Other Pageants

Little Falls Canal Celebration 2014 Pageant

2014 Miss Forest Queen and Miss Teen Forest Queen

Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival Pageant

Springfest Pageant Winners Crowned in St. Johnsville

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Pageant winners in several age categories were crowned during the annual Springfest pageant held Thursday (May 8th) at the Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville High School Auditorium. Contestants from across the Mohawk Valley modeled dressy attire and were interviewed on stage by emcee and pageant director Laurie Jean Britton. The event featured a guest appearance by Miss Mohawk Valley, Lauren Crandall. Winners are as follows:

Springfest Sweetheart: Jaylynn Snell, 4, of St. Johnsville
First Runner-Up: Jenna Price, 4, of St. Johnsville
Second Runner-Up: Audrina Polidori, 4, of St. Johnsville

Little Miss Springfest: Nehaeh Stowell, 6, of Canajoharie
First Runner-Up:Brooke Price, 6, of St. Johnsville

Junior Miss Springfest: Lillian Grace Lighthall, 10, of Fort Plain
First Runner-Up: Carolyn Rose Cranker, 10, of Fultonville
Second Runner-Up: Kaylee Marie Sanders, 11, of Fort Plain

Teen Miss Springfest: Shyann M. Shirvanion, 14, of Sprakers
First Runner-Up: Gabriella Joslin, 14, of St. Johnsville
Second Runner-Up: Bethany Joslin, 14, of St. Johnsville

The Springfest pageant was sponsored by the St. Johnsville Chamber of Commerce.

Junior Miss Mohawk Valley 2014

Congratulations to Junior Miss Mohawk Valley 2014 - Christina McLaughlin, 12, of Palatine Bridge, First Runner-Up - Carolyn Rose Cranker, 10, of Fultonville and Second Runner-Up - Lillian Grace Lighthall, 10, of Fort Plain and Little Mister Mohawk Valley 2014, Prince Ivan Brown, 3, of Ilion

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2014 Youth Talent Showcase

Congratulations to our 2014 Youth Talent Showcase Winners - Group Division Winners - Christina McLaughlin and Lillian Grace Lighthall - lyrical dance, 12 and Under Winner - Hannah Bochniak - jazz dance, 13 and Over Winner - Olivia Rose Smith - tap dance, Second Place - Madison Lynch - lyrical dance, Third Place - Emily Barker - vocal

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Garlic Queen

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Garlic Queen - Abigail Folmsbee
1st runner up - Brandy Lyn Sanders

Herb Princess - Christina McLaughlin
1st runner up - Olivia Rose Smith
2nd runner up - Tiffany Sargalis
3rd runner up - Lillian Grace Lighthall

Little Miss Clove - Savannah Moore
1st runner up - Hailey Jane Smith

Miss Forest Queen - Miss Teen Forest Queen

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Congratulations Haley Brach, Miss Forest Queen 2013 and Jenna Johnson, Miss Teen Forest Queen 2013.

Pageant Winners Crowned During Little Falls Canal Celebration

Several winners were crowned during the annual Little Falls Canal Celebration pageant held Thursday (August 9th) at Benton Hall Academy in Little Falls. Participants from across the Mohawk Valley were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance while modeling dressy attire and being interviewed on stage. The winners in each age group received flowers from Rose Petals Florist in Little Falls along with a crown, sash and trophy and will appear on the Rose Petals Florist float during the festival's grand parade. The event was hosted by director Jackie Sweeney and included a guest appearance by Miss Mohawk Valley, Amanda Abdagic. Results are as follows:

Youth Pageant
Little Falls Canal Celebration Queen – Lindy Conti, 15, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up – Brandy Lyn Sanders, 15, of Fort Plain

Little Falls Canal Celebration Princess – Alexys Conti, 12, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up – Kaylee Marie Cappuccio, 13, of Amsterdam

Little Falls Canal Celebration Junior Miss – Carolyn Rose Cranker, 9, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up – Hailey Jane Smith, 9, of Ilion
Second Runner-Up (tie) – Savannah Moore, 9, of Ilion and Lillian Grace Lighthall, 9, of Fort Plain

Little Falls Canal Celebration Little Miss – Peyton Grace Simmons, 4, of Little Falls
First Runner-Up – Isabella Burton, 4, of Little Falls

Little Falls Canal Celebration Little Mister – Gabriel Caswell, 4, of Ilion
First Runner-Up – Luke Thomas Filippi, 4, of Little Falls

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Back Row (l-r): Conti, Conti
Front Row (l-r): Cranker, Simmons, Caswell

Springfest Pageant Winners Crowned in St. Johnsville

Pageant winners in several age categories were crowned during the annual Springfest pageant held Thursday (May 9th) at the St. Johnsville High School Auditorium. Contestants from across the Mohawk Valley modeled dressy attire and were interviewed on stage by emcee and pageant director Laurie Jean Britton. The event featured guest appearances and entertainment by Miss Mohawk Valley’s Outstanding Teen, Kimberly Sargalis and Miss Mohawk Valley, Amanda Abdagic. Winners are as follows:

Little Mister Springfest: Brian Harrington, Jr., 3, of Fort Plain

Springfest Sweetheart: Taylor Rose Potter, 4, of Fort Plain
First Runner-Up: Caren Stowell Murphy, 4, of Canajoharie

Junior Miss Springfest: Tiffany Sargalis, 10, of Johnstown
First Runner-Up: Alexys Conti, 12, of Fultonville
Court: Brianna Linder, 10, of Canastota and Kaylee Marie Sanders, 10, of Fort Plain

Teen Miss Springfest: Lindy Conti, 14, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up: Brandy Lyn Sanders, 15, of Fort Plain

This St. Johnsville Springfest is made possible with grant funds from the Montgomery County Occupancy Tax approved by the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors and is sponsored by the St. Johnsville Chamber of Commerce.

