Briana Kinsey Miss DC

Photo courtesy of Moshe Zusman Photography Studio

Kinsey, who now lives, works and goes to school in Washington, D.C., competed as Miss District of Columbia. more

Sep 11, 2017 2:06 PM People/Places

Briana Kinsey DC 3

Photo courtesy of Bruce Guthrie

Kinsey now will compete in the 2018 Miss America Competition in Atlantic City in September of this year. more

Jun 24, 2017 9:06 AM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Gwen Baldwin.

280 Living recently sat down with Gwen to discuss her pageant experience. more

Apr 26, 2016 8:13 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Abby Horton.

Spain Park senior Abby Horton heads to an international pageant. more

Mar 22, 2016 4:45 PM People/Places

Miss Shelby County

Photo courtesy of Pam Oliver.

Kyra Callens, 16, was selected from fellow applicants from Shelby, Chilton, Jefferson, Talladega, Bibb, Coosa and St. Clair counties between 12 and 17 years old. more

Aug 28, 2015 2:05 PM People/Places

Miss Hoover

Photo courtesy of Nicole Johnson.

After a two-year hiatus, the Miss Hoover Scholarship Pageant is returning to the stage. more

Jun 17, 2015 4:13 PM People/Places

Miss Shelby County Amanda Ford, 23, said she is excited to watch friends participate in this year’s pageant and avoid the usual nerves, but there are a few downsides as well. more

Jun 17, 2015 4:08 PM News

Hoover resident Madison Guthrie is currently preparing to compete at the Miss USA pageant in Baton Rouge, La. more

Jun 17, 2015 4:05 PM People/Places

Distinguished Young Women 2014

Photo courtesy of Susan DuBose.

Oak Mountain High School senior Brooklyn Holt took home $3,500 in scholarships from this year’s Distinguished Young Women of Shelby County competitions. more

Aug 25, 2014 4:43 PM People/Places

0614 Miss Shelby County

Photo courtesy of Pam Oliver.

Talents of all kinds, combined with swimsuits and evening gowns, will create an evening of entertainment and education at the Miss Shelby County Pageant this Friday. more

Jun 27, 2014 2:05 PM People/Places

SPHS Beauty Walk 2014 Seniors

Photo courtesy of Belmont Studios. Provided by Dana Halbrooks.

During the event, contestants were required to respond to questions about both their communities and society as a whole. How would you answer? more

Feb 24, 2014 11:01 PM People/Places

On July 19-20, 22 rising seniors from across Jefferson County will compete for college scholarships in the 2014 Distinguished Young Women of Jefferson County event at Samford University Wright Center. more

Jun 27, 2013 4:27 PM News

The Miss Shelby County Pageant is taking applications for the 2013 event through July 5. more

Jun 19, 2013 10:38 PM News

The Distinguished Young Woman Program of Jefferson County, previously known as the Jefferson County’s Junior Miss, will take place at Samford University on July 19 and 20 of next year. more

Oct 30, 2012 11:17 PM

Oak Mountain High School junior Myrah Taylor was crowned Miss Point Mallard’s Outstanding Teen during the Spirit of America Festival held July 3-4 in Decatur. more

Oct 1, 2012 7:24 PM Oak Mountain Schools

Brooklyn Holt was crowned Miss Leeds Area Outstanding Teen 2013 on June 23 at Leeds High School. The Outstanding Teen program is part of both the Miss Alabama and the Miss America Organization. more

Aug 1, 2012 12:00 AM News

0712 Ashley Bentley

Photo courtesy of Frank Carnaggio.

Mrs. Alabama United States of America 2012 Ashley Bentley hasn’t been involved with pageants for her entire life. In fact, she only started a year ago. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM People/Places

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