Southwestern Oklahoma State University
The Bark

Miss Southwestern Pageant 2018

2018 Pageant Winners

Melissa Valencia

Miss Southwestern
Melissa Valencia

Katelyn Woods

Miss SWOSU Outstanding Teen
Katelyn Woods

Miss SWOSU Contestants

Denise Anderson

Denise Anderson

  • Hometown: Elgin, OK
  • Talent: Jazz Dance  “Sax”
  • Platform: Ending Pet Homelessness
  • Major: Chemistry
  • Classification: Sophomore
Shelby Austin

Shelby Austin

  • Hometown: Tulsa, OK
  • Talent: Ballet Dance  “Sleeping Beauty Waltz”
  • Platform: Art Education Outreach
  • Major: Health Science
  • Classification: Senior
Terin Brownen

Terin Brownen

  • Hometown: Weatherford, OK
  • Talent: Piano  “Midnight Rhapsody”
  • Platform: Increasing Women in STEM
  • Major: Mathematics, Business
  • Classification: Junior
Makenna Carver

Makenna Carver

  • Hometown: Bartlesville, OK
  • Talent: Tap Dance  “The Cup Song”
  • Platform: Fighting to End Alzheimer's
  • Major: Nursing
  • Classification: Sophomore
Mykinzy Diggs

Mykinzy Diggs

  • Hometown: Marietta, OK
  • Talent: Classical Vocal  “The Beauty Is”
  • Platform: Uniquely Me: Movement for Self Esteem
  • Major: Pharmacy
  • Classification: Junior
Jimmie Dollins

Jimmy Dollins

  • Hometown: Altus, OK
  • Talent: Gymnastic Routine  “Warrior”
  • Platform: Volunteer Service
  • Major: Health Science
  • Classification: Freshman
Amy Freeman

Amy Freeman

  • Hometown: Clinton, OK
  • Talent: Vocal  “All Is Well”
  • Platform: Childhood Hunger
  • Major: Communications
  • Classification: Freshman
Amanda Jantz

Amanda Jantz

  • Hometown: Enid, OK
  • Talent: Baton Twirl – “I Can Only Imagine”
  • Platform: Consequences of Peer Pressure
  • Major: Early Childhood Education
  • Classification: Junior
Ashlin Murray

Ashlin Murray

  • Hometown: Weatherford, OK
  • Talent: Vocal – “Der Holle Rache”
  • Platform: Fostering the Future
  • Major: Political Science
  • Classification: Freshman
Kendra Place

Kendra Place

  • Hometown: Washington, OK
  • Talent: Theatre Vocal – “Part of Your World”
  • Platform: Arts in Education
  • Major: Communications: Theatre
  • Classification: Junior
Cassandra Purintun

Cassandra Purintun

  • Hometown: Hinton, OK
  • Talent: Vocal – “Colors of the Wind”
  • Platform: Giving Generosity Gracefully
  • Major: Business Finance
  • Classification: Sophomore
Mikayla Schane

Mikayla Schane

  • Hometown: Newcastle OK
  • Talent: Monologue  “Ile”
  • Platform: Raising Awareness for the National Water Crisis
  • Major: Elementary Education
  • Classification: 
Melissa Valencia

Melissa Valencia

  • Hometown: Marlow, OK
  • Talent: Classical Opera  “Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again”
  • Platform: Speak for the Silent, Stand for the Broken
  • Major: Communications
  • Classification: Freshman

Miss SWOSU Outstanding Teen Contestants

Taylor Bishop

Taylor Bishop

  • Hometown: Choctaw, OK
  • High School/Classification: 9th Grade
  • Talent: Vocal Performance  “Think of Me”
  • Platform: Eye Can Do It  Convergence Insufficiency
Megan Bradley

Megan Bradley

  • Hometown: Leedey, OK
  • High School/Classification: 8th Grade
  • Talent: Vocal Performance  “Listen”
  • Platform: Canceling Hunger Adding Nutrition Growth Education
Evelyn Hills

Evelyn Hills

  • Hometown: Weatherford, OK
  • High School/Classification: 10th Grade
  • Talent: Dramatic Monologue  “Five More Minutes”
  • Platform: Serving the Disadvantaged
Katelyn Woods

Katelyn Woods

  • Hometown: Lawton, OK
  • High School/Classification: 10th Grade
  • Talent: Jazz Dance  “Brand New”
  • Platform: Throw Kindness Like Confetti

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