(06/02/2010)

Queen Flora XLVIII Amara Yoak, 17, (center) was selected Tuesday
night during competition at Calhoun Middle-High School, with 1st
alternate Katlin Collins, 17, (left) and 2nd alternate Brooklyn
Renae Talley, 17 (right) who was also selected most photogenic

Amara Yoak was crowned the 48th Queen Flora by 2009 Queen Flora, Chelsey Ball, before a large audience at the annual pageant sponsored by the Calhoun County Wood Festival.

Amara is the daughter of David and Melissa Yoak of Grantsville. She won the interview portion of the contest.

First Alternate, Katlin Collins is the daughter of Carl and Marisha Collins of Big Springs.

Second Alternate, Brooklynn Renae Talley is the daughter of Richard and Patricia Talley of Pleasant Hill.

Ashley Houchin was selected as the pageant 'People's Choice'.

Michelle Hall won the talent division and Heaven Cain was chosen Miss Congeniality.

Queen Flora XLVIII, Amara Yoak gets her
crown from 2009 winner Chelsey Ball (right)

Queen Flora contenders and winners (L to R) Ashley Houchin; 2009
Queen Flora, Chelsey Ball; Katlin Collins; Queen Flora XLVIII Amara
Yoak; Brooklynn Renae Talley; Michelle Hall; and Heaven Cain


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