Swann crowned Miss GHS

Published 4:12 pm Tuesday, April 29, 2014

First runner up Jasmine Pressley, left, and the newly crowned Miss GHS Sellers Swann, right, were chosen out of a field of 16 contestants at the Greenville High School Auditorium Saturday night. (Photo Courtesy of Angie Long)

First runner up Jasmine Pressley, left, and the newly crowned Miss GHS Sellers Swann, right, were chosen out of a field of 16 contestants at the Greenville High School Auditorium Saturday night. (Photo Courtesy of Angie Long)

By Angie Long

They were “Red Carpet Ready” in true Tinseltown fashion at Greenville High School Saturday night, as the 2014 Miss GHS got underway in the school’s auditorium.

Ashley Braden, Olivia Powell, A’yana Cook, Angel Isaac, Asten Whiddon, Chasity Stinson, Angela Santiago, Makayla Polaco, Jasmine Pressley, Sellers Swann, Lindsey Nichols, Rhiya Daniel, Reagan Edwards, Heather Palmer, Faith Keeney and Cheyenne Odom were the 16 young ladies vying for the chance to represent their school as its queen. Todd Henderson and Tomesha Hamilton presided over the pageant as co-emcees.

The panel of three judges chose contestant No. 9, Jasmine Pressley, as first runner-up, with contestant No. 10, Sellers Swann, crowned the new Miss GHS for 2014.

Swann also won Most Photogenic, as well as the scholastic, poise and appearance and interview portions of the pageant.

Pageant princesses for the night were Lauren Hamilton, Brooke Horn, Claire Hutson, Amiry Bell, Rhian Grayson, Matty Grace Coghlan, Ella Ruth Coghlan and Riley Burkett.

During the event’s intermission, entertainment was provided by the Greenville Middle School Choir, under the direction of Shari Powell and Margaret West. Angelanette Brown performed “Beautiful,” with instrumentals performed by Matthew Gray on keyboards, Joshua Owens on drums and Preston Thomas on the saxophone.