Allen named Queen of Pageant
Published 9:43 pm Saturday, August 8, 2015
Nearly 100 girls between the ages of 1 and 20 graced the stage at the annual Lion’s Club Beauty Pageant, one of the state’s longest running pageants, Saturday.
Mallory Denise Allen was named Queen of the Lions Club Beauty Pageant at the end of the night. Other winners in that category included second place winner Abigail Grace Hux and third place winner Morgan Grace Wallis.
Originally known as the Lions Water Carnival when it began in 1943, the annual pageant has been a Brookhaven tradition for more than seven decades and is the club’s primary fundraising event. The funds raised help the club provide vision checks for local school children, as well as other club projects.
Age 1 category winners included first place winner Paisley Faith Smith, second place winner Finley Holcomb and third place winner Ella Katherine Young.
Age 2 category winners included first place winner Marley Kate Pepper, second place winner Haylen Denise Yawn and third place winner Harlee Maxwell.
Age 3 category winners included first place winner Laney Kate Wallace, second place winner Marianna Walker and third place winner Charli Jane Stringer.
Age 4 category winners included first place winner Maggie Claire McDaniel, second place winner Ryleigh Lane Williams and third place winner Lilian Faith Hutchinson.
Age 5 and 6 category winners included first place Joy Nicole Leggett, second place winner Kamryn Faith Robbins and third place Ava Caroline Case.
Age 7 and 8 category winners were first place winner Lucille Hope Givens, second place winner Skyler Jyne McCullough and third place winner Emma King.
Age 9 and 10 category winners included Karci Elizabeth Case, Allie Claire Ferguson and Maggie Wilson.
Age 11 and 12 category winners included first place winner Ava Grace Moreton, second place winner Haley Nicole Miller and Baylee Clair Zumbro.
Age 13 to 16 category winners included first place winner Anna Ferguson, second place winner Shelby Flumm and third place winner Shayla McGuffee.