Mahalia Sarah Moore was crowned Miss Lynchburg during the annual pageant held Feb. 8 at Lynchburg Elementary School. Moore, who is a junior at MCHS, is the daughter of Sheila Moore and the late Barry Moore.
The pageant is an annual fundraiser for Moore County High School’s Project Graduation.
Moore, who replaces 2013 Miss Lynchburg winner Carlee Smith, will hold the title for the next year. Earning first runner up honors at the pageant was Rebecca Lynne Baxter. Valerie Faith Preston was the second runner up and Eberley Shea Holloway was the third runner up.
The Junior Miss winner was Grace Cauble. Jennie Lingle was the first runner up; Katie Thomas was the second runner up; and Taylor Reynolds was the third runner up.
In the Young Miss category, Deliah Leanne Stewart was the winner, with Kendall Dangerfield placing as the first runner up. The second runner up was Taylen Guyote and the third runner up was Ruby Jimenez.
McKinna Lyndlee Ward was the winner in the Little Miss division. The first runner up was Skylar Elizabeth Fanning. Greenlee Ward was the second runner up, while Macie Jane Cashion was the third runner up.
The Wee Miss winner was Kinsley Miller. Paisley Grace O’Neal was the first runner up; Emmalynn Cheyann Bennett was the second runner up; Kahara Shae Thomas was the third runner up.
Trinity Faith White was named the winner in the Baby Miss pageant, with Emmeree Jaide Greenway earning first runner up honors. The second runner up was Lillie Ann O’Neal and the third runner up was Amelia Faith Russell.
As a fundraiser for Project Graduation, a number of Moore County High School seniors, as well as other volunteers, helped conduct the pageant