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Back Row: Conti, T. Sargalis
Front Row: Potter, Harrington

Little Miss Mohawk Valley Pageant and Youth Talent Showcase

Congratulations to our Little Miss Mohawk Valley Pageant and Youth Talent Showcase Winners.

Teen Miss Mohawk Valley - Lindy Conti, 14, of Fultonville
Junior Miss Mohawk Valley - Olivia Rose Smith, 12, of Holland Patent
Little Miss Mohawk Valley - Gabriella Caridi, 9, of Whitesboro
Miss Mohawk Valley's Sweetheart - Gianna Macri, 3, of Ilion
Little Mister Mohawk Valley - Camryn Tedesco, 3, of Ilion

12 and Under Youth Talent Winner - Hanna Marie Fleming, 11, of Herkimer
13 and Over Youth Talent Winner - Madison Lynch, 13, of Verona
Group Talent Winners - Kimberly Sargalis and Kaeleigh Lozier of the Shooting Stars Dance Academy in Fonda.

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Pageant Winners Crowned During Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival

Several winners were crowned during the annual Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival pageant held Saturday (September 8th) during the festival in Little Falls. Participants from across the Mohawk Valley were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance while modeling dressy attire and being interviewed in front of an audience. The winners in each age group received a crown, sash and flowers. The event was hosted by director Laurie Jean Britton and included a guest appearance by Miss Mohawk Valley, Courtney Sheridan. Results are as follows.

Youth Pageant:

Miss Garlic Festival – Katherine Bant, 18, of Gloversville

Garlic Queen – Sara James, 17, of Fonda
First Runner-Up – Alexandra Sprague, 17, of Yorkville
Second Runner-Up – Linda Conti, 14, of Fultonville

Herb Princess – Alexys Conti, 11, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up - Christina Maria Basler, 11, of Ilion
Second Runner-Up – Olivia Rose Smith, 11, of Holland Patent

Little Miss Clove – Alicia Contreras, 9, of Utica
First Runner-Up – Gabriella Caridi, 9, of Whitesboro
Second Runner-Up - Kaylee Marie Sanders, 9, of Fort Plain

Sweet Pea Sweetheart - Nevaeh Leigh Stowell, 4, of Canajoharie
First Runner-Up – Elvira Hope Witzke, 4, of Gloversville

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Back Row (l-r): James, Bant
Front Row (l-r): Conti, Contreras, Stowell

Forest Queen Royalty Crowned at Woodsmen’s Field Days

Winners of the annual Miss Forest Queen Pageant were crowned Saturday during the 65th Woodsmen’s Field Days in Boonville. The selection of the royalty followed the pageant and fashion show held Thursday (August 16th) sponsored by the Hulbert House in Boonville and hosted by the Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Program. The pageant was emceed by director Laurie Jean Britton and featured fashions modeled by area youth and entertainment by special guests including Miss Teen Forest Queen 2010-2011, Mallory Miller. Results are as follows:

Miss Forest Queen – Richelle Renee Reynolds, 18, of Rome
First Runner-Up – Haley Brach, 17, of Boonville
Secoind Runner-Up – MaKenna Cooley, 16, of Remsen

Miss Teen Forest Queen – Heidy Brach, 14, of Boonville
First Runner-Up – Kimberly Sargalis, 14, of Johnstown
Samantha Kent, 14, of Port Leyden

Flowers were provided by Apple Blossom Floral Shoppe and door prizes were courtesy of Allen’s Fine Jewelry and Gifts.

Miss Forest Queen Winners

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Pageant Winners Crowned at Little Falls Canal Celebration

The Little Falls Canal Celebration youth pageant winners were crowned Thursday evening (August 9th) during the 13th annual pageant held at Benton Hall Academy in Little Falls. Approximately thirty contestants from across the Mohawk Valley were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance while modeling a dressy outfit and being interviewed on stage. Winners received roses from Rose Petals Florist in Little Falls along with a crown, sash, trophy and invite to ride in the Canal Celebration grand parade. Results are as follows:

Canal Celebration Queen: Alexandra Sprague, 17 of Yorkville
1st Runner-Up: Destiny M. French, 16, of Ilion
2nd Runner-Up: Carly Ecklery, 15, of St. Johnsville

Canal Celebration Princess: Hanna Fleming, 11, of Herkimer
1st Runner-Up: Kaylee Marie Cappuccio, 12, of Amsterdam and Savannah Moynihan, 13, of Ilion (tie for placement)

