The Edmond Sun

February 1, 2014

2 locals compete for Miss Pre-Teen Oklahoma City title

Patty Miller
The Edmond Sun

OKLA. CITY — Juliette Angell of Edmond and Kaidence Mills of Oklahoma City were recently selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Pre-Teen Oklahoma City pageant competition that will take place Feb. 16.

Wendy Lau Wong of Oklahoma City was recently selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Teen Oklahoma City pageant competition that will take place on the same night.

Juliette, Kaidence and Wendy learned of their acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant officials announced their selections. All three girls submitted an application and took part in an interview session that was conducted by this year’s Oklahoma City Pageant Coordinator.

Juliette is the daughter of Kirby and Michelee Angell of Edmond. She is a fifth grader at Charles Haskell Elementary. Her favorite subjects are science and reading.

Juliette spends many hours on the ice practicing as a competitive figure skater. She volunteers her time as a safety patrol office at school, and she is a University of Central Oklahoma ice girl for the hockey team.

Juliette is completely sponsored by Alley Cats Hair Salon.

Kaidence is 10 years old and is in the fourth grade at James L. Dennis Elementary in the Putnam City School District. She plays the viola and is in Honor Choir. She likes to save animals.

Kaidence was in National American Miss in June of 2013, and then she won Beautiful Miss in July 2013. In Beautiful Miss she won Best Hair along with the title.

She said she enjoys doing pageants because it helps her gain self confidence and she enjoys meeting new friends.

Her hobbies are reading, riding her bike, taking care of her animals and playing with her baby cousin.

Her parents are Karissa Ellette who works in Edmond and Christopher Mills of Oklahoma City, and her sister Taryn Mills lives in Edmond as well as her cousin Eric Rogers and his wife Amy and their sons, Zane and Gentry.

Kaidence is looking for sponsors to help her in the contest.

Juliette, Kaidence and Wendy will be competing for their share of thousands of dollars in prizes and specialty gifts that will be distributed to contestants. Kaidence will be competing in the Miss Pre-Teen division, one of four divisions that will have young ladies between the ages of 7-19 competing in modeling routines, which include casual wear and formal wear. Both girls will display their personality and interviewing skills while interviewing with this year’s Oklahoma City judging panel.

Whoever wins the title of Miss Pre-Teen Oklahoma City or Miss Teen Oklahoma City will represent Oklahoma City and the surrounding communities at the National Competition that will take place in Orlando, Fla. More than $30,000 in prizes and awards will be presented at the National Competition where each state winner will receive an all- expense paid trip of five nights and six days in Orlando.

Contestants rely on community businesses, organizations and private individuals to assist them in participating in this year’s competition by becoming an official sponsor. Through sponsorship, each contestant receives all the necessary training, rehearsals and financial support that will allow them to become confident and well-prepared contestants in this year’s Oklahoma City pageant.

Any business, organization, or private individual who may be interested in becoming a sponsor  may contact the Miss Pre-Teen Oklahoma City pageant coordinator, at 1-877-403-6678.

Wendy is being sponsored by Child Care Inc. Any other business, organization or private individual who may be interested in becoming a sponsor to Wendy may contact her through her email: wendy.lau@okstate.edu.