Miss Oklahoma and MOOT to be at Saturday's Miss SWOSU Pageant


Alicia Clifton          Julianne Thomison
Miss Oklahoma Alicia Clifton and Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen (MOOT) Julianne Thomison

Miss Oklahoma Alicia Clifton and Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen (MOOT) Julianne Thomison will provide entertainment at this Saturday’s Miss SWOSU Scholarship Pageant on the Weatherford campus.

Both Clifton and Thomison won their titles at last summer’s Miss Oklahoma Pageant in Tulsa. The two will entertain at Saturday’s event that will feature 10 Miss SWOSU contestants, six Miss SWOSU’s Outstanding Teen contestants and 32 Miss SWOSU Little Stars participants.

The pageant starts at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center on the SWOSU campus. Advance tickets are $7 for non-SWOSU students and $5 for SWOSU students.  All tickets at the door are $10. Advance tickets are available in Room 205 of the SWOSU Administration Building and from all contestants.

Clifton, Miss Oklahoma 2012, is an award winning dancer and dedicated volunteer. She began dancing at age three and is a national and international dance award winner. She currently holds two dance related Guinness World Records. Clifton has been a featured guest on many television shows, including Live with Regis and Kelly, The Ellen DeGeneres Show and she also appeared on So You Think You Can Dance.

In 2008, Clifton served as Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen and was a preliminary talent winner and placed as a top ten semi-finalist at the national Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant. In 2010 and 2011, she competed for the title of Miss Oklahoma placing 2nd runner-up both years. Her third attempt for the title was the charm for Clifton as she was crowned Miss Oklahoma in June.

Thomison, Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen, is a freshman at Metro Christian Academy in Tulsa. She represented Miss Tulsa's Outstanding Teen this past June and won the state title on her first attempt winning over $100,000 in scholarship opportunities at the age of 14.  This past August, Thomison represented Miss Oklahoma's Outstanding Teen at the national pageant - Miss America's Outstanding Teen - and was selected as a Top Eight Semifinalist.

Thomison started late as a dancer however she has won multiple national and state dance awards including Miss Show Biz and Star Power Dance Competition Platinum winner. She was the youngest member of the South Tulsa Dance Company Senior level dance squad.