Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States Pageant set for Saturday
The 2016 Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States Pageant will be 7 p.m. Saturday at Tornstrom Auditorium. This year marks a historic number of contestants competing in the yearly pageant event. Twenty-three contestants will be competing to capture six...
The 2016 Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States Pageant will be 7 p.m. Saturday at Tornstrom Auditorium. This year marks a historic number of contestants competing in the yearly pageant event. Twenty-three contestants will be competing to capture six titles-Miss Jr. Teen Brainerd and Baxter, Miss Teen Brainerd and Baxter and Miss Brainerd and Baxter.
Contestants will compete in interview, on stage question, evening gown and swimsuit. During the pageant there will be a silent auction, as a fundraiser for the pageant, along with a bake sale to benefit the "No Kid Hungry" organization, the national platform of Miss United States National Pageants, Inc. Doors to the building will open at 6 p.m. with doors to the auditorium opening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general seating and will be available to purchase at the door.
Competing in the pageant are:
Junior Teen Division
- Jasmine Townsend, 14, daughter of Kerry Townsend and Heidi Balvik-Townsend, sponsored by Hair Force One.
- Alissa Haglin, 14, daughter of Tom and Ellen Haglin, sponsored by Lindar.
- Bailee Frame, 14, daughter of Melissa and Michael Frame, sponsored by Micronet and Pauline's Tailor Shop.
- Grace LePage, 15, daughter of Janine and David LePage, sponsored by Bigwood Timber Frames, Cascade Med Spa and Laser Center and Laury LePage.
- Chayse Pickar, 15, daughter of Pat and Angie Pickar, sponsored by Elite Underground.
- Courtney Weinrich, 14, daughter of Tasha and Darcy Weinrich, sponsored by Can Am Tactical K9.
- Maia Halonen, 14, daughter of Trisha Halonen and Dale Menk, sponsored by Guidepoint Pharmacy.
- Karlie Ray, 14, daughter of Michelle Ray, sponsored by Just For Kix, Rice Lake Construction, Klink Construction and Easy Riders.
- Fayleigh Hausken, 13, daughter of Annamarie Hausken and Dustin Hausken, sponsored by Affordable Bail Bonds.
- Stephanie Whiting, 13, daughter of Michelle Whiting and Gregory Whiting, sponsored by Dirt Diggers Repair and Landscaping, Dan's Catering Company and Mr. Tire.
- Megan Doran, 18, daughter of Mike and Wendy Doran, sponsored by Nelson-Doran Funeral Home.
- Maddi Langley, 16, daughter of Garrett and Mandy Pfiffer, sponsored by Julie Ingleman Designs and Moxy Hair Salon.
- Ayla Madsen, 15, daughter of the late Curtis Madsen, sponsored by Greenheck Auto Glass.
- Kaytlin Hart, 16, daughter of Angela and Ryan Hart, sponsored by Privileged Model Management, Lake Country Management and Northern Family Chiropractic.
- Lizzy Thurlow, 18, daughter of Mimi Thurlow and the late Scott Mike Thurlow, sponsored by Purple Cross and Greater Lakes Appraisal.
- Vanessa Sellner, 16, daughter of Lori and Gregg Sellner, sponsored by Nisswa A&W.
- Sheyla Jensen-Boyes, 18, daughter of Kimberly Jensen and Steve Lee, sponsored by Military Order of the Purple Heart Brainerd Lakes Chapter 194.
- Shania Gallager, 16, daughter of Keith Gallager and Vickie Foreman, sponsored by Fancy Pants Chocolates and O'Neary's Irish Pub.
- Haley Helmin, 15, daughter of Amanda and Kyle Helmin, sponsored by B. Johnson and Associates and Northland Construction.
- Chloe Craigie, 16, daughter of Rhonda Lindley, sponsored by Totally Kidz and Flame Nutrition.
- Nicole Harris, 19, daughter of Micheal and Lawre Harris, sponsored by The Bird's Nest Bar and Grill.
- Jackie Thurlow, 23, daughter of Mimi Thurlow and the late Scott Mike Thurlow, sponsored by Ernie's.
- Maggie Thurlow, 25, daughter of Mimi Thurlow and the late Scott Mike Thurlow, sponsored by Dr. Kurtis Waters and Cascade Med Spa and Laser Center.