Ten girls from Pioneer visited Candy Land while competing for one of four crowns at the Pride of Pioneer Pageant held at River of Life Worship Center on Saturday, August 9. With summer wear, a question and answer segment, and an evening wear portion as well as references given by teachers, all of the contestants showcased winning smiles and personalities that were fitting for the pageant’s Candy Land theme as well as for representing their hometown.
Audience members also had the opportunity to be entertained one last time by the 2013 Queens before each Queen took her final walk and crowned the 2014 Queen. 2013 Teen Miss Pioneer Morgan Elizabeth Mitchell, 2013 Junior Miss Pioneer Emile Sue Eustace, and 2013 Little Miss Pioneer Makinzy Carlyle all bid a tearful goodbye but also welcomed with open arms the new Queens.
Awards given, by division were:
2014 Miss Pioneer – Kirby Jeanne Miller
Teen Miss Pioneer
2014 Teen Miss Pioneer – Shailyn Elaine Bohner
Junior Miss Pioneer
2014 Junior Miss Pioneer – Baylee Marie Joice
First Runner Up – Haley Dawn Wehrle
Miss Congeniality – Haley Dawn Wehrle
Miss Photogenic – Emma Raye Fidler
Little Miss Pioneer
2014 Little Miss Pioneer – Katelyn Paige Balser
Runner Up – Ava Marie Livengood
Miss Congeniality – Madeline James Zimmerman
Miss Photogenic – Katelyn Paige Balser