Miss Central Pennsylvania Scholarship Pageant
 

The 2008 Miss Central Pennsylvania Scholarship Pageant, "Memories," was held on November 17, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the Lewistown Area High School on Manor Drive in Lewistown. The Pageant winners were Miss Central Pennsylvania Ekanem Akpakip, Miss Greater Juniata Valley Anna Welsh, Miss Central Pennsylvania Outstanding Teen Erica Bristor and Miss Greater Juniata Valley Outstanding Teen Hannah Timm.

EMCEES AND PERFORMERS

Master of Ceremonies

Rocco Pallotto

MERF Radio Morning Show Host
Rocco Pallotto


Featured Performer

Chris Ruble

Chris Ruble
 


Miss Central Pennsylvania Outstanding Teen 2007
&
Miss Pennsylvania Outstanding Teen America 2007

Elena LaQuatra
 


Miss Central Pennsylvania 2007

 

Lauren Zumpino

 


Miss Greater Juniata Valley 2007

 

Rachel Henry

 

and The Miss Central Pennsylvania Princesses


 

2008 Miss Central Pennsylvania/Miss Greater Juniata Valley Results

MISS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA - EKANEM OKON AKPAKIP

MISS GREATER JUNIATA VALLEY - ANNA MARIE WELSH

First Runner-Up - Courney Elizabeth Thomas

Second Runner-Up - Ashley Rebekah Duespohl

Third Runner-Up - Meredith Semon

Talent Award - Courtney Elizabeth Thomas

Jacqui Yanoshik Memorial Interview Award - Anna Marie Welsh

Evening Wear Award in Honor of Miss New York 1943 Dawn Gruenwald- Courtney Elizabeth Thomas

Shannon Lloyd Memorial Dance Award - Meredith Semon

Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit Award - Courtney Elizabeth Thomas

Jacqui Yanoshik Memorial Non-Finalist Interview Award - Natasha Marie Kline

Non-Finalist Talent Award - Britani DeVore

Newcomer Award - Meredith Semon

Encouragement Award - Jade Marie Gross

People's Choice Award - Shannah Rae Boring
 

2008 Miss Central Pennsylvania/Miss Greater Juniata Valley Outstanding Teen Results

MISS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA - ERICA BRISTOR

MISS GREATER JUNIATA VALLEY - HANNAH TIMM

First Runner-Up - Courtni Frey-Rudy

Second Runner-Up - Carly Janelle Rice

Third Runner-Up - Madeline Leeper

Talent in Dance Award - Erica Bristor

People's Choice Award - Elissa McCracken


Photos of the 2008 Miss Central Pennsylvania Pageant



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Page 1 - Opening of the Show

Page 2 - "Miss" Talent Competition

Page 3 - "Teen" Lifestyle and Fitness in Active Wear Competition

Page 4 - "Miss" Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit Competition

Page 5 - "Teen" Talent Competition

Page 6 - Evening Wear Competition

Page 7 - Farewells and the Crowning of the New Titleholders

Page 8 - After the Pageant


Special Thanks to Dennis Baker for the Use of These Photos!
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2008 Miss Central Pennsylvania/Miss Greater Juniata Valley Miss and Teen Contestants

"Miss" Contestants Competing for the Titles of Miss Central Pennsylvania and Miss Greater Juniata Valley

NAME - EDUCATION - HOMETOWN - TALENT

  • Shannah Rae Boring - Juniata College (Senior) - Reedsville, PA - Jazz Dance - "Live Your Dreams"
  • Susan Rachel Buckley - The Pennsylvania State University (Junior) - Clark's Summit, PA - Vocal - "There's No Business Like Show Business"
  • Brittani DeVore - Mercyhurst College (Freshman) - Saegertown, PA - Contemporary Dance - "Beautiful"
  • Ashley Rebekah Duespohl - Duquesne University (Sophomore) - Butler, PA - Tap Dance - "It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing"
  • Jade Marie Gross - The Pennsylvania State University (Freshman) - Lewistown, PA - Ballet Dance - "New York, New York"
  • Natasha Marie Kline - Harrisburg Area Community College (Sophomore) - Winfield, PA - Poetry Recital - An Original Poem Dedicated to Children's Miracle Network
  • Meredith Semon - Allegheny College (Sophomore) - West Newton, PA -Lyrical Dance - "Adagio"
  • Courtney Elizabeth Thomas - Shippensburg University (Freshman) - Sigel, PA - Violin - "Orange Blossom Special with a Techno Twist"
  • Anna Marie Welsh - Clarion University of Pennsylvania (Junior) - Brookville, PA - Vocal - "A New Life"


"Teen" Contestants Competing for the Titles of Miss Central Pennsylvania Outstanding Teen and Miss Greater Juniata Valley Outstanding Teen

NAME - GRADE - AGE - TALENT

  • Erica Bristor - Grade 10 - Age 16 - Acrobat Routine - "Kiss of the Spiderwoman"
  • Diane Huber - Grade - Age 16 - Vocal - "A Lovely Evening"
  • Elissa McCracken - Grade 10 - Age 16 - Ballet Dance en Pointe - "Sparkling Diamonds"
  • Hannah Timm - Grade 10 - Age 16 - Vocal/Tap Dance - "I Want to be a Rockette"

 

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