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Miss Warner Robins and Miss International City crowned

Queens crowned Friday night were, from left, Miss International City’s Outstanding Teen Annie Swan, Miss International City Sarah DeLoach, Miss Warner Robins Lyndsay Richardson and Miss Warner Robins’ Outstanding Teen Keerti Soundappan.
Queens crowned Friday night were, from left, Miss International City’s Outstanding Teen Annie Swan, Miss International City Sarah DeLoach, Miss Warner Robins Lyndsay Richardson and Miss Warner Robins’ Outstanding Teen Keerti Soundappan. Special to The Sun News

The 2016 Miss Warner Robins and Miss International City pageant crowned a new crop of queens Friday night at the Homer J. Walker Civic Center.

Jim Elliott, Warner Robins’ city attorney, and Bobbie Eakes, an Emmy-nominated actress and double platinum recording artist, emceed the pageant. Both are graduates of Warner Robins High School.

In the Miss International City’s Outstanding Teen portion of the pageant, Annie Swan was crowned Miss International City’s Outstanding Teen and also won the Talent award. First runner-up was Alaylia Wakins, second runner-up was Kassie Todd and third runner-up was Anamae Hirschmann, who also won the Lifestyle and Fitness award.

In the Miss Warner Robins’ Outstanding Teen portion of the pageant, Keerti Soundappan was crowned Miss Warner Robins’ Outstanding Teen and also won the Talent award. First runner-up was Kandice Lumpkin, who also won the Lifestyle and Fitness award. Second runner-up was Mary Grace Moore.

Sarah DeLoach was crowned Miss International City, also winning the Lifestyle and Fitness award. First runner-up was Rosa Campos, who also won the Talent award. Second runner-up was Destiny Lerant.

Lyndsay Richardson was crowned Miss Warner Robins and also won the Talent award. First runner-up was Darlyn Davis, second runner-up was Allie Griffis and third runner-up was JoyNaya Foster. Michaela Heide won the Lifestyle and Fitness award.

A special presentation, the Spirit of Warner Robins award, was given to Lyndsay Richardson.

Other highlights of the evening included performances by Kelsey Hollis, who was recently crowned Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen, and the introduction of 30 former Miss Warner Robins and Miss International City title holders.

On hand was former Miss Warner Robins Ruth Butler George. George represented the city in the 1946 Miss Georgia pageant as the first Miss Warner Robins eligible for the Miss America title.

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