Elizabeth Timmons, 12, was chosen to compete as a state finalist in the National American Miss Oregon Pageant pre-teen division held May 28. At the three-day event she was judged on her participation in a formal wear competition, her community involvement and a personal introduction and one-on-one interview with the judges. She finished as one of the top 15 semi-finalists at the state level. 

Timmons attends Astoria Middle School and is the daughter of Cmdr. Bill Timmons and Laura Timmons of Astoria.