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Miss McMinnville Pageants set for Saturday
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The Miss McMinnville Pageants 2015 will be presented Saturday in the Warren County High School auditorium.
The first Miss McMinnville will be chosen, along with McMinnville’s Outstanding Teen, and Teen Princess. The pageants are scheduled to start at 6 p.m.
Outstanding Teen Haleigh Johnson and Teen Princess Jade Spilka will crown their successors.  
Serving as mistress of ceremonies is former Miss Tennessee Shelby Thompson. The pageant director is Susan Burks.
Tennessee’s Outstanding Teen, Lexie Perry, will be welcomed as a guest performer. She plays the fiddle, and recently placed first runner-up  at America’s Outstanding Teen competition.

Contestants in the Miss McMinnville Pageant, which is a preliminary to the Miss Tennessee Pageant, include:
Katherine Tubb, daughter of Joy and John Tubb. She is a senior at Warren County High School, and will be presenting a ballet en pointe for her talent.
MaryBeth Arnett is the daughter of Chuck and Beth Arnett, and is a Murfreesboro native. She attends Martin-Methodist College. Her talent will be a vocal presentation of “Invisible.”
Diane Kahler, daughter of Mark and Cathy Kahler, comes from Jackson. She is a student at Union University, and will play the trumpet in the talent portion of the competition.
Madison Hurst is from Henderson, and the daughter of Tracey Epperson, and Jeremy and Miranda Hurst. She is a student at Jackson State Community College, and will sing “Bennie and the Jets” for her talent.
Bailey Park is the daughter of Changsu Park and Janice Park of Collegedale. She is a student at Southern Adventist University, and will sing “Time to Say Goodbye” for her talent presentation.
Alexandra Wallace is the daughter of Renee and Richard Childers, and the late Jeff Wallace. She attends the University of Mississippi, and will be singing for her talent.
Kristen Gallant, daughter of Ron and Tracy Gallant, hails from Pigeon Forge. She holds dual enrollment at Pigeon Forge High School and Walter State Community College. The contestant will sing “Colors of the Wind” for her talent.
Jarah Anderson is a Warren County resident, and the daughter of Donna and Johnny Anderson. The WCHS senior will dance in the talent portion of the competition.
Savanah Benton is a junior at Tennessee Technological University, and will be singing “Anyway” in the talent category. Her parents are Susan and Robert Benton.

McMinnville’s Outstanding Teen
Anna Grace Smith, daughter of Tammy and Ralph Smith of Smyrna, is a student at Stewarts Creek High School. She will be singing “Jar of Hearts” for her talent.
Nicole Schicker, is a student at Soddy Daisy High School in Hixson. Her parents are Charlene and Michael Schicker, and her talent will be a dance presentation.

McMinnville’s Teen Princess
(No talent required in this competition.)
Kaylee Paige Dixon is the daughter of Misti and Chad Hillis, and Lang Dixon. She is a student at Warren County High School, and her pageant platform is “Exceptionally” Beautiful.
Ashlie Dawn Pruitt, daughter of Pattie Jones, resides in Halls. She is promoting the platform, Reading for a Better You.
Adriana McAlister is a student at Bradford High School, and is the daughter of Stephen and Amy McAlister. Her pageant platform is Caring Crowns. 
Caroline Baggett is a sophomore at Franklin County High School, and the daughter of Brian and Gena Paige Baggett. Her pageant platform is Answers for Alzheimers.