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Miss Wadena 2012 to be held June 23

Avery Jackson1 / 5
Macy Hartman2 / 5
Amy Fillhouer3 / 5
Halley Maas4 / 5
Lacena Brown5 / 5

The 2012 Miss Wadena Scholarship Pageant, "Forever Enchanting," will be held 7 p.m. June 23 at the Wadena Memorial Auditorium. Five contestants will vie for the title currently held by Haley Anderson.

Tickets are $6 at the door, or $5 in advance and available for purchase from the contestants or Thrifty White Drug.

Contestant 1

Name: Avery Rochelle Jackson

Sponsor: Pizza Ranch

Talent: Singing "The Climb" by Miley Cyrus

Parents: Jay and Junelle Jackson

Brother: Aaron Jackson

Year of graduation: 2012

Plans after graduation: Attend University of Minnesota Crookston, studying elementary education and playing basketball for the Eagles

Hobbies or interests: Playing any type of sport, hanging out with friends and family

Contestant 2

Name: Macy Melia Hartman

Sponsors: Neitzke's Eye Clinic and Cozy Theatre

Talent: Piano solo, "Americana Folk Medley" arranged by Lorie Line

Parents: Bill and Debbie Hartman

Sisters: Paige and Libby

Year of graduation: 2013

Plans after graduation: Attend a university of a major in the medical field

Hobbies or interests: Playing piano and flute, basketball, tennis, running, rollerblading, shopping, spending time with friends and family, baking, traveling

Contestant 3

Name: Amy Fillhouer

Sponsor: Larry's Family Pizza

Talent: Hip-hop contemporary jazz dance solo, "What Makes You Beautiful"

Parents: Mark and Sharla Fillhouer

Brother and sister: Scott and Katie

Year of graduation: 2013

Plans after graduation: Attend a four-year university to study photography and English

Hobbies or interests: Dance, photography, painting, video editing and writing

Contestant 4

Name: Halley Maas

Sponsor: The Cove

Talent: Piano, Pachelbel's "Canon in D"

Parents: Jim and Kim Maas

Brother: Zach Maas

Year of graduation: 2013

Plans after graduation: Attend a four-year college for pre-med and do missionary work

Hobbies or interests: Spending time with friends and family, volleyball, hockey, going to the lake, helping at church, volunteer work, and putting a smile on my grandma's face

Contestant 5

Name: Lacena Brown

Sponsors: Hunke's Transfer, Expressions Salon

Talent: Singing "Jesus Take the Wheel" by Carrie Underwood

Parents: Russ and Bonnie Brown

Brothers: Travis, Scott and Darin

Year of graduation: 2013

Plans after graduation: Go to college

Hobbies or interests: Bowling, hunting, fishing, camping, running, softball and spending time with family