2017 Contestants and Winners

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Miss Clatsop County &
Miss Clatsop County’s Outstanding Teen

March 11, 2017  ·  Seaside, Oregon

Our local program is the official preliminary to the Miss Oregon & Miss Oregon's Outstanding Teen Pageant.


2017 Miss Contestants


Anna Kaim
Portland State University

Hayleihe Bell
Clatsop Community College

Kayla Worwood
Astoria High School Graduate

Hannah Garhofer
Northwest Christian University

2017 Teen Contestants

Libby Olsen
Libby Olsen
Astoria High School
Annie Stafford
Annie Stafford
Seaside High School
Viola Soprano
Viola Soprano
Seaside High School
Nicole Ramsdell
Nicole Ramsdell
Astoria High School
Riley Mitchell
Riley Mitchell
Warrenton High School
Annabelle Long
Annabelle Long
Broadway Middle School
Shelbylee Rhodes
Shelbylee Rhodes
Seaside High School
Lilly Booth
Lilly Booth
Clatskanie Middle School
Hallie Mossman
Hallie Mossman
Warrenton High School
Peyton Sims
Peyton Sims
Broadway Middle School
Kennedi Workman
Kennedi Workman
Scappoose High School

• Receive Scholarship Money for School •
• Gain Interview & Public Speaking Skills •
• Become a Spokesperson for your Favorite Cause •
• Enhance Professional & Educational Goals •

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This assistance is not just for the handful of women who become Miss America, but is available to the
over 12,000 young women who compete in the state and local preliminaries each year.

Miss Oregon
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Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program
Celebrating over 65 years of pageantry in Clatsop County

Last year we made available nearly $8000 in cash scholarships to our local contestants.
Open to women ages 13 to 24—NO ENTRY FEE
Princess Program—Open to girls ages 6 to 12—$50 participation fee

Interested in participating?
Download application & mail to: MCCSP, PO Box 1387, Cannon Beach, OR, 97110

2017 deadline to enter December 1, 2016

3 Orientations (new contestants must sign up to attend one)
exact time and locations TBD
Sunday 11/6/16 Gearhart · Saturday 11/19/15 Pacific City · Sunday 11/27/15 Astoria

Among other requirements contestants must live, work or go to school
within Clatsop, Tillamook, or Columbia County.

If selected will be asked to make appearances throughout the area
and compete at Miss Oregon competition in Seaside in June.

Applications and forms can be found under the Contestants menu at the top of the page.

For more information about becoming a contestant in the Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program,
please call 503.717.3501 or email director@missclatsopcounty.org



Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program

The Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program is a nonprofit volunteer-based organization that prides itself on empowering women in Clatsop, Tillamook and Columbia Counties to achieve their personal and professional goals, while providing a forum in which to express their opinions, talent, and intelligence. Participants receive scholarship money, gain interview and public speaking skills, and have the opportunity to speak on behalf of their favorite cause while enhancing personal and professional goals.

The Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program is a preliminary to the Miss Oregon Scholarship Program and Miss America and is open to women ages 13 to 24.

The Miss America Organization is one of the nation's leading achievement programs and the world's largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women. Last year, the Miss America Organization and its state and local organizations made available more than $45 million in cash and scholarship assistance. This assistance is not just for the handful of young women who become Miss America, but is available to the over 12,000 young women who compete in the state and local competitions as well.


2015 Titleholders

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2015 Titleholders


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2013 Pageant Gallery


Press Releases

Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program
Press Release
February 3, 2013


About 450 people watched as four local young women were crowned Miss Clatsop County 2013, Miss North Coast 2013 Miss Clatsop County’s Outstanding Teen 2013, and Miss North Coast’s Outstanding Teen 2013 last Saturday night at the Seaside Convention Center where nearly $6600 in scholarships were awarded.

17-year-old Alexis Mather of Astoria walked away with $1425 in scholarships after sweeping the preliminary awards and being named Miss Clatsop County 2013. She performed an operatic vocal performance, “Queen of the Night” from the Magic Flute and will move on to represent Clatsop County at the Miss Oregon pageant in Seaside this summer. Alexis held a teen title in 2011 and also won the Platform Presentation Award from her speech at the benefit dinner the night before speaking about her platform “Be a Mentor your Way”. She is a senior at Astoria High School and received an additional $375 for selling support ads making her total scholarship earned $1800.

Crowned Miss North Coast 2013 was 18 year old Julieanna Carr who will be graduating from Astoria High School this June. She received a $1025 scholarship and will join Alexis on the State stage. Her platform is Child Abuse Awareness and she performed a dance to “Country Girl Shake it for Me”.

Winning the Miss Clatsop County’s Outstanding Teen 2013 title was 16-year-old Hannah Garhofer of Seaside. Hannah will receive a total of $775 after winning the Interview, Fitness and Evening Wear preliminary awards and a selling a support ad from B Boutique in Seaside. The win qualifies her to pursue the title of Miss Oregon’s Outstanding Teen. Her platform is “Celiac Disease Awareness” and for her talent Hannah did an acro-dance.

