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Miss Crook County 2013, Harli Bowers, Miss Crook County's Princess 2013, Gracie Slawter, and Miss Crook County's Outstanding Teen 2013, Teagan Azbill. Bowers and Azbill will compete at the state level in June, to be held in Seaside, Ore.
During Saturday evening’s Miss Crook County Scholarship Program event, Harli Bowers was crowned Miss Crook County. She will go on to the state level in Seaside, Ore. to compete for the Crown of Miss Oregon America. Bowers will be accompanied by her princess, Gracie Slawter. She received a scholarship of $500, and will be guaranteed a $500 scholarship award from the Miss Oregon America Pageant.
The runner-up for Miss Crook County was Jackie Nelson. She received a $350 scholarship.
The Miss Congeniality award for Miss Crook County went to Shelbi Fioravanti, who also received a $350 scholarship.
For the Miss Crook County Outstanding Teen, Teagan Azbill claimed the crown, and also received a $400 scholarship. She will go on to the state level in Seaside, Ore., held the same week as Miss Oregon America. Miss congeniality was Tobi Hanes, who took away a $200 scholarship.
The contestants raised approximately $700 for the Children’s Miracle Network.
Prior to the event, there was a silent auction, of which the funds will help pay for future scholarships for winning contestants. According to Lexie Tombleson, Miss Crook County/Miss Prineville Scholarship Program Executive Director, they received $2,000 in gate fees, which will also be used for scholarships. There were approximately 400 guests in attendance at the event Saturday evening.