(6-8-18) Parkway graduate and current Miss Lake Festival Clista Hellwarth starts her quest for the opportunity to be crowned the new Miss Ohio starting this weekend in Mansfield.
Hellwarth, who just finished her freshman year at St. Francis, competed on the track and field team and placed 3rd in the javelin throw at the Crossroads League meet and was named to the All-CL team .
Two former Miss Lake Festival Queens have won Miss Ohio honors, but not while representing the Lake Festival.
- In 2011 Celina’s Ellen Bryan as Miss Clayland won the crown, she currently works on the air in Washington D.C. at WUSA 9TV.
- In 2009 St. Henry’s Erica Gelhaus also representing Miss Clayland picked up the title.
Local residents can help Hellwarth win the pagaent by casting an online vote (cost is $1.00)
Hellwarth will be joined by three local Ohio Miss Outstanding Teen candidates, including Miss Lake Festival’s winner Kaycie Wissman of Minster, plus two Celina candidates Julianna Lee who won the Miss Tallawanda title and Maleah Lee who picked up the title at the Miss Heart of Ohio pageant.