The 2003 Miss Central Pennsylvania Scholarship Pageant, "Soak Up the Sun," Was Held on Saturday, February 22, 2003 at the Lewistown Area High School
Mistress of Ceremonies
Miss Pennsylvania 1994 - 1995
Master of Ceremonies
Miss Pennsylvania 1994 - 1995
2003 Miss Central Pennsylvania/Miss Greater Juniata Valley Results
MISS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA - LINSEY LESKA
MISS GREATER JUNIATA VALLEY - ALISON IRWIN
First Runner-Up - Dana Anderson
Second Runner-Up - Linda Luong
Jacqui Yanoshik Memorial Interview Award - Alison Irwin
Special Evening Wear Award - Lena Galicki
Shannon Lloyd Memorial Dance Award - Amy Anderson
Swimsuit Award - Alison Irwin
Non-Finalist Interview Award - Laura King
Non-Finalist Talent Award - Amy Anderson
Encouragement Award - Amy Anderson
We are Proud to Announce Our
Scholarships and Awards
Thanks to all our Award
Contributors! You will all be
listed on our Scholarships and Awards
Pages Following the Pageant.
Photos Courtesy of Dennis Baker, Matt Stricker
and Brooke Ernest of the Lewistown Sentinel
2003 Miss Central Pennsylvania/Miss Greater Juniata Valley Contestants
NAME - EDUCATION - HOMETOWN - TALENT - PLATFORM
Click on the Contestant Name for a Photo and Additional Information
- Amy Elizabeth Anderson - The Pennsylvania State University (Freshman) - Northampton, PA - Pointe Dance - "Ribbons for Robbie:
Domestic Violence Awareness"
- Dana J. Anderson - The Pennsylvania State University-DuBois Campus (Sophomore) - Kersey, PA - Lyrical Dance -"Character Education"
- Darcie Faye Bell - University of Pittsburgh (Senior) - East Brady, PA - Vocal - "The Need for the Sequential Study of Music in Pennsylvania's Public Schools"
- Kristen Buben - The Pennsylvania State University (Junior) - Cairnbrook, PA - Piano - "Promoting Children's Literacy"
- Aimee Elizabeth Cassel - Shippensburg University (Freshman) - Palmyra, PA - Baton - "Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America Youth Mentoring Program: Strengthening the Future of our Children"
- Heather Rose Chapman - Allegheny College (Graduate) - Conneautville, PA - Lyrical Dance - "Juvenile Diabetes Education"
- Heather Chernich - Lebanon Area High School (Senior) - Lebanon, PA - Baton - "American Cancer Society"
- Lena Galicki - Lock Haven University (Junior) - Mocanaqua, PA - Tap Dance - "Helping Our Children Suceed with After-School Programs"
- Rachel Henry - West Virginia University (Freshman) - Hanover, PA - Vocal - "Literacy for the Growth and Development of Our Youth"
- Alison Kemerer Irwin - University of Pittsburgh (Graduate) - Meadville, PA - Lyrical Dance - "Hands United Against Domestic Violence"
- Laura Celeste King - Clarion University of Pennsylvania (Senior) - East Brady, PA - Jazz Vocal - "Community Service Awareness"
- Linsey Leska - California University of Pennsylvania (Junior) - Belle Vernon, PA - Operatic Vocal - "Promoting Positive Self-Esteem, Community Involvement and Volunteerism to Young Women"
- Amy Liszka - The Pennsylvania State University-Altoona Campus (Junior) - Altoona, PA - Ballet Dance - "Toxic Waste Disposal"
- Linda H. Luong - Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (Graduate) - Bethlehem, PA - Vocal - "Promoting Awareness Among Youths About STD's and HIV/AIDS"
- MiaLisa McFarland - Cedar Crest College (Graduate) - Canadensis, PA - Vocal - "Multicultural Education"
- Erin Kelly Pearce - DeSales University (Sophomore) - Hellertown, PA - Acrobatic Jazz Dance - "FACE It: Showing the World the Inner You"
- Beth Peters - Cedar Crest College (Graduate) - Tatamy, PA - Vocal - "Rape Prevention, Awareness and Education"
- Jana D. Sandel - Milton Area Senior High School (Graduate) - Montandon, PA - Signing - "Today's Children Need Hope"
- J. S. - Bryn Mawr College (Sophomore) - Burnham, PA - Flute - "Empowering Youth Through Volunteerism"