Northwest Regional State Fair Pageant Finalists Named

Eight contestants to compete Oct. 19 for title

Little Rock, AR –The Northwest Regional pageant for Miss Arkansas State Fair and Junior Miss Arkansas State Fair was held at the 80th Arkansas State Fair Tuesday night.

Eight young women advanced to the final pageants to be held October 19 in Arkansas Hall on the state fairgrounds in Little Rock.

Advancing to Saturday’s finale are, in alphabetical order:


Michaela Cooper, Harrison, AR; representing Boone County

Emily Lisenby, Plainview, AR representing Yell County

Jeana Lovett, Waldron, AR, representing Scott County

Kristen Sharp, Van Buren, AR; representing Crawford County**


Gracie Hilker, Harrison, AR; representing Boone County**

Rose Kilpatrick, Prairie Grove, AR, representing Washington County

Maile McDonald, Van Buren, AR; representing Arkansas Oklahoma

McKenzie Paden, Mountain Home, AR; representing Northwest District

** - Interview Award recipient

The Arkansas State Fair continues through Oct. 20 at the State Fairgrounds in Little Rock.