Published On: Tue, Aug 27th, 2013

An early look at Little Miss, Junior Miss, and Teen Miss Cherokee contestants

Photos by Scott McKie B.P./One Feather 

 

LITTLE MISS CHEROKEE CONTESTANTS

 

LITTLE MISS - Tsini McCoyTsini McCoy, age 8

3rd grade at New Kituwah Academy

Birdtown Community

Parents: Rosie and Dan McCoy

 

 

 

LITTLE MISS - Shawnee KirklandShawnee Kirkland, age 6

1st grade at Cherokee Elementary

Painttown Community

Parents: Erin and Stephen Kirkland

 

 

 

LITTLE MISS - Jenna CruzJenna Cruz, age 7

2nd grade at Cherokee Elementary

Birdtown Community

Parents: Alex Cruz and Erica Arch

 

 

 

LITTLE MISS - Nevayah PantherNevayah Panther, age 6

1st grade at Cherokee Elementary

Birdtown Community

Parents: Jennifer Wildcatt and Deino Panther

 

 

 

LITTLE MISS - Abigail TaylorAbigail Taylor, age 9

4th grade at New Kituwah Academy

Big Cove Community

Parents: Bo and Esther Taylor

 

 

 

LITTLE MISS - Praire ToineetaPraire Toineeta, age 9

4th grade at New Kituwah Academy

Big Y Community

Parents: Sarah and Joseph Toineeta

 

 

 

LITTLE MISS - Chloe LambertChloe Lambert, age 9

4th grade at Cherokee Elementary

Birdtown Community

Parents: Heather Saunooke and Willie Lambert

 

 

 

LITTLE MISS - Tah-Tah-Yeh SwimmerTah-Tah-Yeh Swimmer, age 6

1st grade at Cherokee Elementary

Painttown Community

Parents: Micah and Carrah Swimmer

 

 

 

 

JUNIOR MISS CHEROKEE CONTESTANTS

 

JR MISS - Raylen BarkRaylen Bark, age 10

6th grade at Smokey Mtn. Elementary

Wolfetown Community

Parents: Joshua and Shannon Lossiah

 

 

 

JR MISS - Jalyn AlbertJalyn Albert, age 12

7th grade at Cherokee Middle

Yellowhill Community

Parents: Tawani Ensley and Tracey Albert

 

 

 

JR MISS - Taneyah Morris-HillTaneyah Morris-Hill, age 11

6th grade at Swain Middle

Wolfetown Community

Parents: Amber Morris and Pat Hill

 

 

 

JR MISS - Aiyana CruzAiyana Cruz, age 11

6th grade at Smokey Mtn. Elementary

Big Cove Community

Parents: Kikki Cruz and Davey Montelongo

 

 

 

JR MISS - Devy GeorgeDevy George, age 12

6th grade at Cherokee Middle

Birdtown Community

Dorine and Devan George

 

 

 

 

TEEN MISS CHEROKEE CONTESTANTS

 

TEEN MISS Hannah LedfordHannah Ledford, age 15

10th grade at Cherokee High School

Big Cove Community

Parent: Cynthia Ledford

 

 

 

TEEN MISS Amy WestAmy West, age 16

11th grade at Swain County H.S.

Big Cove Community

Parent: Deb West

 

 

 

TEEN MISS Whitney WestWhitney West, age 14

9th grade at Swain County H.S.

Big Cove Community

Parents: Kelly and Angelo West

 

 

 

TEEN MISS Christus CedilloChristus Cedillo, age 14

9th grade at Cherokee High School

Birdtown Community

Parent: Faye McCoy

 

 

 

TEEN MISS Kayla JohnsonKayla Johnson, age 16

11th grade at Swain County H.S.

Yellowhill Community

Anita Lossiah and Randy Johnson

 

 

 

TEEN MISS Joely QueenJoely Queen, age 15

10th grade at Swain County H.S.

Painttown Community

Parent: Joel Queen

 

 

 

TEEN MISS Kaycee LossiahKaycee Lossiah, age 16

11th grade at Cherokee High School

Wolfetown Community

Parents: Kirk and Julia Lossiah

 

 

 

TEEN MISS Haley SmithHaley Smith, age 14

9th grade at Swain County H.S.

Yellowhill Community

Parents: Barney Youngdeer, Laurel and Dusty Cooper

 

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