17 to vie for Miss Montana in Glendive this week

2014-06-09T11:45:00Z 2014-06-09T23:23:03Z 17 to vie for Miss Montana in Glendive this week The Billings Gazette
June 09, 2014 11:45 am

The Miss Montana pageant marks 10 years in Glendive this week. 

Events begin on Wednesday and conclude on Saturday. 

There are 17 contestants in the pageant. 

The Miss Montana pageant marks 10 years in Glendive this week.

Events begin on Wednesday and conclude on Saturday.

There are 17 contestants in the pageant.

They are:

1. Aerionna Hardesty, 21, Missoula.

Attending University of Montana, studying Marketing and Communications

Talent: Vocal

Platform: Care! Be Aware

2. Aly Bjorneby, 21, Missoula.

Attending University of Montana, studying Arts and Sciences and Studio Arts

Talent: Contemporary Dance

Platform: Special Friends through The Special Olympics

3. Desja Eagletail, 22, Benteen.

Attending MSUB, studying Music Business

Talent: Vocal

Platform: Building Self-Worth

4. Ariana Lake, 19, Ennis.

Attending University of Montana, studying Broadcast Journalism

Talent: flute

Platform: Lifelong Leadership: Youth Mentoring

5. Grace Zitzer, 23, Dillon.

Graduate of Concordia University-Portland, Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

Talent: vocal

Platform: Campaign for Kindness to End Bullying and Shame Related to Depression and Suicide

6. Sara Morledge-Hampton, 22, Billings.

Attending Loyola Marymount University, studying Biology and Spanish

Talent: Gymnastics/Dance

Platform: Social Justice – Poverty and Education

7. Mary Kaercher, 22, Havre.

Attending MSU-Northern, studying Liberal Science with a Small Business Management Mr

Talent: Vocal

Platform: Be BOLD, Believe, Be You: The Fight for Acceptance

8. Katherine Sizemore, 21, Gildford

Attending Rocky Mountain College, studying Political Science

Talent: Hula Hoop Dance

Platform: Fight Forward: Suicide Prevention in America’s Youth

9. Katelyn Becker, 17, Livingston.

Graduate of Park County High School

Talent: vocal

Platform: Montana Leaders

10. Anna Dunn, 18, Shepherd.

Graduate of Shepherd High School

Talent: vocal

11. Mary Hally, 23, Missoula

Attending University of Montana, studying Communications

Talent: Banjo

Platform: Freedom from Fear: Unlocking the Mystery of Anxiety & Depression

12. Allyson Peterson, 23, Billings.

Graduate of Carroll College, Degree of Bachelor of Arts

Talent: piano

Platform: Preventative Medicine: A Feasible Way to Aid Americans

13. Rebecca Allen, 19, Kalispell.

Attending Corban University, studying Elementary Education

Talent: Vocal

Platform: Graduation Matters

14. Olivia Dowler, 22, Bozeman.

Graduate of MSU, Bachelor of Science, Health and Human Performance, Exercise Science

Talent: Tap Dance

Platform: Live Healthy, Be Happy – Childhood Health Awareness

15. Toby-Jeanne Almy, 20, Miles City.

Attending Carroll College, studying Psychology and Sociology

Talent: Vocal

Platform: Caring for those who care, serving America’s Military families

16. Taylor McDermott, 19, Forsyth.

Attending University of Montana, studying Political Science

Talent: Personal Poetry Reading

Platform: The Importance of Political Participation

17. Victoria Valentine, 22, Missoula

Graduate of Biola University, Bachelor of Science, Human Biology

Talent: Vocal & Instrumental (Harp)

Platform: Read it and Reap

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