enid administrative assistant, (580) 213-3101, will be the button sales representative for the Enid campus, while Milissa Sturgill, Woodward campus coordinator, may be contacted for buttons in Woodward at (580) 254-2503.
Anyone who wants to purchase buttons can buy them at the Alva Chamber of Commerce office located at 502 Oklahoma Blvd., (580) 327-1647; the Northwestern Foundation office in the Student Center, (580) 327-8593; or the Northwestern business office in Herod Hall, (580) 327-8536.
Buttons also will be available at Rialto, (580) 327-0535; Sights and Sounds/Radio Shack, (580) 327-0409; Daisy Village, (580) 327-3467; Holder Drug, (580) 327-3332; Alva Vision, (580) 327-2393; Hair on the Square, (580) 327-0258; and LaDEEda’s, (580) 327-0382.
Posted on Mon, September 12, 2016
by Ali Kirtley filed under