Canal Celebration Junior Miss: Tiffany Sargalis, 9 of Johnstown
1st Runner-Up: Gabriella Caridi, 9, of Whitesboro
2nd Runner-Up: Kaylee Marie Sanders, 9, of Fort Plain

Canal Celebration Little Miss: Alexa Rene Eddy, 3, of Little Falls
1st Runner-Up: Julia Llewellyn, 4, of Mohawk
2nd Runner-Up: Nevaeh Leigh Stowell, 4, of Canajoharie

Canal Celebration Little Mister: Alize Contreras, 5, of Utica

People's Choice Winner: Kimberly Sargalis, 14, of Johnstown

The pageant was hosted by director Laurie Jean Britton and featured appearances by Miss Mohawk Valley, Courtney Sheridan and Miss Mohawk Valley's Outstanding Teen, Emily Stegeland.

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Back row l-r: K. Sargalis, Sprague, Fleming
Front row l-r: T. Sargalis, Eddy

Miss Springfest 2012 Pageant

The sixth annual Miss Springfest Youth Pageant was held Thursday (May 10th) at the St. Johnsville High School auditorium as part of the Springfest weekend festivities. Contestants from across the Mohawk Valley were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance while modeling dressy attire and being interviewed on stage in front of an audience. The winners in each age group received a crown, sash and trophy and will participate in the parade on Saturday. The contest was sponsored by the St. Johnsville Chamber of Commerce. Results are as follows:

Miss Springfest – Amanda Boyer, 21, of Caroga Lake
First Runner-Up – Merrissa Hart, 20, of Amsterdam
Second Runner-Up – Heather Graves, 18, of Caroga Lake

Teen Miss Springfest – Anias Western-Womack, 16, of Rome
First Runner-Up – Linda Conti, 14, of Fultonville
Second Runner-Up – Brandy Lyn Sanders, 14, of Fort Plain

Junior Miss Springfest – Kaylee Marie Cappuccio, 11, of Amsterdam
First Runner-Up – Christina Basler, 11, of Ilion
Second Runner-Up – Alexys Conti, 11, of Fultonville

Little Miss Springfest – Lillian Grace Lighthall, 8, of Fort Plain
First Runner-Up – Kaylee Marie Sanders, 9, of Fort Plain
Second Runner-Up – MaryRose Elisabeth Hight, 9, of Dolgeville

Springfest Sweetheart – Evangelynn P. Britton, 4, of Amsterdam
First Runner-Up – Caren Stowell Murphy, 3, of Canajoharie

Little Mister Springfest – Devon Harrington, 3, of Fort Plain

People’s Choice winner - Caren Stowell Murphy, 3, of Canajoharie

The event was hosted by the Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Program and included appearances by Miss Mohawk Valley, Courtney Sheridan and Miss Mohawk Valley’s Outstanding Teen, Emily Stegeland.

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Back Row (l-r): Cappuccio, Boyer, Western-Womack
Front Row (l-r): Stowell Murphy, Lighthall, Harrington, Britton

Miss Mohawk Valley’s Youth Pageant and Talent Showcase Winners Named

Several winners were crowned during the annual Little Miss Mohawk Valley Youth Pageant held Saturday (February 18th) at the Ilion Masonic Temple. Participants from across the Mohawk Valley were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance while modeling dressy attire and being interviewed on stage. The winners in each age group received a crown, sash and trophy and will be featured performers in the upcoming Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Pageant to be held on March 17th at 7:00 at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Central School. The event was hosted by director Laurie Jean Britton and included a guest appearance by Miss Mohawk Valley, Lynn Tryon. Results are as follows.

Youth Pageant

Teen Miss Mohawk Valley – Kimberly Sargalis, 14, of Johnstown
First Runner-Up - Erica Schermerhorn, 16, of Fonda

Junior Miss Mohawk Valley – Alexys Conti, 10, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up (tie) – Monica Discioscia, 13, of Fonda
First Runner-Up (tie) – Hanna Fleming, 10, of Herkimer

Little Miss Mohawk Valley – Lillian Grace Lighthall, 8, of Fort Plain
First Runner-Up - Tiffany Sargalis, 8, of Johnstown
Second Runner-Up – Alexandria Schermerhorn, 9, of Northville

Miss Mohawk Valley’s Sweetheart – Nevaeh Stowell, 4, of Canajoharie
First Runner-Up – Allison Marie Cranker, 4, of Fultonville
Second Runner-Up – Caren Stowell Murphy, 3, of Canajoharie

Little Mister Mohawk Valley - Christopher Newtown, 5, of Ilion
First Runner-Up – Derek Newtown, 4, of Ilion

People's Choice Winner - Lillian Grace Lighthall, 8, of Fort Plain

The pageant was followed by a youth talent showcase where acts were judged on technical merit, stage presence and overall impression. The first place acts in the 12 and under, 13 and over and group divisions will also appear at the Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Pageant next month. Placements are as follows.

