Big moment: Kelcie Knowles reacts after being named 2013 Miss Peach at the conclusion of Thursday’s pageant.
Big moment: Kelcie Knowles reacts after being named 2013 Miss Peach at the conclusion of Thursday’s pageant.

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Knowles crowned Miss Peach

Published 10:27pm Thursday, June 27, 2013

Kelcie Knowles was crowned Miss Peach on Thursday, the last of the 2013 Peach Queens to put on her crown.

Knowles joins Little Miss Peach Emma Owens, Young Miss Peach Mattie Woodall and Junior Miss Peach Anna Calhoun to form the group that will represent and promote Chilton County at various events throughout the coming year.

Knowles is the 17-year-old daughter of Shawn and Debbie Knowles.

Natalie Peoples won the Swim Wear portion of the pageant, held at the Chilton County High School auditorium, and was named first alternate.

The rest of Knowles’ court included: Catherine Rowe, second alternate; Tayler Mazingo, third alternate; Brooke Clark, fourth alternate; and Allison Hayes, Miss Congeniality.

Queen’s court: The court for Knowles (fourth from left) included: Allison Hayes, Miss Congeniality; Tayler Mazingo, third alternate; Natalie Peoples, first alternate; Catherine Rowe, second alternate; and Brooke Clark, fourth alternate.
Queen’s court: The court for Knowles (fourth from left) included: Allison Hayes, Miss Congeniality; Tayler Mazingo, third alternate; Natalie Peoples, first alternate; Catherine Rowe, second alternate; and Brooke Clark, fourth alternate.

Winners of the Miss Photogenic contest were also announced and included Knowles, 15–18 age group; Whitley Smith, 12–14; Madalyn Barrington, 8–11; Cresley Claire Haggard, 5–7; Kendall McLaughlin, 3–4; Lily Claire Burke, 1–2; and Nora Kayte Camarillo, 0–11 months.

The new Peach Queens will make their first appearance together Friday at the ninth annual Peach Jam Jubilee at Clanton City Park.

For more from all the Peach Festival events, see The Clanton Advertiser’s Peach Festival Wrap-Up special section next week.

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