Kelsey Griswold Crowned Miss Oklahoma 2013

Kelsey Griswold, age 20, was crowned Miss Oklahoma 2013 on Saturday, June 8 at the Mabee Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This was Griswold’s first year competing at the Miss Oklahoma Pageant. She will receive a $16,000 scholarship for winning Miss Oklahoma. Griswold was a preliminary talent and preliminary swimsuit winner. She performed the vocal selection, “Everybody Says Don’t” for her talent. Her platform is A.R.T. – Artists Reaching Together. Kelsey will compete at the Miss America Pageant on September 15, 2013 in Atlantic City, NJ. She attends Oklahoma City University.┬áHer local title was Miss Bricktown.

First Runner up, Alexandra Eppler, Miss Edmond Liberty Fest will receive a $7,000 scholarship. Eppler, age 22, performed a dance to “Wonderland.” Her platform is Dare 2 Care: Random Acts of Kindness. Eppler was also awarded a $3,000 scholarship for the Esther Award and a $1,000 scholarship for the Kiwanis Community Service Award. Eppler is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma.

Second Runner up, Georgia Frazier, Miss Oklahoma State Fair will receive a $4,000 scholarship. Frazier, age 21 attends Oral Roberts University. Her talent was a vocal performance, “I Dreamed a Dream.” Frazier’s platform is F.L.A.G. – Cervical Cancer Awareness. Frazier also received a $1,000 scholarship as First Runner up for the Kiwanis Community Service Award. Frazier was a preliminary swimsuit winner.

Third Runner up, Sarah Klein, Miss Frontier Country will receive a $3,000 scholarship. Klein, age 21 is a senior at the University of Oklahoma. She performed classical piano, “Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2.” Klein was a preliminary talent winner and a preliminary swimsuit winner. Her platform is Learning through Serving. Klein received the Miss America Community Service Award and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Klein was also a Kiwanis Community Service Award Finalist.

Fourth Runner up, Tawnie Goodwin, Miss Okmulgee County will receive a $2,000 scholarship. Goodwin, age 22, attends Northeastern State University. Her platform is Fit Kids Healthy Nation: Nutrition Education for Adolescents. She performed contemporary piano, ” Nostradamus.”