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Miss Fayetteville Pageant is Saturday Night at Methodist University

The Miss Fayetteville and Miss Fayetteville's Outstanding Teen Pageants will be taking place this Saturday, January 11th at Reeves Auditorium on the campus of Methodist University. The pageant starts at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are $10 at the door.  

Eleven teens will be vying for the title of Miss Fayetteville Outstanding Teen while 7 college-age ladies will be competing for the title of Miss Fayetteville.

Miss Fayetteville is a Miss America preliminary pageant. The Miss America Organization is the nation's largest scholarship providing organization for young women. Miss Fayetteville will receive a $1000 cash scholarship along with an in-kind scholarship to Methodist University, Robeson Community College and Fayetteville State University. Her 1st runner up will receive a $300 cash scholarship and  2nd runner up a $200 cash scholarship. Miss Fayetteville's Outstanding Teen will receive a $500 cash award. 

Last year's Miss Fayetteville, Victoria Huggins, placed in the top 10 at Miss North Carolina. She is a student at UNC-Pemboke studying communications and broadcasting.

Miss Fayetteville Outstanding Teen 2013, Emili McPhail captured the crown of Miss North Carolina Outstanding Teen 2013. She placed in the top 8 at Miss America's Outstanding Teen & also won an Outstanding Instrumentalist Award as well as an Outstanding Leadership and Academic award.  In conclusion, she received a full four year scholarship (including out of state fees) to Troy University in Alabama. After Emili was crowned MNCOT, Hannah Robinson, a junior at Jack Britt High School assumed the responsibilities of Miss Fayetteville's Outstanding Teen. 

During their reigns, Victoria served as a BBQ judge for "When Pigs Fly" last November at Festival Park and Hannah led Ryan's Reindeer Run with Santa.  

Miss Fayetteville Outstanding Teen 2014 Contestants:

Bailey Chavis
Talent: Clogging, "Blame it on the Boogie"
Platform: STAR- Reaching the Homeless

Madison Hadaway
Talent: Tap, "Do Your Thing"
Platform: SMILE- Smile Makers Impacting Lives Everywhere

Hailey Hudson
Talent: Vocal Performance, "I Speak Six Languages"
Platform: M.A.D.E- Making A Difference Everyday

Tyana Geronimo
Talent: Vocal Perormance, "My Heart Will Go On"
Platofrm: Healthy Sexuality

Jessie Keener
Talent: Vocal Performance, "Astonishing"
Platform: ML4G- Maggie Lee For Good

Cailin Baxter
Talent: Gymnastics, "Alice's Theme from Alice in Wonderland"
Platform: Striking a Balance: Eating Disorder Awareness

Taylor Leonard
Talent: Clogging, "Are You Gonna Be My Girl?"
Platform: The Child Advocacy Center

Theresa Dickerson
Talent: Vocal/Piano, "Lightweight"
Platform: America's The Arts

Elizabeth O'Brien
Talent: Piano," Alla Tarantella"
Platform: Military Child Access Assistance Program

Caroline Hodges
Talent: Flute Solo, "Theme from Pink Panther"
Platform: Cervical Cancer Awareness and Prevention

Christin Oliver
Talent: Clogging, "Think"
Platform: C.O.L.E.= Collecting Opportunities for the Lions Club Eyeglasses

Miss Fayetteville 2014 Contestants:

Crystal Byrd
Talent: Dance, "Say Something"
Platform: Dance for a Healthier You

Jerenae Raeford 
Talent: Vocal Performance, "Via Dolorosa"
Platform: Human Trafficking Awareness: Saving America's Youth

Sherilyn Person
Talent: Vocal Performance, "The Prayer"
Platform: Cancer Awareness

Victoria Baskett
Talent: Flute Performance, "Beethoven's Fifth"
Platform: Get in Tune and JUST BREATHE

Ciara Ellis
Talent: Vocal Performance, "Back to Before"
Platform: Teen Suicide Prevention

Saudia Horton
Talent: Jazz/Dance Routine, "Kiss Him Goodbye"
Platform: Healthy Lifestyles for Children

Jocelyn Naylor
Talent: Tap Routine, "Hard Headed Woman"
Platform: Alive or Thrive