Pictured (l-r): Alyssa Smith, Miss Bridge Day; Taylor Miller, Miss Putnam County Fair; and Emma Luikart, Miss WV Chocolate Festival.
Sunday, January 7th, was a special day for three Putnam County beauty pageant winners. Alyssa Smith, Miss Bridge Day; Taylor Miller, Miss Putnam County Fair; and Emma Luikart, Miss WV Chocolate Festival were honorees at a sendoff event held at the Red House (Eleanor Town Hall). The three are among the pageant winners who will compete on January 11 through 13, at the West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals pageant in Charleston. The WVAFF pageant winner will reign over the West Virginia State Fair this summer.
Miss Bridge Day, Alyssa Smith, is a junior at Poca High School; Miss Putnam County Fair, Taylor Miller, is a Winfield High graduate and attends Bridge Valley; and Miss WV Chocolate Festival, Emma Luikart, is a Buffalo High graduate and attends Marshall University.