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February 7, 2013
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A new Miss Douglas County 2013 will be crowned Saturday night

Six contestants will compete for Miss Douglas County 2013 during a pageant Saturday in Carson City.

The Miss Douglas County and the Miss Carson City scholarship programs will hold a joint pageant at the Carson City Community Center on William Street. Tickets for the 5 p.m. event are $20 at the door, and $15 in advance.

Former Douglas County and Nevada Outstanding Teen Bailey Gumm is competing for the Miss Douglas County title.

The 17-year-old is running on the platform of autism awareness.

Competing for the title is 18-year-old Elle Crizelle Reyes.

Elle is advocating for healthy youth without substance abuse.

Douglas graduate Coraleigh Bales, 18, is attending school at Western Nevada College, and competing for Miss Carson City. She is running on the platform of advocacy for the arts in education, lyrical dance.

The four contestants vying for the Miss Douglas County Outstanding Teen sash are Mckena Lynn Cota, Rachel Anne Murphey, Sidney Miller and Macie Tuell.

Mckena is a Douglas High freshman, running on a platform of breast cancer awareness.

Macie, 15, is focused on distracted driving awareness.

Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School student Sidney, 13, has chosen pet adoption awareness as her platform.

Rachel Anne Murphey, 17, is also hoping to be the next Miss Douglas County Outstanding Teen with a platform of D.A.R.E. to dream a life without drugs.

Contestants will be judged in the categories of talent, private interview, on-stage question, lifestyle and fitness, and evening wear.

Winners will move on to compete in the state pageant June 14-15 in Las Vegas.

For more information, contact Shauna Bartshe at 230-3745.

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The Record Courier Updated Feb 7, 2013 06:35PM Published Feb 7, 2013 06:34PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.