12 and under division
First Place – Alexandra Joanne Kiesel, 6, of Sauquoit performing a vocal
Second Place – Ali Schermerhorn, 9, of Fonda performing a gymnastics routine
Third Place – Alexys Conti, 10, of Fultonville performing a dance

13 and over division
First Place – Monica Discioscia, 13, of Fonda performing a tap dance
Second Place – MonicaDiscioscia, 13, of Fonda performing a clog dance
Third Place – Erica Schermerhorn, 16, of Fonda performing a clog dance

Group division
First Place – duet by Monica DiScioscia and Erica Schermerhorn performing a clog dance to Love Shack
Second Place – ensemble from the Shooting Stars Dance Academy in Fonda - Yes
Third Place – ensemble from the Shooting Stars Dance Academy in Fonda – Witch Doctor

Youth Pageant
Back Row (l-r): - Tryon
Front Row (l-r): C. Newtown, K. Sargalis, Lighthall, Conti, N. Stowell

Miss Mohawk Valley’s Outstanding Teen Crowned

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Emily Stegeland, 16, of Gloversville was crowned Miss Mohawk Valley’s Outstanding Teen during the annual pageant held Sunday (October 23rd) at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Stegeland will advance to represent the Mohawk Valley at Miss New York’s Outstanding Teen Pageant to be held in Staten Island in June. She will promote her platform issue, ”Don’t Text and Drive” as she makes appearances in the community over the next year. Stegeland competed in interview, sportswear, talent, evening wear and on stage question categories. Kimberly Sargalis, 13, of Johnstown and Cami Rose Hazel Allen, 13, of Herkimer were named as the royal court. The previous year’s winner, Ashley McDuffee of Fultonville, was on hand for the crowning. The pageant was hosted by Miss Mohawk Valley 2011, Lynn Adele Tryon and directed by Laurie Jean Britton.

Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival

Several winners were crowned during the annual Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival pageant held Saturday, Sept. 10 during the festival in Little Falls. Participants from across the Mohawk Valley were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance while modeling dressy attire and being interviewed in front of an audience. The winners in each age group received a crown, sash and flowers. The event was hosted by director Laurie Jean Britton and included a guest appearance by Miss Mohawk Valley, Lynn Tryon.

Results are as follows

Miss Garlic Festival - Shelbylynn Phillips, 18, of Mohawk
First Runner-Up - Sierra Hanson, 18, of Fort Plain

Garlic Queen - Heather Graves, 17, of Caroga Lake
First Runner-Up - Kira Skye Chontow, 14, of New Hartford

Herb Princess - Hanna Marie Fleming, 10, of Herkimer
First Runner-Up - Christina Maria Basler, 10, of Ilion
Second Runner-Up - Carissa Johnson, 10, of Ilion

Little Miss Clove - Tiffany Sargalis, 8, of Johnstown
First Runner-Up - Carlene Montanye, 9, of Fultonville
Second Runner-Up - Kaylee Marie Sanders, 8, of Fort Plain

Sweet Pea Sweetheart - Julia Llewellyn, 3, of Mohawk
First Runner-Up - Nevaeh Leigh Stowell, 3, of Canajoharie
Second Runner-Up - Johannah Northrop, 3, of Forestport

People's Choice Winner - Hanna Marie Fleming, 10, of Herkimer

Garlic Winners
Back Row (l-r): Graves, Phillips, Fleming
Front Row (l-r): Sargalis, Llewellyn

Pageant Winners Crowned During Little Falls Canal Celebration

Several winners were crowned during the annual Little Falls Canal Celebration pageant held Thursday (August 11th) at Benton Hall Academy in Little Falls. Participants from across the Mohawk Valley were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance while modeling dressy attire and being interviewed on stage. The winners in each age group received flowers from Rose Petals Florist in Little Falls along with a crown, sash and trophy and will appear on the Rose Petals Florist float during the festival's grand parade. The event was hosted by director Laurie Jean Britton and included a guest appearance by Miss Mohawk Valley, Lynn Tryon. Results are as follows:

Youth Pageant

Little Falls Canal Celebration Queen - Rachel Demeree, 16, of Little Falls
First Runner-Up - Richelle Renee Reynolds, 17, of Rome
Second Runner-Up - Alexandra Sprague, 16, of Yorkville

Little Falls Canal Celebration Princess - Christina Marie Basler, 10, of Ilion
First Runner-Up - Savannah Lynne Marie Moynihan, 12, of Ilion
Second Runner-Up - Corrine Caridi, 12, of Whitesboro

Little Falls Canal Celebration Junior Miss - Alicia Contreras, 8, of Utica
First Runner-Up - Tiffany Sargalis, 8, of Johnstown
Second Runner-Up - Gabriella Caridi, 8, of Whitesboro

Little Falls Canal Celebration Little Miss - Rachel Thomas, 5, of Little Falls
First Runner-Up - Johannah Northrop, 3, of Forestport
Second Runner-Up - Emma R. St. Louis, 4, of Little Falls

Little Falls Canal Celebration Little Mister - Derek Newtown, 4, of Ilion
First Runner-Up - Christopher Newtown, 5, of Ilion
Second Runner-Up - Alize Contreras, 4, of Utica

