November 8, 2017

2018 Miss Contestants

Meet the 2018 Miss Contestants competing for the titles of Miss Lane County, Miss Linn-Benton, and Miss Central Valley! The new Miss Central Valley title will be open to all contestants of the Miss Lane and Miss Linn-Benton competitions. The program will award Miss Lane County (for those attending school, working or living in Lane Co), Miss Linn-Benton (for those attending school, working or living in Linn or Benton Counties) and Miss Central Valley will be the highest scoring contestant from either Miss Lane or Miss Linn-Benton.

Miss Lane County

Name: Ali Abel
Age: 21
Platform: Prevent Child Abuse America
Talent: Musical Theater Vocal – Never Enough from The Greatest Showman
School: Graduate Student at the University of Oregon
Name: Sabrina Baker
Age: 19
Platform: Female Empowerment/Body Positivity
Talent: Signing Rise Up by Andra Day
School: Freshman at the University of Oregon
Name: Kaitlyn Dixon
Age: 20
Platform: Outside the Courtroom
Talent: Lyrical Dance to Wolves
School: Student at the University of Oregon School of Law
Name: Hannah Garhofer
Age: 21
Platform: Live Your Dash – Leave Your Legacy
Talent: Tap Dance to Emergency by Icona Pop
School: Junior at the University of Oregon
Name: Miyah Moriguchi
Age: 19
Platform: Children’s Miracle Network
Talent: Hip Hop Dance
School: Freshman at Lane Community College
Name: Kaylin Salladay
Age: 20
Platform: Relay For Life: Fighting Cancer One Lap at a Time
Talent: Classical Vocal – Think Of Me from Phantom of the Opera
School: Sophomore at Northwest Christian University
Name: Mandi Severson
Age: 23
Platform: The Value of Volunteerism
Talent: Vocal with Guitar to I See Fire by Ed Sheeran
School: Graduate Student at the University of Oregon
Name: Claire Sparks
Age: 18
Platform: The Make a Wish Foundation
Talent: Contemporary Dance to Blue
School: Freshman at the University of Oregon

Miss Linn-Benton

Name: Ryen Buys
Age: 19
Platform: SOLV – Stop Oregon Litter and Vandalism
Talent: Jazz Dance to Unstoppable
School: Sophomore at Linn-Benton Community College
Name: Danielle Cormier
Age: 20
Platform: Kids Get Arthritis Too!
Talent: Baton Twirling to Sway by The Pussycat Dolls
School: Junior at Oregon State University
Name: Mykah Galloway
Age: 22
Platform: 4-H Youth Development Program
Talent: Pop Vocal – Popular from Wicked
School: Sophomore at Linn-Benton Community College
Name: Sheridan Pipkin
Age: 21
Platform: Horses4Heroes
Talent: Rifle Routine to Master of Tides by Lindsey Stirling
School: Senior at Oregon State University
Name: Gloria Ramirez
Age: 19
Platform: We the People
Talent: Modernized Mexican Folk Dance to Despacito by Luis Fonsi
School: Sophomore at Oregon State University
Name: Emma Wampler
Age: 22
Platform: Our Children, Our Future
Talent: Original Vocal Performance – Bigger by Emma Wampler
School: Senior at Oregon State University