Named Miss North Coast’s Outstanding Teen 2013 and moving forward to compete at the State level as well was Ashley Allen, a 16-year-old student at Tillamook High School. She will receive $425 towards her college education for her efforts. Her platform is “Habitat for Humanity” and she performed a dance to “Diamonds” by Rihanna.

Runner up in the Miss division was Seaside High School senior Lorraine Basch receiving a $525 in scholarships. Representing the teens as runner up and receiving $225 was Hayliehe Bell, a 14 year old freshman at Seaside High School who won the Teen Talent Preliminary award for an additional $50 scholarship.

All non-finalists received a $125 scholarship. Named Miss Congeniality was Julieanna Carr for the misses and Ashley Allen for the teens. Each contestant had the opportunity to increase their individual scholarship by selling ads. Adding to their participation scholarship were Alexandra Habecker and Riley Sturgell with $375 and $325 respectively.

By random draw 10-year-old Annabelle Long of Seaside was selected as the official Miss Clatsop County Princess for the year and will accompany Miss Clatsop County 2013 Alexis Mather on stage at Miss Oregon and at several events throughout the year.

The Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program awarded over $5200 in scholarships thanks in part to corporate sponsors Seaside Kiwanis, Seaside Factory Outlet Mall, Lazerquick, Restaurant Development Company of America, Bank of Astoria, & Les Schwab Tires. Scholarships were enhanced this year due in large part to a very successful Fashion Auction held during the annual benefit dinner the night before at The Loft at the Red Building which raised an additional $2000 for the general scholarship fund. Dinner was provided by John Newman, Chef / Owner Newmans at 988 and FISHES Sushi and Japanese Cuisine in Cannon Beach.

Also on stage Saturday night were outgoing 2012 titleholders, Sydney Dufka, Giselle Pincetich and Hannah Bacon and Nichole Mead, Miss Oregon 2012. The Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program is an official preliminary to the Miss Oregon and Miss America Organization, a non-profit corporation established solely to provide contestants with the opportunity to enhance their professional and education goals, and to achieve those pursuits with the assistance of monetary grants and awards.

For more information, please contact Sandy Newman, Director, Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program at 503.717.3501 or visit www.missclatsopcounty.org.
Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program
Press Release
February 1, 2015


Over 500 people watched as four local young women took home pageant titles advancing them to the State competition in June.

19-year-old Alexis Mather of Astoria swept the awards in interview, fitness, talent and eveningwear on her way to being named Miss Clatsop County 2015 as well as receiving the Service Above Self Award for Miss contestants. She walked away with $1525 in scholarships. Her platform is Mentoring and she performed an operatic vocal to “Nessun Dorma” from Giacomo Puccini’s Opera Turandot. Alexis is a graduate of Astoria High School and attends Clatsop Community College. She previously held the same title in 2013.

Crowned Miss North Coast 2015 was 18 year old Hannah Garhofer of Seaside. Hannah’s platform is Celiac Disease Awareness and she performed an energetic Tap Dance routine to “Blame it on the Boogie” by Michael Jackson. She also split the Platform Presentation Speech award with 1st runner up 20-year-old Abi Anderson of Seaside who received a total of $575 in scholarships. Hannah is a senior at Seaside High School and received a total of $1075 in scholarships. Hannah previously was Miss Clatsop County’s Outstanding Teen 2013.

Both Alexis and Hannah can also take advantage of Oregon Institute of Technology’s generous offer of a $2000 year for 4-years tuition scholarship which was made possible by the school in part to extend STEM educational opportunities to the women in our county.

Winning the Miss Clatsop County’s Outstanding Teen 2015 title was 13-year-old Libby Olsen, a 7th grader at Broadway Middle School. Libby will receive a total of $625 after winning the overall Teen Fitness, Talent and Eveningwear Competitions. Libby did a Jazz-Acro dance to “My Name in Lights”. Her platform is Supporting Local Animal Shelters. Libby is the youngest ever contestant to be named Miss Clatsop County’s Outstanding Teen since the pageant began in 2004.

16-year-old Hayliehe Bell of Seaside won the Teen Interview Competition as well as being named Miss North Coast’s Outstanding Teen. She sang Carrie Underwood’s country hit “Jesus Take the Wheel” and her platform is Sing to Feed. Hayliehe is a junior at Seaside High School. She also won the Teen community service award ringing her scholarship total to $625.

The win qualifies both girls to pursue the title of Miss Oregon’s Outstanding Teen as well as receiving $500 ACP Tuition Scholarship from OIT.

Runner up in the Teen division was 16 year old Seaside High School junior Anna Kaim who will receive a $275 scholarship.

All non-finalists will receive $125 for their individual scholarship fund making the total amount of scholarship awarded on Saturday night $6450.

By random draw 8 year old Halle Moore of Warrenton was selected as Miss Clatsop County’s Princess and 8 year old Amara Ames of Warrenton was named Miss North Coast’s Princess. Each will accompany their respective Miss titleholders on stage at Miss Oregon and at several events throughout the year.

