Mary Shklar crowned Miss Northwestern; Ducky Wyatt takes home Outstanding Teen title

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Mary Shklar crowned Miss Northwestern; Ducky Wyatt takes home Outstanding Teen title

October 26, 2015

Miss Northwestern, Outstanding Teen and Star

Mary Shklar (left) was crowned as the 2016 Miss Northwestern Oklahoma State University during the pageant Sunday. She will represent Northwestern at the Miss Oklahoma Scholarship Pageant in June. Ducky Wyatt (right) was crowned as the 2016 Miss Northwestern’s Outstanding Teen, and Temperance Bouziden (center) was named Miss Northwestern Star.

Mary Shklar, Waynoka freshman, was named Miss Northwestern Oklahoma State University 2016 during the annual Miss Northwestern Pageant on Sunday. Ducky Wyatt of Stillwater was crowned as Miss Northwestern’s Outstanding Teen.

Shklar sang a vocal solo, and her platform is “The Development of Children’s Health.” Wyatt’s talent was a dance performance, and her platform is “Joy in the Cause.”

Shklar will receive a $1,500 tuition scholarship and a cash scholarship as Miss Northwestern. When Wyatt attends college at Northwestern, she will receive a $1,500 tuition scholarship as well.

Temperance Bouziden, the Miss Northwestern Star, will accompany Shklar to the Miss Oklahoma Scholarship Pageant in Tulsa in June. Temperance is the daughter of Mitchell and Cassi Bouziden and the granddaughter of Bob Southerland and the late Gayle Southerland, Ron Bouziden and Jerri Dee Neal.

Miss Northwestern’s first runner-up was junior Cortney Lofton from Oklahoma City. She will receive a $1,000 tuition scholarship and a cash scholarship.

Second runner-up was freshman Victoria Kimbrell from Enid. She will receive a $1,000 tuition scholarship and a cash scholarship.

Arriah Herrin from Blanchard, was first runner-up for Miss Northwestern’s Outstanding Teen and second runner-up was Natalie Yadon from Woodward. Each runner-up in the Teen category will receive a tuition scholarship if they choose Northwestern as their university of choice for higher education.

Contestants in both pageants were judged in talent, interview, lifestyle and fitness and onstage question categories. Each contestant in both the Miss and Teen categories will receive cash participation scholarship awards.
Kara Johnson from Guthrie also competed in the Miss Northwestern Pageant.

Harlee Newby of Woodward and Malayna Stober of Oklahoma City also were contestants in the Teen contest.
Other contestants for the Miss Northwestern Star program were Brinley Burt, Destiny Cook and Presley Reim.

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