2019 MISS WALKER COUNTY

11 to compete for prestigious title

By RON HARRIS, Daily Mountain Eagle
Posted 6/24/18

Eleven young ladies from across Alabama will be competing Saturday night for the title of 2019 Miss Walker County.

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2019 MISS WALKER COUNTY

11 to compete for prestigious title

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Eleven young ladies from across Alabama will be competing Saturday night for the title of 2019 Miss Walker County.

This year’s program, which will be held in conjunction with the 2019 Miss Walker County Outstanding Teen program, will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at Rowland Auditorium on the Jasper campus of Bevill State Community College.

Advance tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling Miss Walker County program director Linda Thaler at (205) 275-1009.

Tickets at the door are $12.

The Miss Walker County and Miss Walker County Outstanding Teen programs are sponsored by the Pilot Club of Jasper.

The Miss Walker County and Miss Walker County Outstanding Teen programs, which were formerly closed pageants and only open to young women living in Walker County, are now open pageants, meaning young women living outside Walker County can compete. They must, however, live in or attend a school or college in Alabama.

This year’s winner will be crowned by 2018 Miss Walker County Chassidy Sumler and will compete in the 2019 Miss Alabama Pageant in June 2019.

The 11 young women who will compete for the title of 2019 Miss Walker County Saturday night are:

MEG MCGUIRE

Meg McGuire, 22, of Muscle Shoals, is a graduate student at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

McGuire’s platform is Clay’s Crew, which works to raise awareness and implement action on behalf of children who have sustained a traumatic injury.

For her talent, McGuire will perform ‘Requiem for a Dream’ on piano.

KELSEA TRICE

Kelsea Trice, 20, of Thorsby, is a sophomore at the University of Montevallo.

Trice’s platform is Dare to be Different, which focuses on anti-bullying and suicide prevention.

For her talent, she will sing ‘It’s Not Where You Start’ from the musical ‘Seesaw.’

CADIE ELISABETH

JOHNSON

Cadie Elisabeth Johnson, 18, of McCalla, is a graduate of McAdory High School and will be a freshman at the University of West Alabama in the fall.

Johnson’s platform is early intervention in special needs and disabled children.

She will sing ‘Lay Down Your Head’ for her talent.

Taylor Grace

Eustice

Taylor Grace Eustice, 19, of Kimberly, is a student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Eustice’s platform is Dancers Fighting Cancer, which focuses on bringing awareness to childhood cancer and showing the need for funding for research.

For her talent, Eustice will perform a tap dance to ‘Get On Up.’

JULIANNA KELLY

Julianna Kelly, 18, of Wedowee, is a 2017 graduate of Randolph County High School and currently a student at Southern Union State Community College.

Kelly’s platform is to provide funding for mental health professionals in schools.

Kelly will perform a lyrical dance to ‘Drops of Jupiter’ for her talent.

MORGAN FAITH

HARRISON

Morgan Faith Harrison, 19, of Bremen, is a 2017 graduate of Walker High School and will be a sophomore at Auburn University in the fall.

Harrison’s platform is epilepsy awareness.

She will perform a contemporary dance to ‘In My Blood’ for her talent.

AMBERLEE CAITLYN FISHER

Amberlee Caitlyn Fisher, 18, of Jasper, is a 2018 graduate of Jasper High School and will be a freshman at Auburn University in the fall.

Fisher’s platform is Fine Arts Matter, which hopes to spread the word that fine arts can help students build character and leadership qualities.

For her talent, Fisher will perform a jazz dance routine to ‘Come Alive.’

SARAH GLADNEY

Sarah Gladney, 18, of Mountain Brook, is a 2018 graduate of Mountain Brook High School and will be a freshman at the University of Mississippi in the fall.

Her platform is Nail and Hammer for Justice, which works with Habitat for Humanity to prevent homelessness.

For her talent, she will sing ‘River Deep, Mountain High.’

MAGGIE JONES

Maggie Jones, 21, of Springville, is a senior at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

Jones’ platform is Soul to Soul for Special Needs, which focuses on working with special needs students.

She will sing ‘Finding Wonderland’ for her talent.

EMMA OWEN

Emma Owen, 18, of Argo, is a 2018 graduate of Springville High School and will be a freshman at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the fall.

Owen’s platform is Siren Snuggles, which collects coloring books, crayons, stuffed animals and snack items for law enforcement officers and firefighters to to give out to children found in stressful or frightening situations.

For her talent, Owen will perform a clogging routine to ‘Don’t Stop Me Now.’

HANNAH SNODGRASS

Hannah Snodgrass, 17, of Homewood, will be a senior at Homewood High School in the fall.

Snodgrass’ platform is Stop Bullying Now, which works to eradicate bullying in schools.

She will perform a pop vocal presentation of ‘My Man’ for her talent.