Miss Brainerd Lakes/Miss Central Lakes
The Miss Brainerd Lakes Scholarship Program is proud to announce:
Leah Mau was crowned Miss Brainerd Lakes 2017 and Kate Smith was crowned Miss Central Lakes 2017. Topanga Brown was crowned Miss Brainerd Lakes Outstanding Teen 2017!
Leah is the daughter of David and Gayle Mau of Coon Rapids, MN. She is a senior at Coon Rapids High School, has enlisted in the Army National Guard, and plans to earn an engineering degree at the Air Force Academy.
Kate is the daughter of Allen and Kirsten Smith of Baxter, MN. She is a graduate of Brainerd High School, and is currently attending St. Cloud State University. Her career ambition is to enter into the mass communications and sports broadcasting field.
In the Miss Brainerd Lakes/Miss Central Lakes Pageant, Bailey Wachholz, the daughter of the late Duane and Pam Wachholz, was named first runner-up.
In the Miss Brainerd Lakes Outstanding Teen Pageant, Taylor Krassas, the daughter of Bill and Debbie Krassas, was named first runner-up.
Leah Mau, won the Miss Spirit Award. The Spirit Award is voted on by the contestants as they choose the young lady who brought the most energy and fun to the pageant experience.
In the Miss pageants, Leah Mau sang & danced to “Sam, You Made My Pants Too Long” and Kate Smith danced to “Dance Like Your Daddy”.
The Miss Contestants competed in private interview, swimwear, talent, evening gown and on-stage question in the pageant. Each queen receives a $1000 college scholarship and first runners-up receive $100 college scholarships, among other prizes.
The Miss Brainerd Lakes Committee would like to thank all of the generous support of our area businesses and individuals.
An official preliminary to the Miss Minnesota Scholarship Pageant, and then on to the Miss America Scholarship Pageant, the Miss Brainerd Lakes/Miss Central Lakes Organization has a rich history of empowering young women to achieve their dreams and goals. The Miss Brainerd Lakes Scholarship Program, Inc. is a Minnesota non-profit corporation that awards thousands of dollars of scholarships each year to our local young women who compete for the titles of Miss Brainerd Lakes, Miss Central Lakes, and Miss Brainerd Lakes' Outstanding Teen. Participating in the Miss America system not only helps you pay for college and prepare for a career, it also provides an opportunity to gain additional life experience, working on issues of importance to society, enhancing your personal and professional skills and developing your performance-related and other talents. Miss Brainerd Lakes is a closed pageant reserved solely for young ladies who have graduated from Brainerd High School or live in Crow Wing and Cass Counties. Miss Central Lakes is an open pageant open to young ladies all across the state of Minnesota. Please contact us for more details.
If you would like to be a part of our next pageant, please see all forms below and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org