Irish Junoir Miss Pageant This Sunday
There will be a full afternoon of talent at the Irish Junior Miss Pageant this Sunday afternoon. Young ladies will dance and sing their way into the hearts of judges, hoping to earn the crown for Little Miss Shamrock, Little Lassie and Irish Miss.
The 2009 Irish Junior Miss Pageant is Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m. at Corrigan Hall in Emmetsburg.
Girls in the Little Miss Shamrock division are between the ages of five and seven years. This years contestants are:
Kaydence Albrant of Emmetsburg, the daughter of Justin and Nicole Albrant. Kaydence will recite the poem titled “My Mamma” for the talent portion.
Lindsay Carter of Emmetsburg is the daughter of Joe and Lisa Carter. Lindsay’s talent will be a Jazz Dance Routine to“Fabulous.”
Jade Garman of Whittemore is the daughter of Brian and Linda Garman. Jade will be singing “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” in the talent portion of the program.
Riley Shryock of Estherville is the daughter of Teresa Shryock and Jason Shryock. Riley’s talent is a Jazz Dance Routine to “Under the Sea.”
Ashley Tripp of Ayrshire is the daughter of Patrick and Amanda Tripp. Ashley will sing “I’m a Little Shamrock” in the talent program.
Little Lassie contestants are between the ages 8 and 11 years . Contestants are:
Cheyanne Dallmann of Estherville will tap dance to “Shake Your Tail Feathers.” She is the daughter of Gary and Marcia Dallmann.
Kiersten Duhn of Emmetsburg will play the guitar and sing “Suds in the Bucket.” Kiersten is the daughter of Marsha Duhn.
Helena Fantz of Emmetsburg will be singing “Interplanet Janet.” She is the daughter of Joel and Mina Fantz.
Allison Freeman of Emmetsburg will be singing “A La Nanita Nana” for the talent portion of the pageant. She is the daughter of Kort and Sheri Freeman.
Madelynn Gehrt of Mallard will play a piano solo, “Canon in D.” Madelynn is the daughter of Mike and Kim Gehrt.
Shaylee Horst of Ruthven will perform a Jazz/Tap Dance to the music “Macnamaras Band.” She is the daughter of Shona and Chris Horst.
Kayla Joyce of Emmetsburg will sing a vocal solo, “Do You Believe in Magic.” Kayla is the daughter of Pat and Tina Joyce.
Lauren Lago of Estherville will sing “The Rose” for the talent portion of the program. She is the daughter of Doug and Marci Lago.
Erin Poeppe of Emmetsburg will perform a Jazz Dance routine to the music “Locomotion.” Erin is the daughter of Mike and Mandy Poeppe.
Hannah VanHeuvelen of Emmetsburg will sing “Glorious” for the talent program. She is the daughter of Dave and Laura VanHeuvelen.
Contestants in the Irish Miss Pageant are between the ages 12 and 16 years. Contestants are:
Hannah Bird of Emmetsburg, daughter of Rick and Julie Bird. Hannah will sing “The Spirit of Robert Emmet” for the talent portion of the program.
Brittany Bortvit of Estherville, daughter of Darryl and Sheila Bortvit.Brittany will sing “God Bless the Broken Road” for the pageant.
Shelby Brindley is Emmetsburg is the daughter of Shelly and Mick Tonderum. Shelby will sing “Best Day.”
Kendall Deitering of Emmetsburg is the daughter of Brian and SueAnne Deitering. Shelby will perform a Tap Dance routine to “Mr. Pinstripe Suit.”
Kayla Evans of Estherville is the daughter of Doug and Sue Evans. Kayla will perform a Clog Dance to the music “The Shake.”
Caroline Fantz of Emmetsburg is the daughter of Joel and Mina Fantz. For the talent portion of the program, Caroline will sing “I’ve Got the Sun in the Morning.”
Casey Henricksen of Spencer is the daughter of Sharon Henricksen. Casey will be singing “Mamma Mia” for her talent.
Katie Kustra of Carroll is the daughter of Greg and Luanne Kustra. For the talent portion, Katie will sing “The Prayer.”
Casey Sievert of Estherville is the daughter of Jeff and Jen Sievert. Casey will sing “Probably Wouldn’t Be This Way” for the talent program.
Jenna Wolfe of Emmetsburg is the daughter of Jesse and Janice Wolfe. For the talent portion of the pageant, Jenna will sing “One Hundred Years.”
The audience will have a special treat. Last year’s queens will be performing at the pageant.
2008 Little Miss Shamrock Anna Brennan of Emmetsburg will sing “When Irish Eyes are Smiling.” Anna is the daughter of Rick and Diane Brennan.
2008 Little Lassie Natalie Ruiz of Emmetsburg will sing “My Heart Will Go On.” Natalie is the daughter of Gerard and Kristen Ruiz.
2008 Irish Miss Paige Naig of Emmetsburg will sing “The Best of Friends.” Paige is the daughter of Jeff and Tammy Naig.