A Miss Kentucky preliminary, including Misses Lexington Legends, Horse Capital of the World and Thoroughbred Country, was held Feb. 1 in Lexington. Each contestant competed in talent, swimwear and evening wear with an onstage question, an interview with judges and promoting a cause for their platform.
Title winners will compete in the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Pageant on July 12 at the Singletary Center. Outstanding Teens will compete June 14 in Somerset for the Kentucky Teen title.
The winner of the Miss Kentucky Scholarship program will compete in the Miss America pageant in September in Atlantic City. The winner of the Miss Kentucky Outstanding Teen pageant will compete in Orlando, Fla., in the Miss America Outstanding Teen competition Aug. 2. Each Miss winner was awarded a $400 scholarship and prizes.
Lisa Fath and her daughter Victoria Fath are the pageant directors.
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The following were crowned as winners:
■ 2014 Lexington Legends Miss: Emily Horn, 21, daughter of Chris and Donna Horn of Harrodsburg. She is a junior at Eastern Kentucky University and is majoring in dietetics.
■ 2014 Miss Thoroughbred Country: Katie Himes, 21, daughter of Bob and Cathy Himes of Cynthiana. She attends Northern Kentucky University and is majoring in criminal justice.
■ 2014 Miss Horse Capital of the World: Caity Jackson, 20, daughter of Melissa and Rick Jackson of Kettering, Ohio. She attends Eastern Kentucky University and is majoring in broadcast journalism.
■ 2014 Lexington Legends Outstanding Teen: Caroline Ford, 17, daughter of Andy and Robyn Ford of Bowling Green. She attends South Warren High School.
■ 2014 Thoroughbred Country Outstanding Teen: Kennedy Sabharwal, 14, daughter of Dr. Tammy Hoskins and Shawn Sabharwal of Lexington. She attends Sayre School.
■ 2014 Horse Capital of the World Outstanding Teen: Cassie Wooley, 16, daughter of Steve and Mechelle Massie of Flatwoods. She attends Russell High School.