Twelve year old Shaunta Rose Koegler of Smithville is the new Junior Miss of the Spring Blossom Pageant, which was held Saturday at the DCHS gym and sponsored by the Smithville Women's Club. The pageant featured eleven girls ages ten to twelve.
Koegler, daughter of Brian and Leticia Koegler, succeeds last year's queen, Sarah Anne Colwell, the 13 year old daughter of Trent and Christie Colwell of Smithville.
Emma Brooke Jennings was the first runner-up. She is the 10 year old daughter of Chad and Shelly Jennings of Smithville.
Second runner-up was Madison Rae Rackley, the 10 year old daughter of Gordon and Jessica Rackley of Smithville.
Alexis Grace Atnip was named third runner-up. She is the 11 year old daughter of Veronica Atnip of Smithville. Atnip also received the title of Miss Photogenic.
Fourth runner-up went to Megan Emilee Cantrell, the 10 year old daughter of Todd and Jenny Cantrell of Smithville. Cantrell is also the Runway Queen, an award presented by Runway Rentals.
Ten year old Rebekah Haylee Adams was selected as Miss Personality. She is the daughter of Brian and Carolyn Adams of Smithville.
Other participants were Malia Stanley, the 12 year old daughter of Larry and Phyllis Stanley of Smithville.; Kaitlyn George, the 12 year old daughter of Ashley and Frankie Bryant and Jeff and Kim Walls of Smithville; Katherine Grace Colwell, the 10 year old daughter of Trent and Christie Colwell of Smithville; Shelby Maylee Sprague, the 12 year old daughter of Jimmy and Johnna Sprague of Smithville; and Destinee Ritchey, the 11 year old daughter of Joe and Tammy Ritchey of Dowelltown.
TOP PHOTO: Shaunta Rose Koegler
CENTER PHOTO: Megan Emilee Cantrell, Madison Rae Rackley, Shaunta Rose Koegler,Emma Brooke Jennings, Alexis Grace Atnip
BOTTOM PHOTO:Rebekah Haylee Adams,Megan Emilee Cantrell, Alexis Grace Atnip