SIERA UPDIKE IS CROWNED THE FIRST MISS KIWANIS BALLOON FEST

Miss Kiwanis Balloon Fest
Siera Updike
23
Vocal – “Home”

Platform:  Teen Dating Violence Awareness:  I am not a victim,
                    I am a survivor
Runner-up

Sophia Padgett (ventriloquism)

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MADELINE MAY IS MISS HOOSIER HEARTLAND AND MEG EDWARDS IS MISS HOOSIER HEARTLAND’S OUTSTANDING TEEN. KAITLIN SCHLEIS IS MISS CARDINAL AND SKYELAR WINNER IS MISS CARDINAL’S OUTSTANDING TEEN

Miss Hoosier Heartland
Madeline May
21
Ball State University
Piano – “Moonlight Sonata”
Platform:  Preventing College Costs Through Dual Credits
Miss Cardinal
Kaitlyn Schleis

19

Purdue University
Baton – “Explosive”
Platform:  Be “Spectacl”ular – Recycle Eye Glasses
Runners-up
Allison Barker (opera)
Lyndsea Burke (opera)
Haely Studebaker (aerial silks)
Sophia Padgett (ventriloquism)
Miss Hoosier Heartland’s Outstanding Teen
Meg Edwards

15

Floyd Central High School
Vocal -“True Colors”
Platform:  Meg’s Mirror Message
Miss Cardinal’s Outstanding Teen
Skyelar Winner
17
Kokomo High School
Lyrical Dance – “Amazing Grace”
Platform:  Second Chance to Dance
Runners-up
Kierra Hilts (theater dance)
Bella Harrison (piano)
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A’NIYAH BIRDSONG IS MISS INDIANA UNIVERSITY

Miss Indiana University
A’Niyah Birdsong

21

Sassy Science – “Just Fine”
Platform:  STEM Outreach:  Overcoming Stereotypes
    Gender Biases

 

Runners-up
Julia Zhu (piano)
Michelle Adeniyi  (vocal)
Interview Award – A’Niyah Birdsong
Talent Award – Julia Zhu
Congeniality – Kirsten Brittingham
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JUSTUS COLEMAN IS THE NEW MISS COLLEGIATE SOUTH AND DELANEY MAZZA IS THE NEW MISS COLLEGIATE SOUTH’S OUTSTANDING TEEN

Miss Collegiate South
Justus Coleman
21
Indiana University
Speed Painting – “Fight Song”
Platform:  Support and Sisterhood Among Women

Runners-up

Brittany Young (public speaking)

Lyndsea Burke (vocal)
Jocelyn Schlegel (gymnastics dance)

 

Miss Collegiate South’s Outstanding Teen
Delaney Mazza
16
Floyd Central High School
Gymnastics Dance – “Hallellujah”
Platform:  Living with Anxiety

 

Runners-up
Caroline Murray (lyrical dance)
Kierra Hilts (theater dance)
Jada James (jazz dance)
Meg Edwards (vocal)
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ANDREA KLINE WINS MISS ELKHART; BRANDI WALK WINS MISS ELKHART’S OUTSTANDING TEEN

Miss Elkhart County
Andrea Kline
19
Vocal – “Something’s Got a Hold on Me”
Platform:  Love Your Body;  Beauty Doesn’t Have to Hurt

 

Runners-up
Samantha Shank (sign language)
Sidney Hochstetler (vocal)

 

Talent Award – Sidney Hochstetler
Evening Wear Award – Andrea Kline
Love (Congeniality) Award – Kalin Meilke

 

Miss Elkhart County’s Outstanding Teen
Brandi Walk
Concord High School
Dance – “Brave”
Platform:  Picking Up the Pieces
Runners-up
Julia Giddens (trumpet)
Ashley Dragula (poetry)
Love (Congeniality) Award – Ashley Dragula
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MISS PURDUE TITLE IS WON BY MARY TREMAINE

Miss Purdue University
Mary Tremaine
22

Tap Dance – “Happy”

Platform:  Project C.U.R.E.

Runners-up

Kaitlin Schleis (baton)

Kaylee Arthur (lyrical dance)
Interview Award – Mary Tremaine
Talent Award – Kaitlin Schleis
Evening Wear Award – Kaitlin Schleis
Swimsuit Award – Mary Tremaine
Spirit Award  – Meg Becker
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SAMANTHA JOHNSON CAPTURES THE MISS BALL STATE UNIVERSITY CROWN

Miss Ball State University
Samantha Johnson
21
Jump rope routine – “Footloose”
Platform:  CHAARG:  Changing Health, Attitudes, and
     Actions Recreate Girls
Runner-up
Victoria Ruble (vocal)
Interview Award – Samantha Johnson
Talent Award – Madeline May
Swimsuit Award – Samantha Johnson
Spirit Award – Victoria Ruble
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