Ali Baston wins Miss PCHS 2013
Published 9:46 am Monday, May 13, 2013
Saturday night, May 4, 10 of the most beautiful and talented Polk County High School
girls challenged each other for the title of Miss PCHS 2013.
Competing in the areas of casual wear, talent and formal wear, the girls were judged on their poise, interview skills and grace under pressure as they answered questions pertaining to social issues.
The audience and judges found Ali Baston’s story of her 12-year friendship with another contestant, Moira Davis, very moving. Baston was awarded the highest scores in every category, including talent, in which she sang as Moira danced an interpretive ballet piece.
Class winners were: Chelsea Kelly – Miss Senior; Stephanie Pace – Miss Junior, Lindsay Pruett – Miss Sophomore and Grace Marshall – Miss Freshman. The other contestants were Scarlett Frisbee, Emily Kocher, Sarah Phipps and Cheyenne Young. This year’s sponsors were Van’s Chocolates of Hendersonville, Ali B’s Boutique in Columbus, A Better Deal and Tryon House, both in Tryon.
– article submitted by Jacque Brown-Williams