Miss Hot Springs Scholarship Foundation presented its annual pageant Saturday, November 25th at the Mueller Center.
Contestants traveled from around the state to compete for three titles. New titleholders will compete in the State Pageant in Hot Springs in June. Miss and Outstanding Teen contestants competed in fitness or swimsuit, talent, private interview and evening gown and on stage question.
Crowned were Miss Christmas in the Hills, Amber Hulse from Hot Springs, a student from University of South Dakota, Miss Christmas in the Hills Outstanding Teen Payton Steffensen is a student at Yankton High School, and Miss Hot Springs Outstanding Teen Jessica Benson attends Stevens High School in Rapid City. Other winners were Miss Congeniality Jessica Benson, Children Miracle Maker Awards Miranda O’Bryan and Payton Steffensen, Diva Award Amber Hulse and Jessica Benson.