Miss UACCM Pageant winners named

Miss UACCM Pageant fourth runner-up Debra Gladd of Jacksonville (from left), third runner-up Michelle Garcia of Russellville, first runner-up Brayleigh Bland of Danville, Miss UACCM Micaela Reeves of Greenbrier, second runner-up Sydni Clark of Bee Branch and Most Photogenic winner Kaylee Rohlman of Morrilton.

Micaela Reeves, 19, of Greenbrier was crowned Miss UACCM 2018 after competing in the 12th Annual UACCM Pageant on Nov. 3 at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton’s Fine Arts Auditorium.

Reeves is a second-year student at UACCM, pursing an associate of arts degree in general education. After completing the necessary courses, she will apply to the UACCM practical nursing and registered nursing programs.  

Reeves was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the UACCM’s Chancellor’s Office, a tanning package courtesy of Copper Tanz, Morrilton; a product basket courtesy of Hairport, Morrilton; and a floral bouquet courtesy of Plummer’s Flowers and Gifts, Morrilton. She also received gift certificates from several Morrilton businesses, including Southern Roots Hair Salon, Magie Ford Lincoln Co. and Merle Norman & More.

The first runner-up, Brayleigh Bland, was awarded a $500 scholarship from the UACCM Chancellor’s Office and gift certificates courtesy of Southern Roots Hair Salon and Merle Norman & More. The second runner-up received gift certificates courtesy of Southern Roots Hair Salon and Merle Norman & More.

Hosted by UACCM’s SkillsUSA chapter, the pageant was open to current UACCM students and girls between the ages of birth and 17 years. Apart from seven additional categories, those who competed for the title of Miss UACCM were judged on beauty, professionalism, speech presentation and interview skills.

“We are so thankful for the contestants, the businesses in our community, and the UACCM registered student organizations who supported our pageant,” said Linda Zambrano, pageant director. “Also, a special thank-you goes to those who came to support the girls who entered the pageant. It is always encouraging to see the support these girls have from their families, friends and each other.” 

All the proceeds from the pageant go to the UACCM SkillsUSA chapter to send students to state and national competitions.

The winners of each category:

  • Miss UACCM Micaela Reeves, Greenbrier, daughter of Candice Rudd and Michael Reeves
    • 1st Runner-Up Brayleigh Bland, Danville, daughter of Kellie and Billie Bland
    • 2nd Runner-Up Sydni Clark, Bee Branch, daughter of Delores and Dallas Clark
    • 3rd Runner-Up Michelle Garcia, Russellville, daughter of Deysi and Romeo Garcia
    • 4th Runner-Up Debra Gladd, Jacksonville, daughter of Crystal Kalz and Richard Kindervater
  • Baby Miss UACCM Jersey Massey, Morrilton, daughter of Kasja Thuston and Marquez Massey
  • Tiny Miss UACCM Keymoni Hervey, Morrilton, daughter of D’Shaye Canady
    • 1st Runner-Up Emma Polk, Bee Branch, daughter of Angel and Skyler Polk
    • 2nd Runner-Up Henderson McGuinn, Greenbrier, daughter of Shelby and Josh McGuinn
    • 3rd Runner-Up LilyAuna Johnson, Conway, daughter of Duwuana and Byron Johnson
  • Petite Miss UACCM Harper Havlik, Perry, daughter of Jenna and Daniel Havlik
    • 1st Runner-Up Mia Rosas, Morrilton, daughter of Brenda Rosas
    • 2nd Runner-Up Addalyn Coffman, Atkins, daughter of Brittney and Jamie Coffman
    • 3rd Runner-Up Quinn Sommers, Hattieville, daughter of Ashley and Jake Sommers
  • Little Miss UACCM Jasey Davis, Adona, daughter of Amy and Les Davis
    • 1st Runner-Up Linley Hamlin, Bigelow, daughter of April and Joseph Hamlin
    • 2nd Runner-Up Susanna Pettry, Center Ridge, daughter of Jennifer and Robert Pettry
    • 3rd Runner-Up Raelee Pyzer, Springfield, daughter of April and Kristofer Pyzer
    • 4th Runner-Up Amiya Wiggins, Morrilton, daughter of D’Shaye Canady
  • Princess Miss UACCM Livia Palmer, Plainview, daughter of Tosha and Jesse Palmer
    • 1st Runner-Up Madelyn Byers, Conway, daughter of Holli Copeland and Cynthia Williamson, grandmother and guardian
  • Pre-Teen Miss UACCM Aliza Hady, Dover, daughter of Christy and Jessie Ashcraft and Zia and Sonia Hady
  • Teen Miss UACCM Camry Eller, Center Ridge, daughter of Melissa and Paul Eller
    • 1st Runner-Up Abigail Thomas, Casa, daughter of Amanda and David Thomas
    • 2nd Runner-Up Leanna Pettry, Springfield, daughter of Melinda and John Webster and Jennifer and Robert Pettry