NOC participants shine at Miss Oklahoma Pageant

Four Northern Oklahoma College students participated in the Miss Oklahoma Pageant in Tulsa June 7-11.

Miss NOC Tonkawa Emma Valgora received a $500 non-finalist talent award, a $500 dreamer award (given by the judges for a young lady that stood out in interview and impressed the judges), and a $1,000 non-finalist award. Valgora is from Ponca City.

Miss NOC Enid Mia-Claire Jones received a $500 community service achievement award and a non-finalist award of $1,000. Jones is from Morrison.

Miss Heartland Chandler Brown received a $1,000 non-finalist award. Brown was the runner-up Miss NOC Tonkawa in 2021. She is from Ponca City.

Miss NOC Enid 2017 Lexi Neahring received a $500 Miss America empowerment award and a $10,000 scholarship to Oral Robert’s University and a $1,000 non-finalist award. Leahring is the current Miss Ponca City and is from Enid.

Miss NOC Directors Shannon Varner, Tonkawa, and Terri Sutherland received Miss Oklahoma 2022 local directors of the year.