Two Glennville beauties captured crowns in this past weekend's 2022 Miss Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair pageant.
Emma Waters, 21, was crowned as Miss Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, and Abigail Long, 12, wears the title of Pre-Teen Miss Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. The pageant was held this past Saturday, September 17, 2022, at First Baptist Church in Statesboro.
Emma, the daughter of Marky and Tracy Waters of Mendes, is a junior at Georgia Southern University, majoring in Psychology. She is a 2019 graduate of Tattnall County High School (TCHS) and was a member of the Disney College Program for a year after high school. Emma also recently was the Southeast Georgia Local Masters Champion in the Soap Box Derby competition, which catapulted her to the competition in Chicago. She is a member of First Baptist Church of Glennville.
Emma's other titles include 2022 Miss Pink Warrior; 2019 Miss Tattnall County High School and 2019 Miss Georgia Olive; 2018 Teen Miss Southeast Georgia Soap Box Derby; and in 2016, Teen Miss Georgia Pine, Teen Miss Quint Shrine, and Junior Miss Tattnall County C.A.R.E.S.
Abigail, the daughter of Meg DeLoach of Glennville and Garth Long of Statesboro, was also awarded Most Beautiful in the pageant. She currently holds the title of 2022 Pre-Teen Miss Georgia Sweet Onion, too. Abigail is a seventh grader at Pinewood Christian Academy (PCA) and is the secretary of her seventh-grade class and a member of Junior Beta and Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). She is also captain of the PCA JV Competition and Sideline Cheer Squad. Abigail is an active participant in the Glennville Methodist Church youth group.
These two young ladies both expressed their honor in representing the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair organization. They are invited to ride in the Kiwanis Fair Parade on Monday, October 10, in Statesboro.