Twenty to compete for Miss Cinderella title

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Twenty to compete for Miss Cinderella title

September 15, 2015

Miss Cinderella Group of 2015 Contestants for the Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s annual Miss Cinderella Talent Show and Pageant are (front row, from left) Marisa Wilkinson, Kara Hamen, Sydney Luskey, Meaghan Dorn, Loren Decker, Alisson Ingram, Taylor Ham, Shelby Bender, Emma Cline, (back row) Shelbi Morland, Jasmine Seevers, Alysson Stewart, Jenna Castor, Devre Newby, Katherine Blair, Ammorae Williams, Kylie Wilson, Laura Givens, Ashley Strehl and Macee Hammack. Miss Cinderella events will take place Thursday, Oct. 8 and Friday, Oct. 9, in Herod Hall Auditorium.

Twenty women representing high schools in Oklahoma and Kansas were on the Northwestern Oklahoma State University campus Sept. 13 for an orientation session in preparation for the 64th 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 Oct. 8, the pageant itself on Oct. 9, and Northwestern’s homecoming parade on Saturday, Oct. 10.
Dr. Janet Cunningham, president, welcomed the contestants to campus.

Participants were assigned to jewel groups- Amethyst, Emerald, Ruby and Sapphire 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 2015 contestants and schools they represent are: Laura Givens, Arnett; Kylie Wilson, Timberlake; Loren Decker, Ringwood; Alisson Ingram, Cimarron; Jenna Castor, Shattuck; Meaghan Dorn, Mangum; Katherine Blair, Waynoka; Kara Hamen, Aline-Cleo; Jasmine Seevers, Seiling; Macee Hammack, Leedy; Taylor Ham, Mooreland; Sydney Luskey, Chisholm; Marisa Wilkinson, Buffalo; Ammorae Williams, South Barber; Devre Newby, Woodward; Shelby Bender, Cherokee; Alysson Stewart, Burlington; Shelbi Morland, Laverne; Ashley Strehl, Freedom; and Emma Cline, Alva.

Admission to either Miss Cinderella Talent Show on Oct. 8, or the Miss Cinderella Pageant on Friday Oct. 9, 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.
Katie Botts, 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; and Holder Drug, (580) 327-3332; Alva Vision, (580) 327-2393; Hair on the Square, (580) 327-0258; and LaDEEda’s, (580) 327-0382. Those interested also can contact any of the listed salespersons.