Local contestants to compete for Miss Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen

Carol Rolf Originally Published June 30, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.
Updated June 28, 2013 at 11:02 a.m.
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Several young women with ties to the River Valley & Ozark Edition coverage area will compete in Miss Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen Pageant Wednesday through Saturday at the Hot Springs Convention Center’s Horner Hall.

Preliminary competition will be held Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with the winner to be announced on Saturday.

Local contestants include the following:

• Miss Conway: Kavanaugh Millirons of Conway, the 14-year-old daughter of Tina and Ross Millirons Jr., is a home-schooled student through IC Faith Academy. She will present a musical theater vocal, “So Long Dearie,” as her talent. Her platform issue is Pool Safety: Simple Steps Save Lives.

• Miss Lake Dardanelle: Carleigh Joy Tackett of Russellville, the 14-year-old daughter of Butch and Toni Tackett, is a student at Russellville Junior High School. She will present a tap dance to “Tightrope” for her talent. Her platform issue is Digital Citizenship: It’s Our Responsibility.

• Miss Petit Jean Valley: Amanda Glover of Greenbrier, the 17-year-old daughter of Kelly and Nona Glover, is a student at Greenbrier High School. She will present a vocal solo, “Holding Out for a Hero,” as her talent. Her platform issue is Supporting the March of Dimes.

• Miss South Arkansas: Kelli Collins of Dardanelle, the 16-year-old daughter of Jackie and Debera Collins, is a student at Dardanelle High School. She will present a vocal solo, “Popular,” as her talent. Her platform issue is Jeans for Teens.

Tickets will be sold at the pageant. To purchase tickets to be picked up at will call,

contact Marrietta Jerome at (870) 740-2070.

For more information on Miss Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen Pageant, visit www.missarkansasot.org.

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