Posted 3 years ago

By Post Staff

ALLIANCE – The annual Miss Alliance/Miss Panhandle Pageant is set for Saturday night in Alliance.

The show will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Alliance High School Performing Arts Center.

Admission is $8 at the door.

There are twelve contestants vying for two crowns.

The 12 contestants include Megan Gould of Alliance. Megan is a senior at Alliance High School and is the 18-year-old daughter of Gary and Laurie Gould.

Other miss contestants include Kiya Stack of Chadron, Lucy McGlynn and Kate Duncan of Morrill, Adrian Jochum of Scottsbluff, Chadron State College Students; Allison Hoover of Crete, Justy Bullington of Mullen, Chelsae Riggs of Bridgeport, Jennie Robbins of Mitchell, and Samantha Green of Cheyenne, WY.

Also competing are Chrissy Townsend and Katrina Poppert, both of eastern Nebraska.

The pageant theme is “Patriotic Party in the USA” and special entertainment will be provided throughout the pageant by Miss Nebraska Outstanding Teen, Lianna Prill, as well as current local titleholders Miss Panhandle Megan Dimmitt, Miss Alliance Outstanding Teen Kaelia Nelson, and Miss Panhandle Outstanding Teen Kodi Baumann.

There will also be special appearances by 1LT Erin C. Hanson of the Nebraska Army National Guard, Jennifer Jensen of the Wyoming Air Guard and other Nebraska Army National Guard personnel.

Winners in the miss division will advance to the Miss Nebraska pageant, set for June in North Platte.

Over $2,000 in cash scholarships will be awarded.