People's Choice Winner - Tiffany Sargalis, 8, of Johnstown

LF Canal Back Row (l-r): Basler, Demeree, Contreras, Sargalis
Front Row (l-r): Newtown, Thomas

Springfest Youth Pagent

The fifth annual Springfest Youth Pageant was held Thursday (May 5th) in the St. Johnsville High School Auditorium. Participants from across the Mohawk Valley were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance while modeling dressy attire and being interviewed on stage. Winners in four age divisions were named, each receiving a crown, sash and trophy. The pageant was held under the direction of Laurie Jean Britton. The event was sponsored by Country Treasures on Bridge Street and NBT Bank on West Main Street in St. Johnsville. Winners and court are as follows:

Teen Miss Springfest – Richelle Renee Reynolds, 16, of Rome

Junior Miss Springfest – Kaitlyn L. Serpa, 12, of Johnstown
First Runner-Up – Carissa Johnson, 10, of Ilion

Little Miss Springfest – Carolyn Rose Cranker, 7, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up – Kaylee Marie Sanders, 8, of Fort Plain
Second Runner-Up – Olivia Mowrey, 8, of Johnstown

Springfest Sweetheart – Neveaeh Leigh Stowell, 3, of Canajoharie
First Runner-Up –Giavanna Gatto, 5, of Mohawk

People’s Choice Princess – Lillian Grace Lighthall, 7, of Fort Plain

The pageant winners will have the opportunity to participate in activities during the Springfest Weekend and ride in the St. Johnsville Memorial Day parade.

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Back row (l-r): Serpa, Reynolds, Lighthall
Front Row (l-r): Cranker, Stowell

Little Miss/Teen Miss Mohawk Valley Pageant

Winners were crowned during the annual Little Miss/Teen Miss Mohawk Valley pageant held Saturday (November 13th) in Fultonville. Participants from across the Mohawk Valley were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance while modeling dressy attire and being interviewed on stage. The top placing contestants in five age groups received a crown, sash and trophy and will be recognized during the Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Pageant this coming March. The event was hosted by Miss Mohawk Valley 2010, Kieren Sheridan. Winners are as follows:

Teen Miss Mohawk Valley - Richelle Renee Reynolds, 16, of Rome

Junior Miss Mohawk Valley - Kaylee Marie Cappuccio, 10, of Amsterdam
First Runner-Up - Kimberly Sargalis, 12, of Johnstown
Second Runner-Up - Brandy Lyn Sanders, 13, of Fort Plain

Little Miss Mohawk Valley - Carolyn Rose Cranker, 7, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up - Alexys Conti, 9, of Fultonville
Royal Court - Kaylee Marie Sanders, 7, of Fort Plain
Royal Court - Tiffany Sargalis, 7, of Johnstown

Miss Mohawk Valley Sweetheart - Giavanna Gatto, 4, of Mohawk
First Runner-Up - Madison Deuel, 5, of Rockwood
Second Runner-Up - Nevaeh Leigh Stowell, 3, of Canajoharie

Little Mister Mohawk Valley - Darius Gainer, 5, of Amsterdam

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Back row (l-r): Weakley, Reynolds, Sargalis
Front row (l-r): Smith, Lighthall

Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival Pageant

Winners were crowned in several age categories during the annual pageant held Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at the Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival in Little Falls. Contestants from across the Mohawk Valley were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance while modeling dressy outfits and being interviewed on stage. The pageant was held under the direction of Laurie Jean Britton in support of the Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Program. Results are as follows:

Miss Garlic Festival - Nicole Weakley, 21, of Fultonville

Garlic Queen - Richelle Renee Reynolds, 16, of Rome
First Runner-Up - Natalie Fiore, 15, of Clinton
Second Runner-Up - Susie Miner, 14, of Mohawk

Herb Princess - Kimberly Sargalis, 12, of Johnstown
First Runner-Up - Linda Conti, 12, of Fultonville
Second Runner-Up - Brandy Lyn Sanders, 12, of Fort Plain

Little Miss Clove - Lillian Grace Lighthall, 7, of Fort Plain
First Runner-Up - Hanna Fleming, 9, of Herkimer
Second Runner-Up - Kaylee Marie Sanders, 7, of Fort Plain

Sweet Pea Sweetheart - Abby Smith, 5, of Frankfort
First Runner-Up - Faith Boyer, 5, of Dolgeville

Winners in each division were presented with a crown, sash and flowers and runner-ups each received a royal court sash and tiara.

