Five young ladies seeking Miss Manti title
By Lyle Fletcher
MANTI—Tonight is the night for the Miss Manti Scholarship Pageant.
Five young ladies will compete for the crown of Miss Manti at 7 p.m. in the Manti High School auditorium.
Contestant No. 1 is Kathryn Christensen, daughter of Alan and Becky Christensen.
Her platform is “Rise Up, Finding Your Inner Voice and Being Headstrong,” and she will perform a vocal solo entitled “Rise Up” by Andra Day.
Contestant No. 2 is Whitney Dyreng, daughter of Darren and Michelle Dyreng. Her platform is “Join the Fight for Happiness: Depression Awareness,” and she will perform a piano solo “L’Orage” by Friedrich Burgmüller.
Contestant No. 3 is Keslee Kae Cox, daughter of Kelli Sargent and Jerry Cox. Keslee will perform a jazzy hip-hop solo dance routine to “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars, choreographed by Ana Sargent. Her platform is “Redefining Popular.”
Contestant No. 4 is Kodie Godfrey, daughter of Wayne and Elizabeth Godfrey.
Kodie will perform a monologue: “Where is My Prince Charming?” by D.M. Larson. Her platform is “Make ’em Laugh.”
Contestant No. 5 is Cari Jo Carmody, daughter of Thomas and Candy Carmody.
Her platform is “Thought Cop,” and she will perform a pointe ballet solo to “Nutcracker Medley.”
Tickets are $7 per person (free for ages 5 years and under).
Advance tickets purchased from contestants are $6.