Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Miss Ohio 2009: Buckeyes Flight

Wednesday: Talent: Erica Gelhaus, winner
Thursday: Swimsuit: Becky Minger, winner
Friday: Evening Gown and Onstage Question

#1. Miss Fallen Timbers, Becky Minger

Education: Bowling Green/Communications
Talent: vocal "I was Born to Love You"

from a new musical by Frank Wildhorn

rm: Building self-esteem through Discovering Y.O.U.
Pageant Past:
1st RU in '06, competed in '07, 1st RU in '08, prelim Swimsuit winner

#2. Miss West Central Ohio, Victoria Miller

Education: Baruch College/
Broadcast Journalism
Talent: tap dance "Man with a Hex"
Platform: Skin Cancer Awareness
Pageant Past:
competed in '08, non-finalist Talent & highest scored dancer awards

#3. Miss Cuyahoga County,
Whitney Sue Fricke

Education: Saint Mary's College/Theatre & Communication
Talent: vocal "Forget About the Boy"

from the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie
Platform: Loving yourself from the inside out: educating young girls on true beauty
Pageant Past: first time Miss Ohio contestant

#4. Miss Bay Village, Emily Pheils

Education: Bowling Green/Pop Culture & Marketing
Talent: vocal "Lost In Your Eyes"
popularized by Debb
y Gibson
Platform: Dove Campaign for Real Beauty

Pageant Past:
first time Miss Ohio contestant

#5. Miss Mansfield, Nanciann Strosnider

Education: Mississippi State/Meteorology
Talent: vocal "Happy days are here again"

originally used in the film Chasing Rainbows

Platform: Recon
necting the Missing Link
Pageant Past: 4th RU in '05, Top 10 in '06, 4th RU in '07, Top 12 in '08, prelim Talent winner

#6. Miss Ohio River, Heather Wells

Kent State/Broadcast Journalism & Mass Communication
lyrical dance "Via Dolorosa"
Platform: Groomed 4 Success

Pageant Past:
competed in '08

#7. Miss Clayland, Erica Gelhaus

Education: Otterbien College/Vocal Performance
Talent: opera "So
andhio La virtu Magica"
Platform: Turning the page for Children's Literacy

Pageant Past:
1st RU in '07 and 2nd RU in '08, prelim Talent winner

#8. Miss Greater Cleveland,
Jessica Barrett

Miami University/Microbiology
Talent: vocal "I enjoy being a girl"
from the musical Flower Drum Song
Platform: The Importance of Organ Donation
Pageant Past: competed in '07 and '08, non-finalist Talent winner

1 comment:

  1. Erica Gelhaus: National Sweetheart Winner in '07
    (from Nancy Mabrey)


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