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CONGRATULATIONS to Elissa McCracken!
MISS OHIO 2012! On to Miss America!
Elissa McCracken Miss Ohio2012

Don't miss your chance in 2012!

Pageant details:

When: July 27, 2012 Friday at 7:30 PM.
Where: Niswonger Performing Arts School,Van Wert ,Ohio

Hosted by Katie Stam,Miss America 2009.
Televised on NBC/Lima and Fox/Lima.
Katie Stam Miss America 2009

Sponsored by Rhonda Shear's Ahh Bra's (all contestants receive them).

Contestant search: May 15-July 15, 2012.
Open to Counties of:
Auglaize, Van Wert, Allen, Hardin, Mercer, Defiance,
Paulding, Hardin, Shelby, Marion and Putnam.

Forum date: Sunday July 15th, at Ralphies in Lima 2:00 PM.
Rehearsal Date: July 25th at 9:00 to 5:00 PM at
Niswonger Performing Arts Center,Van Wert Ohio.(Mandatory)

Three Titles to be given away. All go to Miss Ohio!
$1000 Scholarships!

In kind scholarships:
OHIO NORTHERN- $2500 each to top 5 ranking (renewable).
University of Northwestern, Lima: $10,000.00 to winner. $500 to all participants.
The Ohio State Lima: $1500 to winner (Lima).
Rhodes State: $1500.00 to any participant according to ranking.
Bluffton University: $2500 each to top 5 participants according to ranking (renewable).

Executive Director: Susan Short
Leslie Townsend
Madonna Pettit

Last years highlights:

Little Miss Ohio, Miss West Central Ohio/Miss Crystal Lake Outstanding Teens 2011
2011 LM/Teens
Elissa McCracken, Matti Lynn Chrisman (Miss Crystal Lake Teen 2011),
Ali Wayman (Little Miss Ohio 2011), Shelby Boyd (Miss West Central Ohio Teen 2011),
Julianne Grace Roop, Kelsey Barrett, Devon Stansbury, Hanna Tumbusch


Court 2011
Natalie Rose Patrick (2nd Runner up), Allison Luedeke (Spirit Award),
Breah Anderson (1st Runner Up Little Miss),
Miss Crystal Lake 2011, Little Miss Ohio 2011, Miss West Central Ohio 2011
Chelsea Taylor (People's Choice), Lissie Massingill (Spirit Award),
Kelsey Barrett (Miss Ohio Outstanding Teen, Jocelyn Campbell (1st Runner Up Teen)


Entire Cast - All Winners


Miss West Central and Miss Crystal Lake 2011 with 2009 Miss America
Devon Stansbury, Katie Stam, Elissa McCracken

Congratulations to all the talented Contestants and Court!

Katie Stam, Miss America 2009 hosted Miss West Central Ohio 2011

Katie Stam Miss America 2009

A closed pageant to 10 counties:
Allen, Auglaize, Mercer, Hardin, Marion, Defiance, Paulding, Van Wert, Putnam, Hancock

Contact Executive Director, Madonna Pettit at 419-305-8842 or email
Or call Leslie Norris Townsend at 419-852-0950 or email

Teen and Little Miss Ohio Pageant on October 2, 2011!
ages 7 to 17...

Kelsey Barrett Miss Teen Ohio 2011

2010 Miss Outstanding Teen Winners
Hanna Tumbusch (Miss WCO Teen) Bobbie Kay McGhee (1st RU) Kelsey Barrett (Miss CL Teen)

Crowning 2010
Miss Crystal Lake Teen Kelsey Barrett looks on as Hanna Tumbusch is crowned
Miss West Central Teen by outgoing Kaitlin Craig. Assisted by Miss Ohio
Outstanding Teen 2010 Cecili Weber and Miss WCO 2010 Cayla Hellwarth


Little Miss Winners 2010
Little Miss 2010
Breah Anderson (1st RU), Emma Rae Ferguson (PC), Julianne Grace Roop Little Miss Ohio 2010

Congratulations to the the entire cast of the 2010 Miss West Central Ohio Pageant!
They made it an outstanding pageant!
from left front: Emma Rae Ferguson, Jenna Counts, Julianne Grace Roop, Ali Wayman,
Breah Anderson, Lissie Massengill, Alexis Garlock, Kylie Hohman,
BL: Kaitlin Craig, Hanna Tumbusch, Kelsey Barrett, Kelsea Allenbaugh,
Samantha Garlock, Allison Luedeke, Rosie Westerbeck, Bobbie Kay McGhee, Olivia Miller


2010 Pageant Winners!
MA2008 Kirsten Haglund_ Miss Lima Square Fair_ Miss Crystal Lake_Miss West Central
2010 MWCO
Kirsten Haglund, Elissa McCracken, Shannon O'Neill, Cayla Hellwarth

Becky Minger Miss Ohio 2010, Jena Swiegart 2nd Runner up, Elissa McCracken Miss Lima Square Fair, Shannon O'Neill Miss Crystal Lake, Kirsten Haglund Miss America 2008, Cayla Hellwarth Miss West Central Ohio, Kara Schoenhofer 1st Runner up, Katie Bowen Miss West Central 2009


3 Queens

All Contestants with Becky Minger MO 2010 and Katie Bowen MWCO 2009
21010 All
2010 Photos courtesy Roark Studio

Hosted by Miss America 2008 Kirsten Haglund!
Miss America 2008

2009 Miss West Central Ohio
Miss West Central Ohio Group

Miss West Central Ohio and Miss Lima Square Fair Contestants w/Miss America



Victoria Miller, Courtney Monk, Stephanie Spitnale, Katie Ulrich, Kaye Lani Raye Rafko, Queen Katie Bowen


2009 Queens
Miss Lima Square Fair Shannon O'Neill and Miss West Central Ohio Katie Bowen 2009

Queen Shannon O'Neill, Miss America Kay Lani Raye Rafko, Kristy Moneysmith 1st Runner up 2009

More pictures here

For last years photos click here


Miss West Central Teen & Little Miss Pageant with Miss Ohio 2009 Erica Gelhaus
Teen&Little Miss 2009


3 Teen Queens
Jenna Sweigart, Kelsey Barrett, Kaitlin Craig,
Teen Queens


Teens w/Miss Ohio
Veronica Wende, Jenna Sweigart, Erica Gelhaus, Kaitlin Craig, Kelsey Barrett, Kirsten Fennig
(Miss Ohio Outstanding Teen, Miss Grand Lake Teen, Erica MO, Miss WCO Teen, Miss Limaland, 1st RU


Lil' Miss Ohio 2009
Kylie Hohman Little Miss Ohio 2009



Miss WCO 2006
Jessica Barrett

Miss West Central Ohio 2004
Pam Reasoner

Miss West Central Ohio 2005
Kyrsten Chambers

Victoria Miller 2008

Miss West Central Ohio 2008
Victoria Miller

If you are interested in being a part of the 2010 pageant please Contact:

Miss West Central Ohio
Madonna Pettit 419-305-8842

Miss West Central Ohio's Outstanding Teen
Leslie Townsend at 419-852-0950

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