Road to Miss America 2013:
Alicia Clifton, Miss Edmond LibertyFest, was crowned Miss Oklahoma 2012 at the finale of the annual State pageant held at the ORU Mabee Center on June 9, 2012. She will represent Oklahoma at the Miss America 2013 pageant, scheduled for next January in Las Vegas.
Alicia Clifton Crowned Miss Oklahoma 2012
Alicia Clifton, from Oklahoma City, is a junior at The University of Oklahoma majoring in Broadcast Journalism. She was a member of the OU Pom Squad during her Freshman and Sophomore years. She also won third place in the Kiwanis community service competition. She won the talent contest in Thursday night’s competition. In the Miss Oklahoma 2011 pageant, Clifton was the second runner-up. With the tittle, Alicia Clifton will receive a $16,000 scholarship.
She will represent Oklahoma at the Miss America 2013 pageant
Alicia began dancing at the age of three and by the age of five was already dancing competitively. She is a National and an International dance award winner, winning thousands of awards, some of which include being a two-time Silver Medalist and a Gold Medalist for the USA at the World Dance Championships conducted in Riesa, Germany and Orlando, Florida. She was the first American Dance Idol and after competing against hundreds of dancers from 37 states, eventually was the first place winner of $10,000. She currently holds two dance related Guinness World Records.
Miss Oklahoma 2012 Alicia Clifton (C) and her court.
Alicia has been a featured guest on the Regis and Kelly Show, the Megan Mullally show as well as the Ellen Degeneres show. Additionally, she was invited on two separate occasions to be on Guinness TV shows in Rome, Italy and Beijing, China where she set and subsequently broke her own record for the most consecutive fouettes a la seconde’ in 30 seconds. Children are drawn to Alicia wherever she goes, and she proves herself to be a wonderful role model for all ages.
The first runner-up was Damaris Pierce, Miss Oklahoma State Fair. She won a $7,000 scholarship. The second runner-up went to Veronica Wisniewski, Miss Frontier Country. She won a $4,000 scholarship. The third runner-up was Megan Johnson, Miss Eastern Oklahoma County. She won a $3,000 scholarship. The fourth runner-up was Sarah Klein, Miss Tulsa. She won a $2,000 scholarship.