Stories tagged with: miss ohio

June 12, 2014 - 2:43pm
10 weeks 10 hours ago

An Ohio University of Zanesville student who once represented Maysville High School as Homecoming Queen hopes to soon represent the entire state of Ohio.

Erin Curry will head to Mansfield on Friday where she will compete in the Miss Ohio pageant later next week. Mansfield is also where Curry got her break to qualify for the state competition.

"What actually inspired me was, I actually went to the Miss America competition in Las Vegas in 2013, and it made me realize...

February 27, 2014 - 6:49pm
25 weeks 8 hours ago

Miss Ohio travels to our area to encourage the youth.

24-year-old Miss Ohio, Heather Wells visited Zane Grey Elementary earlier on Thursday to talk to third graders about motivation and perseverance. She says through competing she has learned those qualities are integral to succeeding in the future.

"It took me six tries to win and this past year in June I finally did it, said Wells. I won the title and I just been loving this year and getting to share my story of...

June 25, 2012 - 5:39am
2 years 8 weeks ago

A 20-year-old Northern Ohio student has been crowned the new Miss Ohio and will compete for the Miss America title.  The News Journal in Mansfield reports that Ellisa McCacken beat out 24 other contestants Saturday night in the statewide Miss Ohio Scholarship program finals in Mansfield.  The Pianist from Waynesburg, Pennsylvania also won $10,000 scholarship from Newman Technology and other gifts.  McCacken is a pharmacy major at Ohio Northern in Ada.  She will compete...

September 14, 2011 - 6:59pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

Miss Ohio paid a visit to the Y-City Wednesday evening.

She stopped at Primrose Retirement Community as part of her state wide bike tour to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network, a partner with the Miss America organization.

"I became a volunteer with Dayton Children's Hospital a couple years ago and I've gotten to know a lot of the children there, a lot of their families, saw them go through some of the treatments and process and it really just touched my heart how...

July 31, 2011 - 5:20pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

A local Golf Tournament Teed-Up as part of the World's Largest Contributor of Scholarships for young women this weekend.

The Miss Muskingum Valley Scholarship Program - a preliminary into the Miss American Organization- hosted their 3rd Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Saturday afternoon at the Vista Golf Course in Zanesville. Executive Director Stina McKendry said girls who take part in the program build confidence, social skills and become active members within their community....

June 5, 2010 - 8:47pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

Miss Muskingum Valley is preparing for her trip to Mansfield to compete in the Miss Ohio Pageant.

She leaves this Thursday and will get to meet all the other girls competing for the title.

"I'm so excited. I'm definitely anxious. I just kind of want to get the ball rolling and get out there to be with the other girls, but I'm a little nervous, " says Miss Muskingum Valley Heidi Negron.

These are the first pageants that Negron has ever taken part in, and she says...

May 5, 2010 - 8:42pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

Miss Ohio 2009 made a special visit to Zanesville today.

Erica Gelhaus stopped by Primrose Retirement to meet and greet with the residents and visit their own Miss Primrose.

"Each Primrose around the state actually crowns their own Miss Primrose and they represent their Primrose at the Miss Ohio Pageant," said Gelhaus.

Gelhaus has been staying busy going to school at Otterbien College, but also traveling the state.

"She's been touring the state of ohio...

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