Miss Oklahoma Teen and Miss SWOSU Outstanding Teen Lacey Russ Heading to Florida


Miss Oklahoma Outstanding Teen Lacey Russ 

Miss Oklahoma Outstanding Teen Lacey Russ, also known as Miss Southwestern Oklahoma State University Outstanding Teen, is heading to Florida.

The Cordell product will represent SWOSU and the state of Oklahoma at the Miss America Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando (FL) on August 23-28.

Russ, a senior at Cordell High School and the daughter of Todd and Khristy Russ, won the Oklahoma title this past June at the Miss Oklahoma Outstanding Teen Pageant. 

Russ won the title of Miss SWOSU Outstanding Teen at the 2009 pageant. It was only the second time for SWOSU to host a teen pageant in conjunction with the Miss SWOSU Scholarship Pageant.

Russ will compete in interview on August 23, which is also the day of her 17th birthday. Then on August 24, she will compete in evening gown and on-stage question competitions. Her active wear will be featured on August 25. Her talent competition is schedule for August 26. The finals are Saturday night, August 28.

Debbie Brown, director of the SWOSU pageants, said area residents can send gifts, cards and letters but no flowers. She can receive these daily by sending to: Miss Oklahoma Outstanding Teen Lacey Russ, c/o Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando FL 32819-8122.