(Louisville, KY) Tonight, it’s the changing of the arms. A new queen is announced for the Miss Kentucky’s Outstanding Teen Pageant, (MKOTP) held at the Kentucky Center in downtown Louisville.
Twenty-two contestants representing the bluegrass being judged on talent, a private interview, lifestyle and fitness in sportswear, evening wear and on-stage question.
Tonight, Miss Wayne County Area Joanna Clark was crowned the winner. She will now go to the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando, Florida to represent Kentucky at the end of July.
Here’s the official standing: 1 st Runner-up Savannah Cooper; 2 nd Runner-up Reagan Earlywine; 3 rd Runner-up Haven Wolfe and 4 th Runner-
up Claire Yates.
Dr. Ashley D. Anderson, Executive Director for the pageant and President of the Miss Kentucky board says “The judges had a very difficult time this year. There was so many talented ladies and all very deserving. Joanna Clark will represent Kentucky very well in the upcoming pageant. I hope everyone will rally around her as she prepares to compete in Orlando. The pageant is so much more than people know. This pageant empower young ladies to be the best they can be. We help develop leadership skills and confidence.”
The Miss Kentucky Scholarship Organization is a celebration of the talent, scholastic achievement and commitment to service of Kentucky’s finest young women. This Organization is so much more than a crown…it is changing Kentucky, one young woman at a time!
After crowning, Miss Kentucky’s Outstanding Teen Joanna Clark and the 21 other contestants attended an awards reception at the downtown Marriott where we will award approximately $10k in additional scholarships.
To set up an interview, please call Sherlene Shanklin, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 502-295-0435.
For additional information on the pageant please visit www.misskentucky.org.
We have provided photos of this evening’s pageant. Please feel free to use. The photo credit is Ryan Kendall.
The Miss Kentucky’s Outstanding Teen Pageant is an official preliminary of the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Scholarship Organization. This program is empowering young women through pageantry to develop leadership skills, confidence and achieve their biggest goals in life. MKYOT is
changing Kentucky, one young woman at a time!