Photos by R. Chantz Richens
The Miss Carbon County Pageant was held Saturday at the Civic Auditorium.
2016 Miss Carbon County Aajah Brienholt passed the crown on to the 2017 winner, Madison Burrola of Price. Burrola was awarded a $1300 cash scholarship, a $1,000 USU Eastern Scholarship and a $200 Children’s Miracle Network Scholarship. She was also awarded the Lifestyle & Fitness in Swimsuit Award, Talent Award and Service Award. She will represent Carbon County at the Miss Utah Pageant June 12th-18th, 2017.
Madison Burrola is the 18-year-old daughter of Sarah Rasmussen Marquez and Dominic Burrola. She is currently attending Utah State University Eastern. She hopes to become a veterinarian. Madison is a member of the Utah State University Eastern’s dance team and has been dancing for 15 years. She performed a lyrical dance solo for her talent at the pageant entitled “Glorious.” Her service platform is entitled “Mission I’mPossible: Choose Your Future.” Her goal is to create a positive support system for every child and teen in Carbon County so they can be confident in who they are and fulfill their dreams. Madison is looking forward to her year of service as Miss Carbon County 2017.
Crowned first attendant in this year’s pageant was Laini Davis. She performed a jazz dance solo entitled “Shake The Room” and her service platform is “No One Fights Alone: Cancer Awareness.” Davis received a $750 cash scholarship as well as a $500 scholarship to USU Eastern. She also received the People’s Choice Award and Most Photogenic Award.
Second attendant is Kiley Funk. She performed a lyrical dance solo entitled “Human” and her service platform is “Cross It & Click It.” Funk received a $500 cash scholarship and a $500 USU Eastern Scholarship. She also received the Amazing Fundraiser Award and the Director’s Award.
Miss Congeniality was awarded to Kaylee Leautaud. She received a $200 scholarship awarded by the Ginny Neely Family.