Shelby Ringdahl, Miss Springfield, was crowned Miss Missouri 2013 at the end of the state’s pageant held on June 8, 2013 at Missouri Military Academy in Mexico. She will represent the state of Missouri at the upcoming Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic this September.
Shelby Ringdahl was crowned Miss Missouri 2013
On Thursday, Ringdahl was named a preliminary winner in the state pageant’s talent competition. Her pageant talent is as a vocalist. Ringdahl sang “Divine Gravity” from the Broadway musical “Wicked.”
Her pageant platform is, “Finding Safety: Helping Abused Children Find Love Through CASA.”
“I am from Columbia, Mo.,” she wrote on her Facebook page. “I am currently pursuing a degree in musical theatre with a business minor at Texas Christian University. My platform is “Helping Abused Children Find Love Through CASA” in which I am very passionate about advocating for to various communities.
Shelby Ringdahl being crowned Miss Missouri 2013.
Shelby will represent Missouri at Miss America 2014.
Miss Missouri 2013 results:
– Winner: Miss Springfield Shelby Ringdahl.
– The first runner up was Miss Jackson Mary Bauer.
– The second runner up was Miss Metro St. Louis Jillian Richardson.
– The third runner up was Miss Missouri State University Erica Cain.
– The fourth runner up was Miss Boone County Maikieta Blantley.
Earlier, judges also chose Tess Mandoli as Miss Missouri’s Outstanding Teen 2013. She will represent Missouri at the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando, Fla. The teen pageant is the younger-sister pageant within the Miss America Organization. Contestants are ages 13-17 years.
Photos by David Pickering. Courtesy of Miss Missouri Facebook.