Several winners named at Day of Pageants

PELHAM – The Pelham High School Cheer Booster Club hosted its annual Day of Pageants program at PHS on Saturday, March 3.

Nearly 70 girls participated in the pageants, which were divided by grade level. Three different pageants were held for students k3 to second grade, third to fifth grade and sixth to eighth grade.

The judges were Cierra Belser, Paula Lowery, Adrian Lucas and Emily O’Roar. Ryleigh Chambers, Miss PHS 2018, was the emcee for the day.

Pelham students Donnie Ball, Griffin Knight, Josh Knight, Evan Milling, Dylan Palmier and Jordan Winston served as escorts. Titleholders – Jr. Miss PHS Kennedy Chambers and Miss Pelham Teen USA Addison Watts – crowned the pageant winners.

Contestants participated in a first impression and personal introduction, a beauty walk and a final look as a group.

The winners of the pageants were:

Mini Miss Panther (K3-2nd grade)
Mini Miss Panther – Makayla Bailey
1st Alternate – Haley Moore
2nd Alternate – Audrey Allen
Miss Photogenic – Audrey Allen
People’s Choice – Olivia Lou Bennett

Little Miss Panther (3rd-5th grade)
Little Miss Panther – Addison Knight
1st Alternate – Baker Franklin
2nd Alternate (Tie) – Victoria Bailey and Emma Grace Howard
Miss Photogenic – Baker Franklin
People’s Choice – Victoria Bailey

Junior Miss Panther (6th-8th grade)
Junior Miss Panther – Sadie Nolen
1st Alternate – Chloe Plummer
2nd Alternate – Laci Howard
Miss Photogenic – Laci Howard
People’s Choice – McKenzie Gonzales-Vera