2021 Miss Titleholders

Miss Air Capital 2021 - Emily Rugg

Emily Rugg 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  The Time is Female
Talent:  Vocal
Parents:  Justin and Dooli Rugg
Hometown:  Greensburg
School:  Graduate of Oklahoma State University

Miss Ark Valley 2021 - Polina Janel Nations

Polina Nations 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  No More- Together We Can End Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Talent:  Monologue
Parents:  Karen Nations
Hometown:  Overland Park
School:  Kansas State University

Miss Asian Festival 2021 - Deanna Nguyen

Deanna Nguyen 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  CARE for Cultural Health & Health Equity
Talent:  Ribbon Fan Dance
Parents:  Thien Cung Nguyen and Loan Phuong Thi Dong
Hometown:  Wichita
School:  Wichita State University

Miss Augusta 2021 - Taylor Clark

Taylor Clark 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Band Together: Music Education for All
Talent:  Drums
Parents:  Bill and Natalie Clark
Hometown:  St. John
School:  Kansas State University

Miss Boot Hill 2021 - Ayanna Hensley

Ayanna Hensley 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  ACE's Low: Overcoming Adverse Childhood Experiences
Talent:  Modern Dance
Parents:  Sheila Hensley and Vince Blansett
Hometown:  Dodge City
School:  Fort Hays State University

Miss Butler County 2021 - Alexandria (Allie) Gier

Alexandria Gier 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Depression and Anxiety: There is Hope
Talent:  Monologue
Parents:  Amber and Joe Gier
Hometown:  Dodge City
School:  Dodge City Community College

Miss Chisholm Trail 2021 - Candace Sweetwood

Candace Sweetwood 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Reading to the Rescue
Talent:  Vocal
Parents:  Scott and Renee Sweetwood
Hometown:  Arkansas City
School:  Graduate of Kansas State University

Miss Cowboy Capital 2021 - Erin Slattery

Erin Slattery 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  The Foundation Starts Here: The Importance of Early Childhood Education
Talent:  Sign Language Cover
Parents:  Ray and Brandi Slattery
Hometown:  Dodge City
School:  Graduate of Kansas State University

Miss Cowley County 2021 - Payton Keller

Payton Keller 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Mental Media: Mental Health and Social Media
Talent:  Jazz Dance
Parents:  Kimberly Keller & Mike Keller
Hometown:  Cheney
School:  Wichita State University

Miss Dodge City 2021 - Jensen Mettlen

Jensen Mettlen 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Courage of a Superhero - Be Mighty!
Talent:  Jazz Dance
Parents:  John and Traci Mettlen
Hometown:  Liberal
School:  Oklahoma State University

Miss Emerald City 2021 - Courtney Wages

CourtneyWages2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  One Vision is Not the Only Vision: Eye See You
Talent:  Tap Dance
Parents:  Robert & Angela Wages
Hometown:  Wichita
School:  Graduate of Wichita State University

Miss Golden Road 2021 - Katie Brooks

Katie Brooks 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Representation Matters
Talent:  Spoken Word
Grandparents:  Chris and Kim Herrington
Hometown:  Arkansas City
School:  Cowley College

Miss Heart of Kansas 2021 - Paige Harding

Paige Harding 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  The A, B, C's of Alzheimer's Disease
Talent:  Piano
Parents:  Derrick and Jan Harding
Hometown:  Dodge City
School:  Graduate of University of Kansas

Miss Meadowlark 2021 - Regan Smith

Regan Smith 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  You are M.E.G.A: Empowering Victors of Domestic Violence
Talent:  Dance
Parents:  Kevin Smith & Victoria Smith
Hometown:  Overland Park
School:  Graduate of University of Missouri Kansas City

Miss Metro Kansas City 2021 - Aubrie Penfield

Aubre Penfield 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Do I Have Your Attention? Under-diagnosis of ADHD in Females
Talent:  Tap Dance
Parents:  Greg and Kelly Penfield
Hometown:  Lansing
School:  Oklahoma State University

Miss Northeast Counties 2021 - Kirsten Stokes

Kirsten Stokes 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Generation Movement
Talent:  Jazz Dance
Parents:  Kenneth and Odester Stokes
Hometown:  Overland Park
School:  Northwest Missouri State University

Miss Santa Fe Trail 2021 - Dakota Derstein

Dakota Derstein 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  C.A.R.E: Conserving And Restoring Ecosystems
Talent:  Dance with ASL
Parents:  Jeremy & Donita Derstein
Hometown:  Dodge City
School:  Graduate of Fort Hays State University

Miss Sedgwick County 2021 - Marissa Hernandez

Marissa Hernandez 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  S.T.E.M. for Women
Talent:  Piano
Parents:  Sophia and Jose Hernandez
Hometown:  Garden City
School:  Kansas State University

Miss South Central 2021 - Alexandria Adkins

Katelyn Andrist 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Love is Respect, Raising Awareness of Teen Dating Violence
Talent:  Vocal
Parents:  TraceAnn Adkins & the late Leo Adkins
Hometown:  Wichita
School: Graduate of Crave Beauty Academy

Miss Southwest 2020 - Sierra Marie Bonn

Sierra Bonn 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Let's Go Full STEAM Ahead!
Talent:  Violin
Parents:  Deanna Bonn, Dave & Becky Bonn
Hometown:  El Dorado
School:  Graduate of Wichita State University

Miss Sunflower 2021 - Bailey Smith

Bailey Smith 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Improving Mental Health for Type One Diabetes: Don't Sugar Coat it, Rise Above it.
Talent:  Vocal
Parents:  Ryan & Kerri Smith
Hometown:  Eldorado
School:  Butler Community College

Miss Wheatland 2021 - Katelyn Andrist

Katelyn Andrist 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Inner Self-Love, Self-Beauty, A Journey to Acceptance
Talent:  Contemporary Dance
Parents:  Robert and Jeanie Andrist
Hometown:  Wichita
School:  Kansas State University

Miss Wichita 2021 - Katherine Wurzer

Katherine Wurzer 2021Social Impact Initiative/Platform:  Get FIT Initiative
Talent:  Jazz Dance
Parents:  Jim and Sandi Wurzer
Hometown:  Wichita
School:  Wichita State University

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