Senior crowned Miss Warner Robins High School

January 29, 2014 

Emily Wallace, center, was crowned Miss Warner Robins High School on Saturday. Runners-up, from left, are Carrensha Shipp, Caroline Rowland, Cayton Pope and Allianna Malloy.

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Emily Wallace was crowned Miss Warner Robins High School on Saturday in the annual scholarship pageant in the school’s Performing Arts Center.

Wallace, a member of the Beta Club, Math Club and Science Club, is vice president of the senior class. She is a competitive dancer with Dance Dynamics. She plans on attending DePaul University in Chicago next year.

She had participated in other pageants before but never the Miss Warner Robins High School pageant.

“I thought it was my senior year, and that it would make a great memory,” Wallace said of participating in the school pageant this year. “I wanted to do one last pageant for my mom before college.”

Wallace also won preliminaries in evening gown, talent, interview and was given an academic award for having the highest GPA among the contestants.

She said she made a lot of great memories and met a lot of girls at the pageant. Miss WRHS is important to Wallace for two reasons.

“I think it is very important to show positive leadership skills. I don’t only get to represent Warner Robins High School, but I get to be an ambassador for the school as well,” she said.

Also at the pageant, first runner-up was Allianna Malloy, who also was first runner-up in the talent preliminary; second runner-up was Caroline Rowland, who also won the signature page preliminary; third runner up was Cayton Pope and fourth runner-up was Carrensha Shipp.

The People’s Choice winner was Breanna O’Neal, and Miss Congeniality was Erin Buehring.

Senior class president Carmen Foskey emceed the show, which featured the theme “Believe.” Miss Warner Robins High School 1989 Tonya Holcomb provided special entertainment as did pageant choreographer Logan Kemper.

Contact Alline Kent at 478-396-2467 or allinekent@cox.net.

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