Trenton high school student Emily Kasinger competes next week for the title of Missouri’s Outstanding Teen.
Miss Kasinger qualified for the statewide pageant by winning a title in November at St. Joseph as Miss Pony Express Outstanding Teen.
Selection of the 2017 outstanding teen occurs in the same week as the Miss Missouri Pageant is held in Mexico, Missouri.
Emily Kasinger from Trenton plans a dance routine for her talent presentation. Besides talent, other categories for judging are listed as active wear, evening gown, an interview as well as on-stage questions.
There are 28 contestants for Miss Outstanding Missouri Teen with the winner and runners-up announced Friday, June 16th.
Meanwhile, 30 other young women are entered for next weeks’ Miss Missouri Pageant with that winner and runners up announced Saturday, June 17th.