October 15, 2018

2016 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant Winners

2016 Fall Pageant Queens (L-R): Miss Heard Elementary Ally Huey, Tiny Miss HES Dessi Hannah, Junior Miss HES Pamela Vasquez, and Little Miss HES Ashlynn Caroline Newton

2016 Fall Pageant Queens (L-R): Miss Heard Elementary Ally Huey, Tiny Miss HES Dessi Hannah, Junior Miss HES Pamela Vasquez, and Little Miss HES Ashlynn Caroline Newton

(Franklin) — The Heard Elementary Fall Beauty Pageant was held Saturday afternoon, October 15 in the Heard County Middle School gymnasium.

The proceeds from the event organized by Ms. Wylene Spearman went to support Heard County Special Olympics. A large crowd filled the auditorium at HCMS.

The girls in the fall pageant are judged in six different categories including Smile, Eye Contact, Poise, Confidence, Attire, and Overall Appearance. The totals of all three judges were combined to determine the winners.

All competitors in the contest received trophies and crowns. There were four different Queens named including Tiny Miss Heard Elementary (Pre-K), Little Miss Heard Elementary (Kindergarten-1st grade), Junior Miss Heard Elementary (2nd-3rd grade), and Miss Heard Elementary (4th-5th grade).

In the Tiny Miss Heard Elementary category, the 2016 Queen was lone contestant Ms. Dessi Hannah. Dessi was also awarded as Most Photogenic in the Tiny Miss category.

In the Little Miss Heard Elementary category, the 2016 Queen was Ms. Ashlynn Caroline Newton , followed by first runner-up Ms. Addyson Carol Ann Crofts, and second runner-up Ms. Aubrey Huey. Third runner- up was Aubrey Emma Cheeks and fourth runner Up was Kenzlie Elaine Hadley. Miss Photogenic for the Little Miss category was Jai’Nae Cheeks.

Ms. Pamela Vasquez was crowned as the Junior Miss Heard Elementary building off her strong second runner-up finish in the same division in 2015. First runner-up was Ms. Trinitee Jasiah Owens and second runner-up/ Miss Photogenic was Ms. Keona White. White was also the 2015 Little Miss Queen.

In the oldest age group, Ms. Ally Huey was crowned as the 2016 Miss Heard Elementary. First runner-up went to Ms. Cora Rashell while second runner-up went to Ms. Kazarieah Brown. Third runner-up was Ms. Cora Betts. Miss Photogenic was Kimberly Rhone.

“I just want to thank all of our sponsors, parents, judges, volunteers, and everyone else who helped with this year’s very successful pageant. We were fortunate to be able to raise money for our Special Olympics program right here in Heard County,” said Spearman after the pageant concluded.

Click here to see more pageant photos courtesy of Mr. Rodney East

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