Fourteen year old Liz Abigail Qualls 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.
Qualls, daughter of Brad and Kim Trapp and Jason and Stormy Qualls, succeeds the 2011 Junior Miss Kelsey Sueanna Hedge of Smithville, the fourteen year old daughter of David and Trina Hedge
First runner-up in the pageant was Morgan Faith Green of Smithville, the twelve year old daughter of Suzanne and Jon Harrison.
Thirteen year old Rachel Olivia Fuson of Smithville was second runner-up. She was also named Miss Photogenic. Fuson is the daughter of Missy and Joe Fuson.
Tyra Grace Graham of Smithville, the thirteen year old daughter of Doris and Kyle Graham was named third runner-up.
Twelve year old Destiny Danielle Franklin of Smithville, daughter of Jennifer Ware and Christopher Franklin was the fourth runner-up.
Morgan Marie Vickers was selected as Miss Congeniality. She is the fourteen year old daughter of Wanda and Joe Vickers of Liberty.
Others making up the top eleven in no particular order were Morgan Marie Vickers, the fourteen year old daughter of Wanda and Joe Vickers of Liberty; Madison Butler, the thirteen year old daughter of Ronda Butler and Dennis Butler of Smithville; Bailey Redmon, the thirteen year old daughter of Elizabeth and Mike Redmon of Dowelltown; Miranda Davis, the twelve year old daughter of Nicole and step father Robert Bruhn of Smithville; Katie Roehner, the fifteen year old daughter of Christina and William Roehner of Smithville; and Chasity Garrett, the fourteen year old daughter of Jamie Garrett of Liberty.
A total of sixteen young ladies participated in the pageant. Other participants were Madison Hope Hayes, the fourteen year old daughter of Gracie Nicholson and Timothy Hayes of Smithville; Maegan Harris of Liberty, the twelve year old daughter of Ronda Johnson and Shannon Harris and Donnie Johnson; Baylie Ann Davis, the eleven year old daughter of Shara Davis Cowan and Jason Davis of Smithville; Casey Elizabeth Vickers, the thirteen year old daughter of Wanda Sue and Joseph Vickers of Liberty; and Izabella Perez, the eleven year old daughter of Michelle Brawley and Louis Perez of Smithville.
(Top Photo: Junior Miss Liz Abigail Qualls)
(Middle Photo: Left to Right: Destiny Danielle Franklin (4th runner-up), Rachel Olivia Fuson (2nd), Junior Miss Liz Abigail Qualls, Morgan Faith Green (1st), and Tyra Grace Graham (3rd)
(Bottom Photo: Junior Miss Photogenic Rachel Olivia Fuson (left) and Junior Miss Congeniality Morgan Marie Vickers)