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Twenty-one vie for Miss Atmore crown

By By SHERRY DIGMON
Staff Writers
Twenty-one young ladies will take to the stage Saturday night as they vie for the Miss Atmore 2001 title.
The pageant, sponsored by the Atmore Arts Council, is open to all single, childless young ladies in the Atmore area who are at least 16 years of age or who have reached their sophomore year in high school.
Contestants are scored on physical fitness, poise and appearance, interview, practice attendance and ticket sales.
The pageant is set for Saturday, May 19, 7:30 p.m., in the Escambia County High School Hodnette Auditorium. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under.
Entertainment will be provided by the Atmore Dance Department under the direction of Judith Adams.
The following is a brief bio on each contestant.
Amanda Lynn Bell, 16, attends Escambia County High School. She is the daughter of Glenda and Damon Bell. Her sponsor is Joey's Furniture.
Megan Bennett, 15, is a student at Escambia Academy. She is the daughter of Al and Sandy Bennett. Her sponsor is His and Hers Style Shop.
Cassie Celena Boatwright, 18, attends the Alabama School of Math and Science. She is the daughter of Dianne Boatwright and the late Thomas Boatwright.
Crystal Michelle Booth, 16, attends Heritage Christian Academy. She is the daughter of Mack and Patty Booth. Her sponsor is B.C. Moore and Sons.
Nicole Carlton, 16, attends Escambia County High School. She is the daughter of Jim and Janice Carlton. Her sponsor is Johnson Ford.
Tracey Coleman, 16, attends Escambia Academy. She is the daughter of Connie Digmon and Homer Coleman. Her sponsor is Kathy's Rental.
Courtney Dettling, 17, is a junior at Escambia Academy. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Dettling. Her sponsor is Dettling Appraisal Service.
Patsy Digmon, 16, attends Flomaton High School. She is the daughter of Letitia Digmon and the late James Digmon. Her sponsor is Coley Air Conditioning.
Amanda Nicole Edwards, 17, attends Northview High School. She is the daughter of Bernard and Debora Edwards. Her sponsor is Dr. Gene West.
Mary Catherine Faircloth, 15, is a sophomore at Escambia County High School. She is the daughter of Rob and Sheilo Faircloth. Her sponsor is David's Catfish House.
Elizabeth Glavan, 18, attends Escambia Academy. She is the daughter of Mike and Ann Glavan. Her sponsor is Escambia Glass Company.
Abby Helton, 16, attends Escambia County High School. She is the daughter of James and Shelia Helton. Her sponsor is Audio Plus.
Amanda Kirby, 15, is a student at Escambia Academy. She is the daughter of James and Pamela Kirby. Her sponsor is Al's 5 &10.
Karla Martin, 17, attends Escambia County High School. She is the daughter of Nathan and Susan Martin. Her sponsor is Frontier Communications.
Sandy Morris, 17, attend Northview High School. She is the daughter of Sandra and Mack Morris Jr. Her sponsor is Cookie Jar.
Laura Nisewonger, 18, attends Escambia County High School. She is the daughter of Rodger and Jean Nisewonger. Her sponsor is Jasmine Place.
Megan Lindsey Rolin, 16, attends Northview High School. She is the daughter of Raymond and Mary Rolin. Her sponsor is the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.
Sarah Stephens, 16, is a student at Escambia County High School. She is the daughter of Ann and Fred Stephens. Her sponsor is Masland Carpets.
Kandace Walker, 16, is a junior at Escambia County High School. She is the daughter of Theresa Cheeseborrough Walker and the Rev. Willis R. Walker II. Her sponsor is Fancy Fingers Beauty Salon.
Miranda Williams, 16, attends Escambia County High School. She is the daughter of Randy and Lynn Williams. Her sponsor is Muskogee Metalworks.
Amber Woolard, 17, attends Escambia County High School. She is the daughter of Stewart and Debra Woolard. Her sponsor is Midtown Auto Parts.