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Kitsap women take honors at pageant

The Kitsap Krew checking in at the ANTSO Pageant are Rebecca Darrow, Miss Washington National Teenager; Emily Rider, Miss Washington Junior Sweetheart; Holly Wasson, Miss Washington Senior Sweetheart; Leah VanLieshout, Miss Evergreen Senior Sweetheart; and Kaitlyn Gervais, Miss Washington ANTSO Miss. - Contributed photo
The Kitsap Krew checking in at the ANTSO Pageant are Rebecca Darrow, Miss Washington National Teenager; Emily Rider, Miss Washington Junior Sweetheart; Holly Wasson, Miss Washington Senior Sweetheart; Leah VanLieshout, Miss Evergreen Senior Sweetheart; and Kaitlyn Gervais, Miss Washington ANTSO Miss.
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Local pageant contestants, “The Kitsap Krew” have returned from San Antonio and the America’s National Teenager Scholarship Organization Pageants.

Holly Wasson, Miss Washington Senior Sweetheart, placed as first runner-up for the national title and was named the ANTSO National Ambassador for her exemplary work with the Boys & Girls Club. She also participated in the optional competitions where she was first runner-up in the Talent Competition and won the speech and state costume competition.

Kaitlyn Gervais, Miss Washington ANTSO Miss, was named the third runner-up for the national title and won the talent optional for her age division.

Rebecca Darrow, Miss Washington National Teenager, was given the highest score during the optional show for her ballet dance to “The Pirate’s of the Caribbean.” She was invited to dance during the final show.

Leah VanLieshout, Miss Evergreen Senior Sweetheart, participated in the photogenic optional.  Emily Rider, Miss Washington Junior Sweetheart, was named Miss Congeniality by the rest of the Junior Sweetheart Contestants.

 

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