Studio C Dancers backstage: (L - R) Jessica Hampton, Allison Faith, Carly Smith, Savanah Steffey, Riley Dunson. They performed in the style of the world famous Radio City Rockettes.
Faith Cox Crowned as Miss Polk County 2014, LIVINGSTON, January 27, 2014 - After a two year layoff, the Miss Polk County Pageant got back on track in grand fashion on Saturday evening (January 25, 2014). Eight beautiful contestants, all from Livingston High School, graced the audience with their presence, their beauty, and their talents. Things kicked off at 7 pm when 1982 Miss Polk County, Jami Lumpkin Alexander welcomed guests and introduced the Master of Ceremonies, Debbie Mayes. Mayes was assisted by 2011 Miss Polk County, Brooke Haynes. The contestants introduced themselves to the audience, followed by the talent competition. After intermission, the Studio C Dancers performed a holiday dance in the style of the world famous Radio City Rockettes. Then one by one, the contestants walked the stage for the evening gown portion of the show. The five finalists were Tiereny White, Mary Katherine Scott, Melanie Moore, Dana Smith, and Faith Cox. Each of the five finalists had to answer a question on stage (If you could do one thing to make the world a better place, what would you do?, and why?). Fortunately, none of the contestants said "world peace". Each contestant gave good answer. After Brook Haynes did her farewell walk and address the final awards were handed out.
Tiereny White: Most ad sales, most photogenic, best interview, best evening gown
Jalissa Williams: Choice award
Amy Dillon: Congeniality
Faith Cox: Talent
Second runner up: Tiereny White
First runner up: Melanie Moore
Miss Polk County: Faith Cox
Please enjoy the pictures and videos below.
Miss Polk County 2014 Contestants: (L - R) Tiereny White, Jalissa Williams, Mary Katherine Scott, Amy Dillon, Melanie Moore, Dana Smith, Faith Cox, Jasmine Randolph
One of Polk County's best citizens, businessman, volunteer fireman, Brian Jones, CPA, served as the vote tabulator.
Rare Beauty: Mary Katherine Scott performed a beautiful piano recital.
Tiereny White sang a song from The Sound of Music.
Amy Dillon did a sign language recital for talent.
Jalissa Williams told a funny story of Cinderella with a backwards angle.
Melanie Moore also told a funny story for talent.
Jasmine Randolph sang a different (but very pretty) version of Our God is an Awesome God.
Dana Smith played a complex piano recital.
Faith Cox won the talent portion with her excellent signing abilities.
After intermission, the Radio City Rockettes performed a holiday special.
Mary Katherine Scott
Miss Polk County 2011, Brooke Haynes, places the crown on 2014 winner, Faith Cox.
When all was said and done, it was Faith Cox who owned the stage at Miss Polk County 2014.
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