Also on stage Saturday night were outgoing local 2014 titleholders, Jessica Humble, Haylie Moon and Olivia Colburn and Miss Oregon 2014 Rebecca Anderson. Co-emcees for the evening were Miss Oregon 2007 Kari Virding Christianson and her husband Eric.

The Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program is an official preliminary to the Miss Oregon and Miss America Organization, a non-profit corporation established solely to provide contestants with the opportunity to enhance their professional and education goals, and to achieve those pursuits with the assistance of monetary grants and awards.

Named Miss Congeniality was Hannah Garhofer and Teen Congeniality Samantha Wozniak.

The Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program is supported in part by corporate sponsors Seaside Kiwanis, Seaside Factory Outlet Mall, Lazerquick, Restaurant Development Company of America, Columbia Bank, & Les Schwab Tires.
Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program
Press Release
February 21, 2016


About 600 people watched as five local young women were crowned Miss Clatsop County 2016, Miss North Coast 2016, Miss Clatsop County’s Outstanding Teen 2016, Miss North Coast’s Outstanding Teen, and Miss Columbia-Pacific Outstanding Teen Saturday night at the Seaside Convention Center where at least $6625 in scholarships was awarded.

17-year-old Ryen Buys of Seaside walked away with $1025 in scholarships being named Miss Clatsop County 2016 and winning the Platform Presentation Award from her speech at the benefit dinner the night before speaking about her platform “Shriner’s Hospital for Children – The Importance of Diagnosing Scoliosis”. She performed an energetic cheer routine for her talent. Ryen is a Senior at Seaside High School.

Crowned Miss North Coast 2016 was 21-year-old Tess Rund who also won the overall Miss Talent award with a jazz dance to “Fire” by Jesse J, the Miss Fitness Award, Miss Eveningwear, The Miss Service Above Self Award and the Miss Marketing Award. Tess’s platform is “The Ideal Body is Your Own”. She received a total of $1525 in scholarships for her efforts and will join Ryen on the State stage later this year. Tess is a Junior at University of Oregon and an Astoria High School graduate.

Named Runner-Up in the Miss division was Haylie Moon of Cannon Beach who also won the Miss Overall Interview award. She will receive $625 Haylie is a 20-year-old sophomore at University of Portland.

Winning the Miss Clatsop County’s Outstanding Teen 2016 title was 13-year-old Caitlin Hillman of Gearhart. Caitlin will receive a total of $550 after also winning overall Teen Fitness. Caitlin performed a Lyrical Dance to “Every Heart” by Sara Haze and her platform is “Dance Movement Toward a Better Health”. She attends Broadway Middle School.

Miss North Coast’s Outstanding Teen title went to 14-year-old Nikkole Sasso of Astoria. She did a Lyrical Dance to “Your Song” by Ellie Goulding and her platform is the “Astoria Wishing Tree Program” Nikkole also won the Teen Service Above Self award and will receive $575 in Scholarships towards her college education.

From Columbia County, Taryn Miller was crowned Miss Columbia-Pacific’s Outstanding Teen and was awarded the overall Teen Interview award bringing her scholarship total to $575. Taryn is a 13-year-old student at Scappoose Middle School. Her platform is “Lupus – Raising Awareness” and she performed a Lyrical Dance to “Sissy’s Song” by Alan Jackson.

13-year-old Isabella Clement of Astoria was named Teen runner-up and Overall Teen Eveningwear Winner. She attends Astoria Middle School and qualifies for $325 in Scholarships.

15-year-old Viola Soprano of Seaside won the Overall Teen Talent award for $50 for her jump rope routine to “Good to be Alive” by Andy Grammer which will be added to her participation Award Scholarship of 125 and 14-year-old Emma Graham of Astoria was selected as the $100 Teen Marketing Winner giving her a total of $225 in Scholarships for the weekend.

The remaining 11 contestant will receive a minimum of $125 as non-finalists.

By random draw 9 year old Savanna Pedraza of Hammond was selected as Miss North Coast’s Princess and 9 year old Alissa Betts of Seaside was named Miss Clatsop County’s Princess. Each will accompany their respective Miss titleholders on stage at Miss Oregon and at several events throughout the year.

Also on stage Saturday night were outgoing 2015 titleholders, Alexis Mather, Hannah Garhofer, Libby Olsen, and Hayliehe Bell as well as guest co-emcees Miss Oregon 2007 Kari Virding Christianson and her husband Eric. The Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program is an official preliminary to the Miss Oregon and Miss America Organization, a non-profit corporation established solely to provide contestants with the opportunity to enhance their professional and education goals, and to achieve those pursuits with the assistance of monetary grants and awards.

Named Miss Congeniality was Anna Kaim and Teen Congeniality Taryn Miller.

The Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program is supported in part by corporate sponsors Seaside Kiwanis, Seaside Factory Outlet Mall, Lazerquick, Restaurant Development Company of America, Columbia Bank, & Les Schwab Tires.

For more information, please contact Sandy Newman, Director, Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program at 503.717.3501 or visit HYPERLINK "http://www.missclatsopcounty.org" www.missclatsopcounty.org.

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