The 2023 Miss Seminole Pageant was held on Saturday, January 21 at Persnickety Studio in Donalsonville and was a huge success. The Miss Seminole Pageant is hosted and directed by Mindy Strickland and Dainyell Long, who together commented, “We want to thank everyone for coming and supporting all the beautiful young girls. We are so proud of all the girls that participated.”
A Miss Seminole Sweetheart title was awarded to the contestant who raised the most funds overall and those funds will be donated soon to the Olive Theater in Donalsonville to help with repairs. A Miss Seminole Songbird title was awarded to the girl who raised the most funds for the Seminole County Show Choir program at Seminole County Middle /High School.
The new Miss Seminole royalty includes: Baby Miss Seminole is Emersyn Claire Croom, daughter of Josh and Kylie Croom
Teeny Miss Seminole is Delilah Brown, daughter of Brent and Danielle Brown
Tiny Miss Seminole is Jacksyn-Rheilee Furr, daughter of Blaine and Sierra Murkerson and Joshua Furr
Little Miss Seminole is Chanley Jordann, Atkinson daughter of Seth and Kristin Atkinson
Young Miss Seminole is Makenzlee Nicole Proctor, daughter of Jonathan and Monique Proctor.
Junior Miss Seminole is Brinn Womack, daughter of Jamie and Krista Womack.
Teen Miss Seminole is Caroline Maxwell, daughter of Heith and Tiffany Maxwell.
Miss Seminole is Trinity Poague, daughter of Clay and Ansley Poague.
Miss Seminole Hospitality/Sweetheart is Melanie Paige Whittaker, daughter of Jeremy and Jessie Whittaker
Miss Seminole Songbird is Meredith Jolene Foster, daughter of Tom and Carla Foster.