Thirteen year old Kelsey Sueanna Hedge of Smithville is the new Junior Miss of the Spring Blossom Pageant, which was held Saturday night at the high school and sponsored by the Smithville Women's Club.
Hedge, daughter of David and Trina Hedge, succeeds the 2010 Junior Miss Haley Marie Hale, the fourteen year old daughter of Melissa and Chad Hale.
Hedge was also named Miss Photogenic.
First runner-up in the pageant was Tyra Graham of Smithville, the twelve year old daughter of Doris and Kyle Graham.
Fourteen year old Mariah Faith Jones of Smithville was second runner-up. She is the daughter of Melissa and Bill Jones.
Alyssa Kayleen Funk of Dowelltown, the fourteen year old daughter of Emily Funk, was named third runner-up.
Twelve year old Rachel Olivia Fuson of Smithville, daughter of Missy and Joe Fuson was the fourth runner-up. Fuson was also named Miss Congeniality
Others making up the top ten in no particular order were Bethany Brooke Poss, the thirteen year old daughter of Lori and John Poss of Smithville; Morgan Marie Vickers, the thirteen year old daughter of Wanda Sue and Joseph Vickers of Liberty; Brooke Danielle Roller, the thirteen year old daughter of Rose and Richard Roller of Smithville; Kacie Brooke Bain, the twelve year old daughter of Christy and David Bain of Smithville; and Hannah Walker, the twelve year old daughter of Misty and Scott Walker of Smithville.
A total of seventeen young ladies participated in the pageant. Other participants were Alexis Kasara Davis, Hailey Nicole Glass, Meranda Kay Atnip, Amisti Jae Loftis, Casey Elizabeth Vickers, Bethany Burke, and Ashley Celestino.
TOP PHOTO: Junior Miss Kelsey Sueanna Hedge
CENTER PHOTO: Jr. Miss Top Five left to right: Rachel Fuson (4th runner-up), Mariah Faith Jones (2nd), Kelsey Sueanna Hedge (Queen), Tyra Graham (1st), and Alyssa Kayleen Funk (3rd runner-up)
BOTTOM PHOTO: Miss Congeniality Rachel Fuson (left) and Miss Photogenic and Junior Miss Queen Kelsey Sueanna Hedge