A group of girls won crowns and titles during the Outstanding Little Miss Cleveland-Lincoln County Pageant held in March at the Cleveland County Office Building Auditorium in Shelby. The pageant was an official Outstanding Little Miss preliminary competition for Cleveland and Lincoln counties.
The winners were Baby Miss Lincoln County Ava Rudisill, Miniature Miss Cleveland County Kinsley Jordan, Tiny Miss Cleveland County Bella McCants, Tiny Miss Lincoln County Natalie Damon, Young Miss Cleveland County Kylee Perry, Young Miss Lincoln County Kendall Moore and Teen Miss Cleveland County Erica Carpenter.
The overall winners were Mini-Majestic Miss Cleveland-Lincoln County Cheyenne Warlick and Majestic Miss Cleveland-Lincoln County BreAnn Jenkins. The runners-up were Mary Grace Mullinix, Autumn Beard and Alexis Clemmer.
The signatures award winners were Natalie Damon, BreAnn Jenkins, Alexis Clemmer and Erica Carpenter. Cheyenne Warlick and Kylee Perry were the overall signatures award winners and the people’s choice overall photogenic award winners.
The Miss Gastonia Scholarship Association sponsored the pageant, which raised money for the Miss Gastonia scholarship fund. The winners will have an opportunity to represent the area in the North Carolina Outstanding Little Miss Pageant this September.