Originally from Newark, Katie Camp studies Business Marketing at Wright State University and is a member of Alpha Xi Delta. She often performs the tap routine “Sandman” and she advocates Mentoring Through the Arts. Katie has placed consistently in past pageants, specifically this season she was First Runner-up at Miss Miami Valley. With the title Miss Portsmouth she will be competing at Miss Ohio for the first time.
The new Miss Scioto Valley, Megan Wombacker is also headed to Mansfield for a first time, after persevering through four previous local pageants this season. She is an Accounting major and Marketing and Management minor at Kent State University. A native of Hermitage Pennsylvania, she performs a tap routine to the pop song "Black Horse and a Cherry Tree" and her platform is “Giving Voice to Vision.” Be sure to check out Megan's Blog for a great account of the winning moment.
Katie and Megan have competed tirelessly at locals and I am so excited to finally see both of them heading to Miss Ohio!
First Runner-up Emily Cousino is a vocalist who advocates Heart Start Education. She studies Art Therapy and Business and Computer Systems at Lourdes College. This year at Miss Ohio as Miss Mansfield she won the Non-finalist Interview award.
The non-finalists were Melissa Nicole Stevens, Adriane Eastman, Ceci Purtee, Amber Bussa and Carrie Lewis.
Ashley Miller, Miss Portsmouth’s Outstanding Teen went on to become Miss Ohio’s Outstanding Teen and represent the state at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen in Orlando. She crowned not only one, but two new teens Saturday night. Kara Beth Wagner is Miss Portsmouth’s new Outstanding Teen and Kari Boles was crowned Miss Scioto Valley’s Outstanding Teen. Amber Miller (Ashley’s sister) was named First Runner-up.
The remaining Teen contestants were Hannah Pack, Megan Willis, Emilee Lowe and Shelby Willis.
Several former titleholders attended to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the pageant!