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Melanie Beck wins Miss Lamb Day title at pageant held last Saturday

The new Miss Lamb Day Royalty, crowned on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Fountain Green Elementary School are, from left to right: 1st Attendant, Olivia Hanson; Miss Lamb Day, Melanie Beck; 2nd Attendant, Denisha Ivory.
The new Miss Lamb Day Royalty, crowned on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Fountain Green Elementary School are, from left to right: 1st Attendant, Olivia Hanson; Miss Lamb Day, Melanie Beck; 2nd Attendant, Denisha Ivory.

 

Melanie Beck wins Miss Lamb Day title at pageant held last Saturday

 

James Tilson

Staff writer

3-23-2017

 

FOUNTAIN GREEN — Winning the title that she competed for, and almost won, last year, Melanie Beck was named Miss Lamb Day on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Fountain Green Elementary School.

Melanie Beck is the daughter of Wade and Judy Beck. Beck, and was an attendant to the 2016 Miss Lamb Day, Jordan Henson. Beck competed on the platform, “Go H.A.R.T. (Go Healthy, Go Active, Go Right Now and Go Together), and her talent performance was a contemporary ballet solo to the song “Negligence,” as choreographed by Lindsay Folkman.

As Miss Lamb Day, Beck won a $600 cash prize, a $2,000 cash scholarship and a $250 Snow College scholarship.

Olivia Hanson was named first attendant, competing on the platform “Patriotic Pride: Respecting Our Nation’s Flag” and performing the jazz dance solo to “It’s About That Walk” by Prince. Hanson is the daughter of Eddie and Elise Hanson.

Denisha Ivory was named second attendant. Her platform was “Never Alone – Helping Others Understand Anxiety” and she sang the song “Gravity” by Sara Bareilles.

Ivory was also named Most Photogenic and Miss Congeniality. She is the daughter of Brandon and Amy Ivory.

As attendants, both Hanson and Ivory won a $350 cash prize, a $1,000 cash scholarship and a $250 Snow College scholarship.

While Beck says she is proud to be named Miss Lamb Day, she was also very proud of her fellow contestants.

“I love working with all the girls,” Beck said. “I would’ve loved for all of them to have won Miss Congeniality. I would do it again in a heartbeat just to be with all of them.”

The pageant was emceed by Miss Lamb Day 2016, Jordan Henson, and Miss Utah’s Outstanding Teen 2017 Addelyn Brotherson.  The new Lamb Day royalty will be reigning over the Lamb Day Festivities on July 14 and 15 in Fountain Green.