Jessica Meyer wins Junior Miss
By LORI POTEET
Jessica Meyer of Crawfordsville, who plans on attending the University of Notre Dame in the fall, was named 2007 Montgomery Junior Miss Sunday afternoon at
Besides earning a $1,000 scholarship for winning, the daughter of Joyce and John Meyer also took home many other honors Sunday. She also was named the scholastic winner, the fitness winner, talent winner and the interview winner. Her scholarship earnings totaled $2,600.
"Being a part of Junior Miss was definitely a rewarding experience for me," Meyer said. "I will always remember spending all the time with the girls that were in the contest and the friends that I have made. Meyer said," I’m looking forward to the state contest. I will be working even more on my interviewing skills and trying to polish my talent some more for the state competition."
According to Meyer, the fitness routine was the most challenging part of the program. "Trying to memorize all the moves and do them well was difficult," she laughed. "Walking in high heals is always a challenge for me so I found that a bit difficult at times, too."
Meyer will represent
First runner-up went to Crawfordsville’s Natalie Davis, daughter of Keith and Nancy Davis. She received a $750 scholarship as well as a $100 scholarship for the "Be Your Best Self Award" winner and a $100 scholarship for being the interview runner-up.
Crawfordsville’ Kaylyn Keedy was named second runner-up. She earned a $400 scholarship and was runner-up in the fitness and talent areas of the contest for an additional $400 scholarship. Keedy is the daughter of Thomas and Sharon Keedy and plans to attend
Other winners included:
• North Montgomery’s Lauren Stamper, winning the Spirit Award and also "Self Expression" runner-up.
• Anastasia Yesnik of Crawfordsville scholastic award runner-up.
• Daniell Williams of Crawfordsville won the "Self Expression" award.