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By Robert Inexperienced
EPHRAIM—The 59th annual Miss Sanpete County and Miss Teen Sanpete pageant won’t be derailed by COVID-19 considerations this yr.
The pageant will keep on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. on the Snow Faculty Eccles Middle in Ephraim.
Six contestants from across the county will compete for Miss Sanpete County, whereas six youthful contestants will compete for Miss Teen Sanpete, mentioned Abby Ivory, pageant director.
Ivory is impressed with the caliber of this yr’s class. “These candidates are ready and excited to serve our neighborhood,” she mentioned. “They’re good, proficient and pushed towards success.”
The contestants will compete in 4 areas: personal interview, on-stage query and platform assertion, expertise and night put on. Scholarships can be given to the winners.
Doorways will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $eight for adults; kids 4-11 years of age are $5. Every grownup ticket holder will obtain a program, with extra packages being $3.
Sam and Holly Penrod, Manti natives, would be the emcees.
To accommodate for social distancing and COVID-19 compliance, attendees are inspired to reach early to permit time for the seating course of. Money and private checks for admission can be accepted on the door. Attendees may additionally name prematurely to order seats and choose up tickets at will name upon arrival. These all for reserving seats forward of time ought to name Ivory at 851-6215.
Candidates for Miss Sanpete County are:
Shaelynn Riley Johnson, Fountain Inexperienced, daughter of Ryan and Cassie Johnson. She’s going to carry out a vocal solo for her expertise. She plans to boost consciousness on the significance of ATV security via her platform “ATV Security – No one is Invincible”.
Libby Simons, Manti, daughter of David and Allison Simons. She’s going to carry out a jazz dance for h
er expertise. Her social affect assertion is “Be a Hero: Organ Donation.” She plans to boost consciousness concerning the significance and life-saving affect of being an organ donor.
Gracy Christenson, Gunnison, daughter of Miranda Christenson. She’s going to carry out a piano solo for her expertise. By her platform, “Wholesome Minds: Teenage Psychological Well being” she hopes to affect youngsters and promote expertise for optimistic psychological well being.
Kira Michele Sevy, Spring Metropolis, daughter of Robert and Emily Sevy and Kathy Harward. She’s going to carry out a jazz dance for her expertise. Kira is keen about her platform, ‘Give Kids a Voice” which focuses on serving to kids who’re in troublesome circumstances as a result of abuse or neglect.
Karlie Strickland, Ephraim, daughter of Cody Stickland and Harmonie Poppleton. She’s going to carry out a vocal solo for her expertise. Her platform is “Breaking the Silence,” which focuses on human trafficking.
She plans to boost consciousness on this rising concern.
Lydia Madsen, Fairview, daughter of Jeremy and Jessica Madsen. She’s going to carry out a vocal solo for her expertise. Her platform, “Lend-A-Hand” focuses on volunteerism. She plans to encourage individuals to serve of their communities.
Contestants for Miss Teen Sanpete are:
Kaytlin Elisabeth Estey, Manti, daughter of Frank and Lisa Estey. For her expertise she is going to carry out a up to date dance solo. Her platform is “Don’t Be a Cyber-Bully.” She plans to teach the general public on the damaging affect of cyber bullying.
Haley Taylor Sevy, Ephraim, daughter of Robert and Emily Sevy. She’s going to carry out a up to date dance for her expertise. By her platform, “The Chosen Kids” she plans to advocate for and lift consciousness about kids in foster care.
Carrie Everitt, Ephraim, daughter of Deric and Muriah Everitt. She’s going to carry out a lyrical dance for her expertise. She plans to carry higher consciousness concerning the significance of sporting a helmet via her platform “Use Your Head: Put on a Helmet.”
Jordie Kelso, Mt Nice, daughter of Luke and Jerrylynn Kelso. For her expertise, she is going to carry out a lyrical dance. Her platform is “Dance Your Option to Psychological Well being.” She plans to encourage the general public to be lively for improved psychological and bodily well being.
Noelle Condie, Gunnison, daughter of Robyn Condie and David Condie. She’s going to carry out a vocal solo for her expertise. She is worked up to share her platform, “This Thoughts of Mine: Coaching Psychological Wellness By Constructive Considering,” the place she plans to teach about psychological well being and learn how to be happier, grateful and motivated.
Shea Rawlinson, Fairview, daughter of Sean and Shauna Rawlinson. For her expertise she is going to carry out a lyrical dance. By her platform, “Wholesome Life, Blissful Life,” she plans to boost consciousness about wholesome existence and serving to others in want via blood drives.
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