Anderson and Dorn Win Miss SWOSU Pageant Titles

Miss SWOSU Finalists
Lacey Anderson of Walters (middle) won the title of Miss SWOSU at the annual pageant held October 25 on the campus in Weatherford. Finalists were (from left):  Tiffany Sauer, Weatherford, fourth runnerup; Allie Ayers, Snyder, second runnerup; Jordan Grubb, Weatherford, first runnerup; and Rachel Penry, Leedey, third runnerup.

Miss SWOSU Teen Finalists
Meaghan Dorn (middle) of Blair won the title of Miss SWOSU’s Outstanding Teen at the annual pageant held October 25 on the campus in Weatherford. Other finalists were (left) Jahven Tanner, Weatherford, first runnerup; and Melanie Mikles, Elk City, second runnerup.

Lacey Anderson, a Walters sophomore at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, won the crown of Miss SWOSU 2015, while Meaghan Dorn, a junior at Blair High School, won the title of Miss SWOSU’s Outstanding Teen at Saturday’s (October 25) pageants. 

The pair won the titles on the Weatherford campus.

Anderson will represent SWOSU at next summer’s Miss Oklahoma Pageant, while Dorn advances to the Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen Pageant, which is held the same week at the Miss Oklahoma Pageant in Tulsa. 

Anderson, who finished first runnerup in 2013, won $2,600 SWOSU and $233 Children’s Miracle Network  scholarships; $1,000 cash award; and over $3,000 in gift certificates and various gifts from area businesses.  She is majoring in nursing.  Her platform issue is “Developing Youth Through 4-H.” Anderson also won the Lifestyle/Fitness in Swim Suit and Peer Respect/Leadership awards.

Jordan Grubb of Weatherford finished as first runnerup and winner of a $1,600 scholarship. She also won the Talent, Most Scholarship Patrons Sold and Crowd Pleaser awards.

Allie Ayers of Snyder was second runnerup and winner of a $1,100 scholarship. Ayers also won the Most Tickets Sold award.  

Rachel Penry of Leedey finished as third runnerup and winner of a $900 scholarship, and Tiffany Sauer of Weatherford won fourth runnerup and an $800 scholarship.

Ten SWOSU students competed for the title. All non-finalists each won $500 SWOSU scholarships.

For winning the Miss SWOSU’s Outstanding Teen title, Dorn won a $600 scholarship to SWOSU; $500 cash award; and over $2,000 in gift certificates and various gifts from area businesses. 

Jahven Tanner of Weatherford finished as first runnerup. She won a $400 scholarship to SWOSU and various gifts and certificates. Melanie Mikles of Elk City finished as second runnerup and won a $300 scholarship to SWOSU.

Abigail Billings of Woodward won the Talent Award, Most Scholarship Patrons Sold and Most Tickets Sold awards. Mikaela Nottingham of Lawton won the Crowd Pleaser Award.

All non-finalists in the teen pageant each won $100 SWOSU scholarships.