Miss Oklahoma Alicia Clifton to emcee Miss Cinderella Pageant

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Miss Oklahoma Alicia Clifton to emcee Miss Cinderella Pageant

September 19, 2012  

 Miss Oklahoma Alicia Clifton
Miss Oklahoma
Alicia Clifton

Serving as emcee at Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Miss Cinderella Pageant is Miss Oklahoma 2012 Alicia Clifton. Clifton will lead the pageant on Friday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. during the annual Homecoming event.

She is an award-winning dancer and dedicated volunteer. In January, she will represent Oklahoma in the 2013 Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas.

Clifton began dancing at age three and is a national and international dance award winner. She currently holds two dance-related Guinness World Records and has been a featured guest on many television shows including Live with Regis and Kelly, The Ellen DeGeneres Show and So You Think You Can Dance.

After a childhood friend lost his battle with Leukemia, she was inspired to help other children facing debilitating and life-threatening illnesses. She devotes many hours volunteering at the OU Children’s Hospital and working with the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and many other organizations. During her year of service as Miss Oklahoma, Clifton plans to encourage and promote volunteering.

Clifton graduated from Moore High School and currently is a junior at the University of Oklahoma studying broadcast journalism.

In 2008, she served as Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen and was a Preliminary Talent Winner and placed as a Top 10 Semifinalist at the national Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant. In 2010 and 2011, she competed for the title of Miss Oklahoma placing 2nd runner-up both years. Her third attempt for the title was the charm as she was crowned Miss Oklahoma in June. During her three years of competing at Miss Oklahoma, Clifton was awarded with a Preliminary Talent Award each year.

She is the daughter of Ron and Tammy Clifton.

Tickets for Miss Cinderella will be available at the gate on the nights of the Talent Show and Pageant on Oct. 11 and 12. Tickets are $9 each night, or for $10, a Homecoming button can be purchased which will grant entry into both Miss Cinderella events and the Ranger football game against Southeastern at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.

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