miss elkhart county

 Eleven young women will compete for the title of Miss Elkhart County during the Miss Elkhart County Scholarship Program Saturday at The Goshen Theater, 216 S. Main St., Goshen.

The program begins at 6:30 p.m.

The Miss Elkhart County Scholarship Program is for young women between the ages of 17 and 24.

And the Miss Elkhart County Outstanding Teen Program is for young women between the ages of 13 and 17 (must still be in high school). Eligible contestants reside in or attend school full-time in Elkhart County. The Miss Elkhart County Program is affiliated with the Miss America Organization. Miss and Teen winners go on to compete at the Miss Indiana Pageant and then go on to Miss America.

Miss Elkhart

County contestants

Julianne Whyte

Age: 17

School: Elkhart Central

Talent: Vocal

Platform: “Celebrating Cultural Diversity”

Katie Price

Age: 18

School: Indiana University South Bend

Talent: Dance

Platform: “One Screen One Life”

Chloe Anagnos

Age: 20

School: Ball State University

Talent: piano performance

Platform: ‘Live to Serve: Promoting volunteering                         in our communities”

Laken Thacker

Age: 18

School: Northridge

Talent: Acro/Lyrical Dance

Platform: “Healthy Happy Children”

Emily Hoffman

Age: 18

School: NorthWood

Talent: Singing and piano accompaniment

Platform: ‘Ripples of Change’

Darcy Van Diepenbos

Age: 21

School: Goshen College

Talent: pop dance

Platform: “4-H Developing Life Skills’

Jordan Enfield

Age: 17

School: Elkhart Central

Talent: Lyrical Dance

Platform: “True Love Waits’

Carrie Shank

Age: 19

School: Manchester University

Talent: Modern dance

Platform: “Music for All”

Alyssa Dellinger

Age: 17

School: Jimtown High School

Talent: dance

Platform: “Raising Awareness for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)”

Taryn Johnson

Age: 20

School: Bethel College

Talent: vocal

Platform: “Modern Day Slavery”

Emily Mishler

Age: 20

School: Purdue University

Talent: vocal performance

Platform: “Employing Servant Leadership”


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