MUSKEGON, MI — The brand new Miss Michigan has been topped.
Miss Shoreline Emily Sioma was topped winner of the 2018 Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant on the ultimate evening of the competitors, Saturday, June 16 on the Frauenthal Heart.
With 32 contestants within the competitors’s 68th 12 months, younger girls ages 19-24 competed within the two preliminary nights of the pageant on Thursday and Friday on the Frauenthal Heart in downtown Muskegon.
The ladies who had been competing to be Miss Michigan 2018 had been representing represented counties all through Michigan.
Along with her crowning, Sioma earns the statewide title, $12,000 in scholarship cash and the chance to participate within the Miss America Scholarship Pageant, which is able to happen in September in Atlantic Metropolis, N.J.
Sioma was topped by Heather Kendrick, who was Miss Michigan 2017.
Sioma, 24, is from Grass Lake. She graduated from the College of Michigan.
Ashlee Baracy-Kunkel is serving because the Mistress of Ceremonies through the 2018 Miss Michigan competitors. Baracy-Kunkel was topped Miss Michigan in 2008.
Judges Christopher Schram, Frances C. Kendall, Sandra M. Vanderhyde, Jennifer Pascua and Marcia Redmon Bowen selected Sioma after seeing her performances all through the previous couple of days of the competitors.
The highest twelve semi-finalists (in no specific order) had been:
- Miss Stateline Vivian Zhong of Northville
- Miss Shoreline Emily Sioma of Grass Lake
- Miss Washtenaw County Patricia Sholtis of Saline
- Miss Heartland Emily Rice Smith of Grand Rapids
- Miss Danish Competition Mollie Rodenhouse of Gowen
- Miss Saginaw County Shelby Saint Souver of Saginaw
- Miss Bridge Fest Katherine Daniel of Waterford
- Miss Lakeshore Ashton Strother of Ann Arbor
- Miss Oakland County Emma Seidel of West Bloomfield
- Miss Tip of the Mitt Jenna Holt of Davison
- Miss Downriver Mallory Rivard of Bay Metropolis
- Miss Monroe County Brooklyn Lambert of Monroe
The highest 5 finalists included:
- First runner-up – Miss Downriver Mallory Rivard
- Second runner-up – Miss Bridge Fest Katherine Daniel
- Third runner-up – Miss Oakland County Emma Seidel
- Fourth runner-up – Miss Lakeshore Ashton Strother
Different scholarship awards embody:
- Kaye Lani Rae Rafko-Wilson Group Service Award $500: Miss Saginaw County Shelby Saint Souver
- Nationwide Educational Scholarship Award $1,000: Miss River Raisin Competition Jenna Stahl
- Nationwide Group Service Award $1,000: Miss Bay County Jealeen Davis
- Michigan STEM Scholarship $5,000: Miss Huron Shores Kara Terry
- Excellence in Interview Award $500: Miss Shoreline Emily Sioma
- Non-Finalist Interview Award $250: Miss St. Clair Shores Shelby McPherson
- Non-Finalist Expertise Award $500: Miss West Michigan Erica Kennedy
- Miss Congeniality Award $500: Miss Tip of the Mitt Jenna Holt
- Individuals’s Selection Awards $500: Miss Bridge Fest Katherine Daniel and Miss Danish Competition Mollie Rodenhouse
- The Shelley Taylor Lead-With-Your-Coronary heart Award $500: Miss Spirit of the State Shelby Lentz
Test again later for extra protection of Saturday evening’s Miss Michigan crowning.
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