While 20 contestants will compete for the title of Miss UAFS at the scholarship pageant March 14, 22 girls and one boy will enjoy the title of royalty when they participate in the Princess/Prince Program during the pageant.


The non-competitive program allows children ages 5-10 to meet Miss UAFS 2014 and be a part of the program naming Miss UAFS 2015. Each participant receives a T-shirt, goodie bag, and a tiara or medallion. They will also make an onstage appearance during the Miss UAFS Pageant. Princess activities also include a tea party with Miss UAFS and Miss Arkansas.


Princesses and princes this year are:


Alma: Emberlin Grace Caldwell, 9, daughter of C.R. and Laura Caldwell.


Fayetteville: Jaiden Faith Killough, 10, daughter of Bruce and Jessica Beatty.


Fort Smith: Brinnley Adams, 7, daughter of James and Anna Nelson; Mackenzy Jadyn Biggs, 6, daughter of Chris and Kristel Knubley; Alexa Rylee Crowder, 10, daughter of David and Sheila Crowder; Maddox Allen Echols, 6, son of Aubrey and Amanda Echols; Hannah Fields, 6, daughter of Jeremy and Rachel Fields; Lillyanna Gigerich, 8, daughter of Craig and Lacy Gigerich; Victoria Kay Kohles, 7, daughter of Stacie and Greg Kohles; Jaden Medicine-Bird, 8, granddaughter of Brenda Hickey; Everly Grace Pollard, 5, daughter of Kristi Pollard and Al Pollard; Stella Rorabaugh, 5, daughter of Michelle Waldon; Mackenzie Erin Settlage, 7, daughter of Dan and Latisha Settlage; Rachel Erica Stubblefield, 9, daughter of Russell and Ellen Stubblefield; and Jaclynn Thompson, 9, daughter of Chris and Harlene Thompson.


Hackett: Brooklyn May Black, 10, daughter of Steven and Jessica Black.


Mansfield: Alayna Hope Turner, 10, daughter of Hoyt and Lonene Turner.


Muldrow, Okla.: Allison Nicole Grimm, 9, daughter of Kristen Grimm.


Ozark: Kennedy Lynnee Tedford, 7, daughter of Justin and Brittany West and Cory and Kari Tedford.


Poteau, Okla.: Bronlyn Wood, 8, daughter of Paul and Makala Wood; Bethany Grace Warren, 8, daughter of Chad and Shannon Warren.


Roland, Okla.: Katelyn Leeann Stephens, 8, daughter of Jared and Elizabeth Rice.


Van Buren: Haleigh Jade Boyd, 7, daughter of Michael and Rhonda Boyd.


The Miss UAFS Pageant is a preliminary pageant to the Miss Arkansas and Miss America scholarship programs and will be held at 7 p.m. at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center at the Fort Smith Convention Center. Tickets are $10 and are available from the UAFS Box Office in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center by calling 479-788-7300 or visiting http://uafs.universitytickets.com.  


Article by Angela Lamon, University Relations Coordinator
Date Posted: 
Friday, February 13, 2015
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