“Heaven” is the theme for this year’s Miss Fairview Scholarship Pageant featuring nine exceptional young ladies competing for the title. The winner will replace the current reigning Miss Fairview, Emily Kerksiek, who has done a fantastic job representing the city of Fairview for the past two years.
Contestant one, Anna Elizabeth Booher, is the daughter of James and Nora Booher. Her service platform is “Serving the Served,” which encourages others to help and serve our first responders and servicemen and women who sacrifice for each of us. She will be performing a trumpet and vocal solo, “It’s Been a Long, Long Time.” Libby’s career ambition is to attend college to become a computer engineer.
Contestant two is Kiyah Libertydawn Clements, daughter of Joe and Julie Clements. Her service platform, “A Creative SOUL-ution,” inspires others to find creative ways to overcome anxiety. She will be performing a contemporary dance solo to “Better Days.” She plans to attend Utah Valley University and major in culinary arts.
Contestant three will be Mariah Noelle Cook, daughter of Brandon and Lachelle Cook. Her service platform is “Taking Control of Anxiety,” which shares coping skills to combat anxiety throughout the community. She will be performing a piano solo entitled “Conquistador.” Working with animals and training horses would be a dream career for Mariah.
Contestant four, Jocelyn Jade Shelley, is the daughter of Jared and Selena Shelley. Her service platform is “Life is Sweet, Think Pink” and is all about breast cancer awareness and encouraging the community to get involved by raising funds for those who suffer with breast cancer. She will be performing a saxophone solo entitled “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Jocelyn plans to attend culinary school to become a pastry chef.
Contestant number five is Sophia Grace Johnson, daughter of Joel and Emily Johnson. Her service platform is “Dare to Try and Be” and is about inspiring others to have the courage to try new things. She will be performing a vocal solo. Sophia’s career ambition is to become a NICU nurse.
Contestant six, Lexi Samantha Booher, is the daughter of James and Nora Booher. Her platform is “BeYOUtiful,” which helps young girls to recognize their beauty and worth without relying on technology filters. She will be performing a dance solo. Lexi plans to pursue a career in the medical field as a NICU nurse.
Contestant number seven is Kambrielle Christine Grasteit, daughter of Thor and Kristin Grasteit. Her service platform is “S.T.R.E.S.S.= S.tressed T.eens R.ecognize E.motional distress and S.eek S.upport” and encourages, inspires, and teaches others coping skills to help manage stress. She will be performing a piano solo entitled “Rosemary’s Theme.” Kambri plans to pursue a career in cosmetology or interior design.
Contestant eight is Alyssa Fey Cox, daughter of Jerry and Lacey Cox. Her service platform is “The Cost of Living with Diabetes,” which brings additional attention to the resources available to those struggling to afford insulin. Alyssa’s talent is a presentation of her original jewelry creations. She plans to further her education to become a veterinarian or own an animal grooming service.
Rounding out the contestants is number nine, BrexAnn Belt, daughter of Lindsay Poole and Ryan Belt. Her service platform is “Filling the Gap in STEM” to inspire young women to pursue STEM careers. She will be performing a dance solo to “War Zone.” BrexAnn plans to graduate from the University of Utah to become a clinical psychologist.
The 2022 Miss Fairview Scholarship Pageant will take place Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022 at 7 p.m. at the Peterson Dance Hall in Fairview. Come and support these lovely ladies to see who will be crowned our next Miss Fairview.
Tickets sold at the door: Adults – $5.00, Children (3-11) – $3.00.