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Back row (l-r): Weakley, Reynolds, Sargalis
Front row (l-r): Smith, Lighthall

Canal Celebration Pageant Winners Crowned in Little Falls

Winners were selected in several age divisions during the 11th annual Little Falls Canal Celebration pageant held Thursday evening (August 12th) at Benton Hall Academy in Little Falls. Contestants from across the Mohawk Valley were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance while modeling a dressy outfit and being interviewed on stage by pageant director Laurie Jean Britton. Winners received roses courtesy of Rose Petals Florist in Little Falls along with a crown, sash and trophy. Results are as follows:

Canal Celebration Queen – Katherine Marlene Bant, 16, of Johnstown
First Runner-Up – Cory Lais, 14, of Tribes Hill

Canal Celebration Princess – Kimberly Sargalis, 12, of Johnstown
First Runner-Up – Kaylee Cappuccio, 10, of Amsterdam
Second Runner-Up – Linda Conti, 12, of Fultonville

Canal Celebration Junior Miss – Carissa Johnson, 9, of Ilion
First Runner-Up – Carolyn Rose Cranker, 6, of Fultonville
Brooke Newtown, 9, of Ilion

Canal Celebration Little Miss – Genesis Caswell, 5, of Ilion
First Runner-Up – Aylaa Pellerito, 4, of Mohawk

Canal Celebration Little Mister – Gabriel Joseph Filippi, 4, of Little Falls
First Runner-Up – Christopher Newtown, 4, of Ilion

The People’s Choice award was presented to Hailey Stoltz, 7, of Little Falls. Winners will ride on a float courtesy of Paradise Maple of Little Falls during the Canal Celebration parade.

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Back row (l-r): Johnson, Bant, Sargalis
Front row (l-r): Filippi, Caswell


Miss Spirit of the Mohawk Valley Winners Crowned in Ilion

The first Miss Spirit of the Mohawk Valley Youth Pageant was held Sunday (August 8th) at the Knights of Columbus in Ilion with participants from across the Mohawk Valley competing for top honors. Contestants were judged on personality, stage presence and appearance as they modeled dressy attire and were interviewed on stage. The pageant was hosted by director Laurie Jean Britton with guest appearances by Miss Mohawk Valley Kieren Sheridan and Miss Mohawk Valley’s Outstanding Teen Ashley McDuffee. Results are as follows:

Miss Spirit of the Mohawk Valley: Lynn Tryon, 22, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up: Amanda Boyer, 20, of Johnstown

Teen Miss Spirit of the Mohawk Valley: Cory Lais, 14, of Tribes Hill
First Runner-Up: Katherine Marlene Bant, 16, of Johnstown

Junior Miss Spirit of the Mohawk Valley: Kaylee Cappuccio, 10, of Amsterdam
First Runner-Up: Linda Conti, 12, of Fultonville
Second Runner-Up: Kimberly Sargalis, 12, of Johnstown

Little Miss Spirit of the Mohawk Valley: Alexys Conti, 9, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up (tie): Carissa Johnson, 9, of Ilion
First Runner-Up (tie): Brooke Newtown, 9, of Ilion

The People's Choice Award was presented to Sara Marmet, 10, of Ilion. The pageant was followed by a talent showcase. Talent results are as follows:

Group Winners: Kimberly Sargalis, 12, and Justin Sargalis, 16, of Johnstown

Solo 12 and Under Winner: Alexys Conti, 9, of Fultonville
2nd Place: Linda Conti, 12, of Fultonville

Solo 13 and Over Winner: Cory Lais, 14, of Tribes hill
2nd Place: Katherine Marlene Bant, 16, of Johnstown

Proceeds from the events benefit the Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Program

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PAGEANT WINNERS: Tryon, Lais, Cappuccio, Conti

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TALENT SHOWCASE WINNERS
Back row; Sheridan, J. Sargalis, Bant, Lais, L. Conti, McDuffee
Front Row: K. Sargalis, A. Conti


Miss St. Johnsville Youth Pageant 2010

Winners of the St. Johnsville Youth Pageant were selected Thursday (May 6th) during the annual contest held at the St. Johnsville High School. The event was sponsored by Country Treasures and One Source Bookkeeping of St. Johnsville. Contestants from across the Mohawk Valley modeled dressy attire while being interviewed on stage by director Laurie Jean Britton. Results are as follows:

Miss St. Johnsville -; Tonie Marie Leone, 22, of Ilion.
1st Runner-Up -; AnnMarie Inman, 18, of Fort Plain

Teen Miss St. Johnsville -; Katherine Marlene Bant, 16, of Johnstown.
1st Runner-Up -; Richelle Renee Reynolds, 15, of Rome

Junior Miss St. Johnsville -; Brandy Lyn Sanders, 12, of Fort Plain.
1st Runner-Up -; Gabriella Joslin, 10, of St. Johnsville.
2nd Runner-Up -; Bethany Joslin, 10, of St. Johnsville

Little Miss St. Johnsville -; Kassidie Matteson, 9, of Ilion
1st Runner-Up -; Lillian Grace Lighthall, 6, of Fort Plain
2nd Runner-Up -; Meghan Dingman, 9, of St. Johnsville

Miss St. Johnsville Sweetheart -; Cadence Johnson, 5, of St. Johnsville.
1st Runner-Up - Ashlyn Marie Strobel, 4, of St. Johnsville

Little Mister St. Johnsville -; Dakota Snell, 6, of St. Johnsville.
1st Runner-Up -; Alexander Whiteman, 5, of Ilion.

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Back row (l-r): Bant, Leone, Sanders
Front row (l-r): Matteson, Snell, Johnson.

