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67th annual Miss York Pageant set for Saturday

York Dispatch

The Miss York County Scholarship Organization will be holding its 67th annual pageant Saturday night at the York County School of Technology.

The event, at which the contestants will compete for thousands of dollars in in scholarship money, will start at 7 p.m.

Last year's pageant winners were, from left, Alysa Bainbridge, Caroline Jones, Marla Peiffer, Mary Reachard, Alexis Stinson and Victoria Vespico

There are seven girls competing for Miss Outstanding Teen, eight women competing for Miss York/Miss White Rose City and eight woman competing for Miss Susquehanna Valley.

The contestants for Miss Outstanding Teen are:

Kayla Root,16, Oxford Area High School
Giselle Taylor, 15,  Lewisburg High School
Jordan Fritsch, 14, Lancaster Catholic High School
Morgan Harrar, 14, Pottsgrove High School
Rebecca Schiel, 13, Leo E. Soloman Plains Jr. High School
Kaley Leas, 15,  West York High School
Natalie Shawley

The contestants for Miss York County/ Miss White Rose City are:

Abigail Bachman, 17, Glenville, Southwestern High Schoo, 
Donna Montgomery, 18, Nottingham, Temple University
Holly Harrar, 22, Pottstown, Shippensburg University
Josalyn Geiman, 20, Mountville, The Pennsylvania State University
Michelle Nelson, 23, York, Graduate: Christ for the Nations Institute
Brittany Kint, 21, York, The Pennsylvania State University
Kelsey Wettig, 20, Landisville, The Pennsylvania State University
Kayla Schneider, 17, Quarryville, Solanco High School

The contestants for Miss Susquehanna Valley/Miss First Capital are:

Rebecca Potts, 23, Reading, Graduate: Albright College
Stephanie Owens, 23, Pittsfield, Gannon University
Isabel Batres, 17, New Tripoli, Lehigh Carbon University
Nicole McCleary, 22, Greensburg, Graduate: Empire Beauty School
Anna Oberneder, 22, Kittanning, DeVry University
Elisa Rivera, 17, Plains, Kings College
BreeOnna Springer, 19, Ligonier
Ashlee Fagans, 20, Duncansville, Graduate: Greater Altoona Career and Vocational Center

The pageants are preliminaries to Miss Pennsylvania and MissPennsylvania's Outstanding Teen Pageants, which will take place in June in Pittsburgh. Those winners advance to the Miss America and Miss America's Outstanding Teen Pageant.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at