7 women vie for the Miss Clayland 2022 title

7 women vie for the Miss Clayland 2022 title

Seven women will vie for the Miss Clayland 2022 title on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Claymont High School at 7 p.m.

In addition to the title, candidates are competing for $4,600 in cash scholarships, a $500 scholarship to Kent State Tuscarawas and the opportunity to compete at the Miss Ohio Pageant in June.

The candidates are as follows:

Madison Miller, 21, resides in Coshocton. She is a student at Ohio Wesleyan University and will play the piano. Her Social Impact Initiative is United States Veterans Appreciation and Mental Health Awareness.

Autumn Kessler, 24, resides in Kent. She is a graduate of Muskingum University and will tap dance. Her Social Impact Initiative is Bettering Children’s Mental Health.

Caitlin Seifert, 23, resides in Niles. She is a graduate student at Kent State University and will be twirling baton. Her Social Impact Initiative isVolunteerism.

Emma Rose Lewis, 24, lives in Cleveland. She is a vocalist and is a student at Baldwin Wallace University. Her Social Impact Initiative isSexual Assault Prevention and Supporting Survivors.

Emily Fields, 20, resides in Aurora. She is a student at Kent State University and is a tap dancer. Her Social Impact Initiativeis Invisible Disability Awareness.

Olivia Kentner, 22, is from Wapakoneta. She is a vocalist who attends the University of Cincinnati. Her Social Impact Initiative isYouth Career Exploration and Personal Development.

Elizabetta Nies, 18, resides in Cincinnati. She is a student at Miami University and plays the piano. Her Social Impact Initiative isLiving from the Inside Out.

The mistresses of ceremonies for the 65th Miss Clayland Pageant will be Sarah Clapper Shobe, Miss Ohio and Miss Clayland 2017, and Baylee Martin, Miss Clayland 2020.

The Community Service Award will be presented in honor of former donors, host homes and volunteers: Ken Hamilton, Marge Shelley, John Page, Dean Pocock, Mary Lee McClave and Sam Orr.

Tickets for the pageant are $10 each at the door.

Tickets are still available for the Miss Clayland raffle and are available by calling Diana Lindsay at 740-922-9429 or Martha Campbell at 740-922-1644 or by emailing missclayland@gmail.com. People also may purchase raffle tickets at the door.

Masks are recommended.

The Miss Clayland Scholarship Program is a preliminary pageant of the Miss Ohio and Miss America programs.