Hydro and Cache Women Win Miss SWOSU Titles
Hailey Raetz of Hydro and Evan Mazur of Cache won the titles of Miss SWOSU and Miss SWOSU’s Outstanding Teen, respectively, at the annual pageant held November 9 on the campus in Weatherford. Both Raetz and Mazur will represent Southwestern Oklahoma State University at next summer’s Miss Oklahoma pageants.
Evan Mazur of Cache (second from left) won the title of Miss SWOSU’s Outstanding Teen at the annual pageant held November 9 on the campus in Weatherford. Mazur is pictured with (from left): Andrea’ Cook, Weatherford, first runnerup; Miss SWOSU’s Outstanding Teen 2013 Ashlee Shryock, Shattuck; and Jordan Caulkins, Weatherford, second runnerup.
Hailey Raetz of Hydro (third from left) won the title of Miss SWOSU at the annual pageant held November 9 on the campus in Weatherford. Raetz is pictured with (from left): Jordan Grubb, Weatherford, fourth runnerup; Madison Rittenhouse, Lawton, third runnerup; Miss Oklahoma 2013 Kelsey Griswold; Lacey Anderson, Walters, first runnerup; and Rachel Penry, Leedey, second runnerup.
Hailey Raetz, a Hydro junior at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, won the crown of Miss SWOSU 2014, while 17-year-old student Even Mazur of Cache High School won the title of Miss SWOSU’s Outstanding Teen at Saturday’s (November 9) pageants.
The pair won the titles in front of a crowd of over 1,000 people on the Weatherford campus.
Raetz will represent SWOSU at next summer’s Miss Oklahoma Pageant, while Mazur advances to the Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen Pageant, which is held the same week at the Miss Oklahoma Pageant in Tulsa.
Raetz, who graduated from Hinton High School, won the title and $2,500 SWOSU and $233 Children’s Miracle Network scholarships. She is a junior majoring in music education. Her platform issue is “Adoption is Always an Option” and she won the Talent Award for her piano performance of Revolutionary Etude Opus 10, Number 12.
Lacey Anderson of Walters finished as first runnerup and winner of a $1,500 scholarship. She also won the Peer Respect/Leadership and Lifestyle/Fitness in Swimsuit awards. Rachel Penry of Leedey was second runnerup and winner of a $1,000 scholarship.
Madison Rittenhouse of Lawton finished as third runnerup and winner of a $800 scholarship, and Jordan Grubb of Weatherford won fourth runnerup and a $700 scholarship. Grubb also won the Most Tickets Sold Award.
Contestant Abby Craighead of Weatherford won the Crowd Pleaser and Most Scholarship Patrons Sold awards.
Thirteen SWOSU students competed for the title. All non-finalists each won $500 SWOSU scholarships.
For winning the Miss SWOSU’s Outstanding Teen title, Mazur won a $500 scholarship to SWOSU and various gifts and certificates from area businesses. She also won the Talent Award in the competition for her opera performance of Quando Me’n Vo Soletta.
Andrea’ Cook of Weatherford finished as first runnerup. She won a $300 scholarship to SWOSU and various gifts and certificates. Jordan Caulkins of Weatherford finished as second runnerup and won a $200 scholarship to SWOSU. Caulkins also won the Most Scholarship Patrons Sold and Most Tickets Sold awards.
Jahven Tanner of Weatherford won the Crowd Pleaser Award.
All non-finalists in the teen pageant each won $100 SWOSU scholarships.