About 550 people watched as four local young women were crowned at the 2018 Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program competition Feb. 3 at the Seaside Convention Center, where $6,850 in scholarships was awarded.
Haylie Moon, 22, of Cannon Beach walked away with $1,550 in scholarships. She was named Miss Clatsop County 2018, Overall Miss Interview winner, recipient of the Miss Oregon Alexis Mather Service Above Self Award for the Miss Division, and the Miss Congeniality Award. She is a 2014 graduate of Seaside High School, and is enrolled at University of Portland.
The title of Miss North Coast went to Aubrey McMahan, 19, of Knappa, who is attending Clatsop Community College. She also won the overall Miss Talent award, and her total scholarships for the weekend were $1,125.
Named Runner-Up in the Miss Division was Kayla Worwood, 22, a 2014 graduate of Astoria High School. She also won the Overall Evening Wear competition, netting a $575 scholarship.
Winning the Miss Clatsop County’s Outstanding Teen 2018 title was Caitlin Hillman, 15, of Gearhart, a sophomore at Seaside High School. She will receive a total of $625 after also winning the overall Teen Interview and Talent categories.
The Miss North Coast’s Outstanding Teen title went to Taryn Miller, 15, of Scappoose. She was also voted Teen Congeniality by her peers, and shared the Teen award for the Miss Oregon 2016 Alexis Mather Service Above Self Award. She will receive a $700 scholarship.
Riley Mitchell, 15, of Warrenton, was named Teen runner-up and Overall Teen Eveningwear Winner, and netted the Teen Marketing Award. She attends Warrenton High School, and qualifies for $400 in scholarships.
By random draw, Galilea Casarrubias was named Miss Clatsop County’s Princess; Miss North Coast’s Princess is Tori Miller.
Moon, McMahan, Hillman and Miller will move forward to the Miss Oregon and Oregon’s Outstanding Teen competition in late June in Seaside.
The Miss Clatsop County Scholarship Program is an official preliminary to the Miss Oregon and Miss America Organization. For information, contact Sandy Newman at 503-717-3501 or go to missclatsopcounty.org