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Linderman Crowned Miss WBC


Samantha Linderman (left) is crowned by 2010 Miss WBC Lindsay Kammerer.

Samantha Linderman, a junior from Mammoth Spring, Ark., is the newly crowned Miss Williams Baptist College. Linderman was presented the title Friday night at the annual Miss WBC Pageant.

Linderman, who is majoring in biology/pre-medicine at Williams, receives a $250 scholarship with the title. She is the daughter of Terry and Sandra Linderman of Mammoth Spring.

First runner-up was Elizabeth Harmon of Jonesboro, Ark. Harmon, a sophomore majoring in music education, is the daughter of Mark and Krysha Harmon.

Second runner-up went to Emily Franklin of Cooter, Mo. She also won the pageant’s talent award, which includes a $150 scholarship. Franklin is a freshman psychology major, and she is the daughter of Allen and Carla Franklin.

Third runner-up honors went to Kindahl Mayfield fo Concord, Ark., who was also presented the Scholarship of Excellence. The $100 scholarship, presented in honor of WBC’s Jackie Burton, is given to the contestant with the highest combined GPA and interview score. Mayfield, a sophomore psychology major, is the daughter of Tim and Marilyn Mayfield.

Miss Congeniality was presented to Bella Rains of Quincy, Ill. Rains, a senior majoring in social studies education, is the daughter of Tom and Catherine Rains.

Miss WBC Honorees (left to right): Bella Rains, Elizabeth Harmon, Samantha Linderman, Emily Franklin and Kindahl Mayfield.

A total of 12 contestants took part in the pageant. The winners were presented their honors by the 2010 Miss WBC, sophomore Lindsay Kammerer of Conowingo, Md.

Williams is a four-year, liberal arts college at Walnut Ridge.

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