16 young ladies will be competing for four titles Saturday, Feb. 29, in the Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program at the Seaside Convention Center. General admission tickets are available at the door for $20 or online at Brown Paper Tickets for $15 prior to the event.

There are six candidates trying to become Miss Clatsop County 2020 or Miss North Coast 2020. For the teen titles there are nine competing for two titles.

A benefit dinner will be held the night before at 6 p.m. at the Seaside Convention Center. Tickets for the dinner are $50 if available and come with a $25 reserved ticket to the show Saturday night. Reserved tickets are not for sale. Contact Sandy Newman, the dinner coordinator for the Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program for Friday night tickets at 503-717-3501.

Saturday’s program will feature outgoing titleholders, Miss Clatsop County Ranisha Speed, Miss Clatsop County’s Outstanding teen Lilly Boothe, and Miss North Coast’s Outstanding Teen Sydney Rapp. The emcee for the evening is Miss Oregon 2016 Alexis Mather and Miss Oregon 2019 Shivali Kadam.

The Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program is the official preliminary competition of the Miss Oregon Scholarship Competition and is part of the Miss America Organization, the world’s leading scholarship provider for women. The winners will go on to represent the county at the State pageant in June in Seaside. A random draw by 2019 Miss Clatsop County’s Princess Shaelyn Bangs from 18 princesses, sending two lucky princesses to the Miss Oregon stage.

The Miss America Organization is a non-profit corporation established solely to provide contestants with the opportunity to enhance their professional and education goals, and to achieve those pursuits with the assistance of monetary grants and awards.

The Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program is run solely by volunteers. To make a positive difference in our community and in the lives of young women, consider spending your time helping out with the program.

Miss Contestants: Haylie Moon, 24, Seaside/graduate of University of Portland; Madison Kadera, 19, Warrenton/Clatsop Community College; Nicole Ramsdell, 18, Astoria/Astoria High School; Caitlin Hillman, 18, Seaside/Seaside High School; Riley Mae Gardner, 19, St. Helens/Portland Community College; Riley Mitchell, 18, Warrenton/Astoria High School.

Teen Contestants: Gracie Weaver, 15, Seaside/Seaside High School; Milly McCalmon, 13, Clatskanie/Clatskanie Middle School; Brooke Blankenhorn, 17, Seaside/Seaside High School; Josie Morinville, 15, Knappa/Astoria High School; Annabelle Long, 17, Seaside/Seaside High School; Aliciyah Miguel-Cloninger, 13, Astoria/Astoria High School; Emmy Huber, 15, Astoria/Astoria High School; Sidney Sullivan, 13, St. Helens/St. Helens Middle School; and Savana Pedraza, 13, Hammon/Warrenton Grade School.


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