Little Miss Lufkin Pageant helps build confidence

Little Miss Lufkin Pageant helps build confidence
Source: KTRE Staff
Source: KTRE Staff

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Dozens of the cutest little girls strutted their stuff for a Little Miss Lufkin Pageant.

More than 40 contestants from across Angelina County competed for coveted crowns in each age division.

Organizers remind parents and contestants that it's not all about winning, but more so the experience.

"This is a competition just like a sport," Kathryn Hensley, the Pageants of East Texas director said. "To see the smile on their face that they've done great and that they're proud of themselves is very rewarding."

Every contestant went home with a trophy. Hensley said this competition helps build confidence and self-esteem.

Here is the complete list of this year's winners:

Infant Miss Essence Landry

Baby Miss Tariyah Hallie

Todder Miss Emma Rae Loggins

Tiny Tot Island Jones

Tiny Miss Skylar Sowell

Mini Miss Abby Richards

Little  Miss Cassidy Jo Williams

Petite Miss Cami Hartzog

Junior Miss Nicole Marze

Teen Miss Drew Prince

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