The Tattnall County High School (TCHS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) hosted a dazzling pageant on Saturday, October 28, 2023, featuring young ladies from North Tattnall Middle School (NTMS) and South Tattnall Middle School (STMS). The contestants competed in front of a panel of three qualified judges, who evaluated them on their stage personality, poise, and overall appearance.
North Tattnall Middle School winners included Miss NTMS Ansley Durrence, daughter of Ashley and Tina Durrence; 1st runner-up Violet Shuman, daughter of Brandon and Nicole Shuman; and 2nd runner-up Braylee Price, daughter of Daniel and Lisa Price. People’s Choice was selected by the audience and was awarded to Braylee Price.
Other optional awards were Prettiest Eyes, Olivia Howard, daughter of Richard and Donna Howard; Prettiest Dress, Violet Shuman; Prettiest Smile, Ansley Durrence; and Prettiest Hair, Braylee Price.
South Tattnall Middle School winners included Miss STMS Della Quarles, daughter of TJ and Sasha Qarles; 1st runner-up Hallie Dutton, daughter of Bryan and Jessica Dutton; and 2nd runner-up Annalee Maybin, daughter of Will and Laura Maybin. People’s Choice was Nichole McDonald, daughter of Kelly Usry.
Other optional awards included Prettiest Eyes, Hallie Dutton; Prettiest Dress, McKenley Haskins, daughter of Drew and Jenna Morgan; and Prettiest Smile and Prettiest Hair, Della Quarles. Overall photogenic award went to McKenley Haskins.
The theme of the night was Friday Nights and Stadium Lights. The girls were asked to wear their best game-day attire, and the contestants did not disappoint. Each young lady brought her own unique style and personality to the stage, making it a tough decision for the judges to choose a winner. The evening gown portion did not disappoint. There were a variety of beautiful gowns gracing the stage. The girls represented themselves with grace and poise.
Despite the competitive nature of the event, the night was filled with fun and support among the contestants. It was a wonderful opportunity for these young women to showcase their personality and beauty as they represented their schools. Congratulations are extended to all the participants for their hard work and dedication!
NTMS contestants included Abbagale Winningham, Shyanne Busbie, Braylee Price, Ansley Durrence, Violet Shuman, Olivia Howard, Gracelyn Blaxton, and Kynsleigh Sikes.
STMS contestants included Annalee Maybin, Hallie Dutton, Carlie Rogers, Kindall Harold, McKenley Haskins, Kaylan Bragg, Cali DeLoach, Summar McDonald, and Della Quarles
TCHS FBLA appreciates all the contestants for being a part of this amazing pageant. It was exciting to watch as the girls from the middle schools interacted and cheered each other on throughout the week. Thank you to all who came out to support the young ladies as they competed. Everyone looks forward to next year.