Miss Woodward Lexi Vanderwork wins 2017 Cinderella crown

September 29, 2017

Miss Woodward Lexi Vanderwork wins 2017 Cinderella crown & Talent Award

Lexi Vanderwork, Miss Woodward, won the title of Miss Cinderella for the 66th Miss Cinderella Pageant at Northwestern Oklahoma State University Friday, Sept. 29.

The pageant is held for high school senior girls in conjunction with the university’s homecoming celebration.

The Miss Cinderella Talent Show was on Thursday with interviews taking place Friday morning, ending with the pageant Friday evening.

Winners from the 66th Miss Cinderella Pageant are (from left to right) Miss Congeniality Tasi Hughes, Miss Chisholm; fourth runner-up Jaden Allen, Miss Burlington; Miss Cinderella 2017 and Talent Winner Lexi Vanderwork, Miss Woodward; first runner-up and Interview Award winner Kimber McNaught, Miss Mooreland; third runner-up Jayden Dillon, Miss Timberlake; and second runner-up Sydni Classen, Miss Cimarron.    

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First runner-up and Interview Award winner was Kimber McNaught, Miss Mooreland; second runner-up was Sydni Classen, Miss Cimarron; third runner-up was Jayden Dillon, Miss Timberlake; fourth runner-up was Jaden Allen, Miss Burlington; and voted Miss Congeniality was Tasi Hughes, Miss Chisholm.

Hughes was voted as Miss Congeniality by her fellow contestants. As the winner of Miss Congeniality she will receive a one-year room waiver.

McNaught took home the prize for the interview portion of the contest and will receive a book scholarship from Northwestern.

Vanderwork also took home the talent award for her jazz dance to the song “Great Balls of Fire” by Million Dollar Quartet.

As Miss Cinderella, Vanderwork will receive eight semesters of tuition and a one-year room waiver scholarship at Northwestern-Alva.

The first and second runners-up will receive six and four semesters of tuition, respectively.

Third and fourth runners-up will receive a one-year room waiver in addition to the tuition scholarship each contestant already receives.

Each contestant who participates in the Miss Cinderella Pageant automatically receives a one-year tuition scholarship to Northwestern-Alva.

All Miss Cinderella contestants also are a part of the annual homecoming parade that takes place Saturday, Sept. 30, at 10 a.m. on the downtown square.

For more information on Northwestern’s Miss Cinderella Pageant or homecoming events visit www.nwosu.edu/homecoming.


Ali Gavitt, University Relations Specialist
apgavitt@nwosu.edu (apgavitt@gmail.com) 580-327-8480

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