First International Girl Pageant held in Barry County

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Pageant Coordinator Amanda Dover and daughter Joscelyn Dover, of Cassville and previous title holder, crown Brooklynn Epperson, 3, of Verona, who won the title of Tiny Miss for Barry County during the county’s first International Girl Pageant, which was held in Cassville Saturday. Her mother, Stephanie Epperson stands proudly by. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com

Teen Miss contestants dressed in formals pose for a group photo at the conclusion of the Barry County International Girl Pageant, which was held at the Cassville Crowder College campus on Saturday.

Whitney Beck, 8, of Exeter, won a title in the Little Miss category of the Barry County International Girl Pageant, held Saturday in Cassville. The pageant is unique from others, leaders say, because it focuses on girls’ inner and outer beauty, verses typical glitz and glamour pageantry fare. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Teen Miss contestants dressed in formals pose for a group photo at the conclusion of the Barry County International Girl Pageant, which was held at the Cassville Crowder College campus on Saturday. From left: Adonica Sliger, 12, of Joplin; Cammie Olson, 15, of Monett; Kyrsta Rawlings, 14, of Cassville; and Alize’ Trejo, 14, of Joplin, take a group photo at the conclusion. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Alana Martin, 15 months, of Anderson, won Baby Miss title in the International Girl Barry County Pageant, which was held Saturday in Cassville. Her mother, Audrianna Stephens, helps place her new crown. Her father, Myrick Martin, was in the audience. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Kyrsta Rawlings, 14, of Cassville, sings Chain Breaker a cappella, for the Teen Miss talent portion of the Barry County International Girl Pageant in Cassville Saturday. Rather than placing focus on superficial glitz and glamour, the pageant focuses on family and the inner and outer beauty of girls. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Kinleigh Johnson’s mother helps her get ready for her turn to see the judges for a meet-and-greet session during the Barry County’s first-ever International Girl Pageant, which was held at the Crowder College campus in Cassville Saturday. Johnson is three years old and is from Monett. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Elise ‘Beebe’ Remenar, 2, of Exeter, won a title in the Baby Miss category for Prettiest Eyes in the Barry County International Girl Pageant, held Saturday in Cassville. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Oakley Bogle, 3, of Bartlett, Kan., won Best Sport Dress title in the Tiny Miss category of the Barry County International Girl Pageant Saturday in Cassville. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Nevaeh Conner, 4, of Joplin, won the Beauty title in the Little Miss category in the Barry County International Girl pageant, held Saturday in Cassville. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
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