Pageant Winners Crowned at Garlic and Herb Festival

Contestants from across the local region participated in the annual Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival pageant on Saturday (September 12th) in Canal Place, Little Falls. Five winners were selected for top honors to serve as this year's garlic royalty. The winners received a crown, sash and trophy from the festival along with roses courtesy of Rose Petals Florist in Little Falls.The pageant was emceed by director Laurie Jean Britton and included appearances by Miss Mohawk Valley, Lynn Tryon and the Herkimer County Maple Princess, Victoria Treadwell. Results are as follows:

Miss Garlic Festival - Morgan Tryon, 19, of Fultonville

Garlic Queen - Katherine Marlene Bant, 15, of Johnstown
First Runner-Up - Bri Hudson, 15, of Mohawk
Second Runner-Up - Shelbylynn Phillips, 16, of Mohawk

Herb Princess - Destiny Marie French, 13, of Ilion
First Runner-Up - Meagan Stewart, 10, of Newport
Second Runner-Up -Victoria Stewart, 12, of Newport

Little Miss Clove - Carissa Johnson, 8, of Ilion
First Runner-Up - Sara Marie Marmet, 9, of Ilion
Second Runner-Up - Brooke Newtown, 8, of Ilion

Sweet Pea Sweetheart - Genesis Caswell, 4, of Little Falls
First Runner-Up - Alanna Sekel, 5, of Little Falls
Second Runner-Up - Amber Newtown, 4, of Ilion

Proceeds raised from the pageant benefit the Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Program.

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back row (l-r): Tryon, Bant, French
front row (l-r): Caswell, Johnson

Pageant Winners Crowned at Little Falls Canal Celebration

The tenth annual Little Falls Canal Celebration pageant was held Thursday evening (August 6th) in the Little Falls High School auditorium. Participants from across the Mohawk Valley competed for titles in five age divisions with top winners receiving a crown, sash and trophy along with roses courtesy of Rose Petals Florist in Little Falls. The pageant was directed and emceed by Laurie Jean Britton and judges for the event were Victoria Yusko, Della Cummings and Heather White. Winners and court are as follows:

Little Falls Canal Celebration Queen - Shelbylynn Phillips, 16, of Mohawk
First Runner-Up - Katherine Marlene Bant, 15, of Johnstown
Second Runner-Up - Jeena Cool, 15, of Stratford

Little Falls Canal Celebration Princess - Paige Rowland, 12, of Ilion
First Runner-Up - Savannah Lynne Marie Moynihan, 10, of Ilion
Second Runner-Up - Cami Rose Hazel Allen, 10, of Herkimer

Little Falls Canal Celebration Junior Miss - Kassidie Matteson, 8, of Ilion
First Runner-Up - Nikita Jaggi, 9, of Johnstown
Second Runner-Up - Carissa Johnson, 8, of Ilion

Little Falls Canal Celebration Little Miss - Alanna Sekel, 5, of Fort Plain
First Runner-Up -Genesis Caswell, 4, of Little Falls

Little Falls Canal Celebration Little Mister - Isaiah Brown, 5, of Herkimer
First Runner-Up - Darius Gainer, 3, of Amsterdam
Second Runner-Up - Alexander Whiteman, 4, of Ilion

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Program. For more information visit www.missmohawkvalley.com.

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Back row (l-r): Phillips, Rowland
Front row (l-r): Matteson, Sekel, Brown

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Miss St. Johnsville Youth Pageant Winners Crowned During Springfest

The second annual Miss St. Johnsville Youth Pageant was held Thursday evening (May 7th) at the St. Johnsville High School auditorium. The event was sponsored by Country Treasures Furniture and Mohawk Valley Foods of Bridge Street in St. Johnsville. Participants competed for titles in six age divisions with top winners receiving a crown, sash and trophy. The pageant was directed and emceed by Laurie Jean Britton and judges were Victoria Yusko, Glenna Snell and Lawrence Woodman. Results are as follows:

The Miss St. Johnsville Youth Pageant winners will participate in events throughout the Springest weekend.
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Back row (l-r): Miner, Lawrence, Weakley
Front row (l-r): Gainer, Dygert, Conti

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Miss Mohawk Valley's Outstanding Teen Crowned in St. Johnsville

Merrissa Hart, 17, of Amsterdam was crowned Miss Mohawk Valley's Outstanding Teen during the annual pageant held at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Hart performed a piano solo for her talent and during the interview spoke about her platform, "A Cure for AIDS and How it Affects Men and Women". Hart will represent the Mohawk Valley during Miss New York's Outstanding Teen pageant in Albany this June.

Jessica Lape, 16, of Canajoharie was named first runner-up and Richelle Reynolds, 14, of Rome was second runner-up. Hart was crowned by Courtney Sheridan, Miss Mohawk Valley's Outstanding Teen 2008. Entertainment was provided by several former Miss Mohawk Valley winners who performed for the audience, which included the public as well as residents of the nursing home.

The pageant was hosted by Miss Mohawk Valley 2009, Lynn Tryon and directed by Laurie Jean Britton.

