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Kate Elyse Gribble wins Preteen Fairest
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Kate Elyse Gribble

Reigning Preteen Fairest of the Fair Kalia Stewart relinquished her title Friday in the annual event. She crowned Kate Elyse Gribble, 10, daughter of Darrell and Jennifer Gribble. She is a fifth-grade student at Hickory Creek Elementary. The event was held Friday night, featuring 37 young ladies.

Each contestant in the Top 10 was asked an on-stage question, with Kate’s being “What is your favorite thing to do with your parents and why?”

She answered, “My favorite thing to do with my family is a family movie night and popcorn.”

Joining Kate in the court are Annabella Grace Culwell, daughter of Tommy and Erin Culwell, first; Channing Cope Cummins, daughter of Keith and Alison Martin, and Mike and Jen Cummins, second; and Avery Faith Womack, daughter of Octavian Womack and Chassidy Womack, third.

Contestants named to the Top 20 list include: Allison Faith Hamby, daughter of Josh Hamby and Jacklyn Hamby; Amberley Isabella Soto, daughter of Jose and Karina Soto; Annabella Grace Culwell, daughter of Tommy and Erin Culwell; Avery Faith Womack, daughter of Octavian Womack and Chassidy Womack; Brooklyn Addison-Rose Hale, daughter of Mike and Brooke Hale; Brooklynn Megan Zahn, daughter of Rachel Zahn; Caroline Renee McCormick, daughter of Robert and Becky McCormick; Channing Cope Cummins, daughter of Keith and Alison Martin, and Mike and Jen Cummins; Chloe Nicole Hayes, daughter of Whitney Hayes and R.J. King; Gracey Belle Torres, daughter of Shannon Wellman and J.T. Torres; Journey Dillon Younglove, daughter of Justin and Sigourney Younglove; Julia Hope Wade, daughter of Misty and Josh Weismore, and Chris and Mary Wade; Julian Gabrielle Hale, daughter of Mike and Brooke Hale; Kate Elyse Gribble, daughter of Darrell and Jennifer Gribble, Katelynn Beth Bratcher, daughter of April Bratcher; Kendra Jade Fann, daughter of Justin and Stephanie Fann; Lanie Jaylee George, daughter of Jeff George and Autumn Wanamaker; Lily Jordyn Rains, daughter of Tonya Rains and Johnny Rains; Sarah Nicole Perry, daughter of Jason and Tish Perry; and Shelby Nicole Miller, daughter of Kevin and Danielle Miller.

Additionally honored to the Top 10 are, Allison Faith Hamby, Amberley Isabella Soto, Annabella Grace Culwell, Avery Faith Womack, Channing Cope Cummins, Julian Gabrielle Hale, Kate Elyse Gribble, Kendra Jade Fann, Lanie Jaylee George and Lily Jordyn Rains.