On Monday July 12, Nashville Middle School was the setting for the 2021 Miss Washington County Pageant. Megan Cook, Abby Riechmann, Elly Szopinski, and Laney Renth were the four contestants competing for the Miss Washington County Crown. For the Junior Miss competition, the participants were Anna Herzig, Rylee Habbe, Lexy Spratt, and Mabry Gladson. Ainsley Swaboda, Addi Pingleton, Riley Hund, Arkada Stanley, Alyvia Dudek, Briannah Rennegarbe, Raegen Engele, and Addelyn Wilke competed for the Little Miss Washginton County Crown.
The contestants had the opportunity to showcase their qualities through a series of individual competitions including: formal wear, public speaking/pop questions, as well as swimsuit, sports, and career outfit wear. Following the judge’s voting, Laney Renth (Miss Washington County), Mabry Gladson (Jr. Miss Washington County), and Riley Hund (Little Washington County) were all crowned this year’s first place winners. Abby Reichmann was awarded First Runner-Up, and Elly Szopinski recieved the Ms. Congeniality Award. Rylee Habbe was named First Runner-Up for the Junior Miss division. Those who earned awards in the Little Miss competition were Addi Pingleton with First Runner-Up, and Arkada Stanley with Second Runner-Up.
For the full story & more pictures, pick up a copy of our July 21st edition.