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(l-r) Reynolds, Hart, Lape

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Caring Crowns For A Cause

Pageant Contestants Help Raise Money For Children

The Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Program hosted a youth pageant on Sunday (March 22nd) at the Amsterdam Elks Club to help raise funds for the Children's Miracle Network on behalf of their contestants. During the event participants in the Caring Crowns for a Cause pageant competed for several titles. Miss Mohawk Valley, Kieren Sheridan spoke to the crowd about the partnership between the Children's Miracle Network and the Miss America Scholarship Fund, which encourages pageant contestants to raise funds and awareness about this cause on the local, state and national level. Winners are as follows:

Miss Caring Crown - Nicole Weakley, 20, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up - Amanda Lynn Morse, 20, of St. Johnsville

Teen Miss Caring Crown - Katherine Marlene Bant, 15, of Johnstown

Junior Miss Caring Crown - Destiny Marie French, 12, of Ilion
First Runner-Up - Linda Conti, 10, of Fultonville
Second Runner-Up - Cami Rose Hazel Allen, 10, of Herkimer

Little Miss Caring Crown - Alexys Conti, 8, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up - Candice Sabatino, 6, of Little Falls

Miss Sweetheart Caring Crown - Michelle Kulyk, 5, of Vernon Center
First Runner-Up - Edna Witzke, 5, of Gloversville
Second Runner-Up - Katie Sabatino, 4, of Little Falls

The pageant was emceed by director Laurie Jean Britton. Assisting as volunteers were the contestants for the Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Pageant, which will take place at 7:00 on March 28th at Ilion High School.

Caring Crowns

(l-r): Kulyk, French, Sheridan, Bant, Weakley, Conti

Youth Pageant and Talent Winners Selected
to perform at Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Pageant



Several youth winners were selected during the sixth annual Miss Mohawk Valley Youth Pageant and Talent Showcase events held Saturday (March 14th) at the Century Club in Amsterdam. The pageant winners will be featured in a production number and the talent winners will showcase their individual performances during the Miss Mohawk Valley Scholarship Pageant scheduled for March 28th at 7:00 at Ilion High School. The youth pageant was emceed by director Laurie Jean Britton. Results are as follows:

Teen Miss Mohawk Valley - Ashley McDuffee, 14, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up - Destinee Leigh Masi, 14, of Frankfort
Second Runner-Up - Katherine Marlene Bant, 15, of Johnstown

Junior Miss Mohawk Valley - Linda Conti, 10, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up - Brandi Jo Wheeler, 11, of Dolgeville

Little Miss Mohawk Valley - Carissa Johnson, 8, of Ilion
First Runner-Up - Alexys Conti, 8, of Fultonville
Second Runner-Up - Adeline Crosby, 8, of Johnstown
Third Runner-Up - ShyAnne Bolen, 7, of Mohawk

Miss Mohawk Valley's Sweetheart - Lillian Lighthall, 5, of Fort Plain
First Runner-Up -Aireana Logan Muhlberger, 5, of Gloversville

The talent showcase was emceed by the current Miss Mohawk Valley, Kieren Sheridan. Talent awards were presented in three categories:

12 and Under age group:

First Place - Madison Jarrett, 10, of Mayfield
Second Place - Alexys Conti, 8, of Fultonville
Third Place - Chloe Jarrett, 7, of Mayfield

13 and Over age group:

First Place - Ashley McDuffee, 14, of Fultonville
Second Place - Corbin Holt-Salvione, 13, of Broadalbin
Third Place - Mary Dziekowicz, 15, of Utica

Group division:

First Place - Corbin Holt-Salvione and Amber Holt
Second Place - Chloe Jarrett, Madison Jarrett and Cassidy Piehuta


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PHOTO:
Back row (l-r): Conti, Sheridan, McDuffee
Front row (l-r): Lighthall, Johnson

CONTACT:
Laurie Jean Britton, 315-717-6288

Pageant Winners Crowned at Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival

The annual Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival pageant was held Saturday (September 13th) during the festival at Canal Place in Little Falls. Contestants competed for titles in five age divisions with top winners receiving a crown and sash along with roses courtesy of Rose Petals Florist in Little Falls. The pageant was emceed by director Laurie Jean Britton. Winners and court are as follows:

Miss Garlic and Herb Festival - Amanda Boyer, 18, of Caroga Lake
First Runner-Up - Mellissa Webster, 21, of Mohawk

Garlic Queen - Carlianna Stafford, 15, of Ilion
First Runner-Up - Shelby Ince, 14, of Minoa
Second Runner-Up - Emily Delaney, 17, of Little Falls

Herb Princess - Mikaela Law, 12, of Minoa
First Runner-Up - Natalie Fiore, 13, of Clinton
Second Runner-Up - Kimberly Sargalis, 10, of Johnstown

Little Miss Clove - Alexys Conti, 7, of Fultonville
First Runner-Up -Candice Jane Sabatino, 6, of Little Falls
Second Runner-Up - Korryn Elizabeth VanNort, 8, of Poland

Sweet Pea Sweetheart - Dominique Rose Romanelli, 3, of Marcy
First Runner-Up - Kayleigh Mowers, 5, of Salisbury Center
Second Runner-Up - Jazmin Llewellyn, 4, of Mohawk

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Back row (l-r): Stafford, Boyer, Law
Front row (l-r): Romanelli, Conti


For further information

Laurie Jean Britton
315-717-6288 or
lauriejean@missmohawkvalley.com

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