Twenty-nine local children will participate in the Miss UAFS Scholarship Competition March 16 through the Princess/Prince Program, a non-competitive program allowing children ages 5-10 to take part in the festivities.


Participants in the program will meet Miss UAFS 2018 and receive a T-shirt, goodie bag, and tiara or medallion. They will also make multiple onstage appearances during the Miss UAFS Competition and attend a tea party with Miss UAFS and Miss Arkansas.


Princesses and princes this year are:


Alma: Hadleigh Miller, 9, daughter of Mandy and Michael Miller and Dawna and William Dunn; Charlotte Shores, 5, daughter of Amanda and Jeremy Shores;

Barling: Brinnley Adams, 11, daughter of Anna and James Nelson; Sadey Freeman, 6, daughter of Sara and Regan Freeman; Jax Nelson, 7, son of Anna and James Nelson;

Booneville: Kennedy Boyle, 7, daughter of Karen McAnally and Chris Boyle; Ava Gray, 5, daughter of Jessica and Gary Gray;

Fayetteville: Brynley Wilson, 8, daughter of Jennifer and Keith Wilson;

Fort Smith: ZenieJo Basham, 5, daughter of D. Chris and Quade Basham; Mackenzy Knubley, 10, daughter of Kristel and Chris Knubley; Ashlyn Parks, 7, daughter of Lisa Parks; Everly Pollard, 9, daughter of Kristi and Al Pollard; Popplyn Roberts, 5, daughter of Jessica Roberts; Alyssa Shaw, 10, daughter of Marion Burris; Mylee Skurdahl, 5, daughter of Brittney and Nathan Skurdahl; Zoey Skurdahl, 7, daughter of Brittney and Nathan Skurdahl; Quinn Smith, 7, daughter of Megan Smith; 

Hackett: Jenna Black, 8, daughter of Jessica and Steven Black; Stephanie Black, 7, daughter of Jessica and Steven Black;

Howe, Okla.: Stella Rorabaugh, 9, daughter of Michelle and Robert Rorabaugh;

Ozark: Tayvee White, 8, daughter of Kristi and Casey White;

Pocola, Okla.: Brynna Cogburn, 7, daughter of Ashley Cogburn;

Poteau, Okla.: Paisley Plummer, 8, daughter of Alisha and Matt Plummer;

Rudy: Makenzie Pyle, 6, daughter of Kendall and Grayson Pyle;

Sallisaw, Okla.: Addison Burleson, 9, daughter of Kaci Burleson; Gentri Lageveen, 8, daughter of Sarah and Adam Lageveen; London Sharp, 5, daughter of Whitney and Chris Sharp;

Spiro, Okla.: Allison Ford, 6, daughter of Alexandria Schalski;

Waldron: Jasmine Lecompte, 7, daughter of Marilyn and Jeremy Eaves;


The Miss UAFS Scholarship Competition is a preliminary to the Miss Arkansas and Miss America scholarship programs and will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center in the Fort Smith Convention Center, located at 55 S. 7th St.


Tickets for the scholarship competition are $10 and are available online at or by calling the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300.


More information on the competition or the Princess/Prince Program may also be obtained by contacting the UAFS Box Office. 


Date Posted: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019
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