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Alexis packed and ready to head to Muskegon
Alexis has her interview today (Tuesday) between 8am and 9am. Sending lots of love and prayers to her!
Lily and Alexis after Lily's interview
Alexis interview ready-Tuesday morning
Alexis and Lily underneath the Frauenthal Theater marquee.
Alexis ready for Teen Preliminary Tuesday night
Princess, Giavanna Butler and Miss Monroe County Outstanding Teen, Lily Farrand on Miss Michigan stage for Princess number
Top 12 Miss Michigan Outstanding Teen 2017
Top 5 Miss Michigan Outstanding Teen 2017
2017 Miss Outstanding Teen, Katie Preston
First Runner-Up, Iseabeul Melvin
Second Runner-Up, Aubrey Hammis
Third Runner-Up, Alaina Cook
Fourth Runner-Up, Emma Scheibert
Our own Miss Monroe County Outstanding Teen, Lily Farrand won Miss Congeniality
Alexis performing her talent!
Princess Number with Kaelyn Maniaci, Alexis Newcomer, and Erika Bressler
Lily with her flowers from the board.
Kaelyn and Erika with Miss Michigan's Outstanding Teen 2017 Katie Preston
Lily labeling SOAP for her platform SOAP - Save Our Adolescence from Prostitution
The teens before and after practice this week
Lily ready for interview this past Monday
Fun in Muskegon with Miss Monroe's Outstanding Teen Lily Farrand
Friday Preliminary Winners
Swimsuit - #4 Emma Martin
Talent - #32 Vivian Zhong
(Friday 9:30pm | Report from Executive Director, Dione Oerther) Alexis rocked the stage in a beautiful turquoise swimsuit and floated across the stage in a stunning hand beaded crystal gown. All of the girls did a wonderful job the last two nights of competition. Now it is up to the judges to decide who will be chosen in the Top 12 tomorrow night. Everyone is so happy and excited because the girls have done their very best this week and have left it all on the stage. :)
Alexis and Madyson Davis 1st runner up at Visitation tonight.
Alana and Alexis at Friday visitation
Alana Wilson and alexis newcomer and their parents:
Chuck and Kaye Lani Wilson
Anne and Kevin Newcomer
Alexis and Dione at Friday visitation
Friends and family luncheon
Alexis' supporters having dinner at the Holiday Inn before finals. SO Excited!
Miss Michigan 2017 Top 12:
#mid Michigan Shelby
#south central Mallory Richard
#greater Grand Rapids Kaitlyn Kennedy
#washtenaw county heather Kendrick
#capital city Patricia Shultis
#wayne county Mollie Smith
#oakland county Brooklynn Lambert
#sunset coast Emily Smith
#st Clair shores Vanessa Chambe
#sanilac county Tara Althaus
#great lakes Emma Martin
#lakeshore Vivian Zhong
Brooklynn just nailed her talent: jazz dance to Big Noise
Tara Althaus just sang her heart out. She performed a Broadway vocal to, "On My Way"
Evening gown competition right now on stage
Brooklynn is competing in evening gown right now. Black strapless mermaid dress with train.
Tara is competing in evening gown. Black velvet sweetheart off the shoulder neckline mermaid dress with tooled skirt to the floor.
On stage question competition.
Judges are asking the contestant their question.
Brooklynn's question asked by Judge Kevin Foley: Does affirmative action help or hinder our education system?
She answered it well.
Tara's question asked byJudge Debbie D'orio: Entitlement seems to be prevalent among our millenials. How can this be changed?
She tackled this question and answered it well.
All phases of the competition are now finished. Top 12 are leaving the stage.
Non finalist talent winner: Miss Greater Kalamazoo, Shelby Lentz
Bringing Contestants back on stage. Closing number. People's Choice: Mollie Smith, Tara Althaus
4th Runner-Up: Vivian Zhong
3rd Runner-Up: Emily Smith
2nd Runner-Up: Brooklynn Lambert
1st Runner-Up: Mallory Richard
Winner: Heather Kendrick, Miss Washtenaw County
Alexis and Tara Althaus
Alexis and Lily Farrand
Brooklynn Lambert 2nd Runner-Up
Alexis, Brooklynn, and Alana
Our four Monroe County women at Miss Michigan 2017