Marin Legge is crowned Miss Tooele City 2018 at Saturday night’s scholarship pageant at Tooele High School. Miss Tooele City 2017 Kat Hawley (back) and 2017 co-attendant Ayanna Likens (right) crowned Gebs.
Miss Tooele City Marin Legge is joined by her co-attendants Lily Gebs (left) and Sadee Simmons.
Simmons reacts when she is crowned by Likens and Hawk.
Gebs holds still while she’s crowned by Likens.
Miss Tooele City contestants Lily Gebs, Mariana Sablan, Marin Legge, Angela Moore, Indianna Shosted, Katelyn Bush, Sadee Simmons, Cassidy Evans and Kailee Russell take the stage after the evening wear competition to find out the results of the 2018 pageant.
The auditorium stage at Tooele High School was the venue Saturday night for the 2018 Miss Tooele City Scholarship Pageant.
Nine local women competed for the honors, with Marin Legge crowned Miss Tooele City 2018, and Sadee Simmons and Lily Gebs selected as co-attendants.
Responsibilities for Miss Tooele City and her co-attendants include: Being a positive and professional representative for the city throughout the year and promoting the city as a great place to live, work and play; a role model for local youth; exhibiting patriotism and being ambassadors during the city’s Fourth of July celebration.
The scholarships are $2,000 for Miss Tooele City and $1,000 for each co-attendant. Scholarships are to be used to defray expenses related to academic advancement, and are paid to royalty after the Miss Tooele City Scholarship Pageant the following year.
Francie Aufdemorte is photo editor for the Tooele Transcript-Bulletin. A Tooele County native, she graduated from Tooele High School in 1989, and with a degree in English from the University of Utah in 2001. She next studied filmmaking at the New York Film Academy in 2005, from which she earned a certificate of completion. Her ties to community journalism begin in 2005 when she worked for the Magna Times for two years, handling everything from classified advertising to editing and proofing news stories. While there she also created and maintained a new website for the newspaper. In 2007, she opened a Salt Lake-based studio called Book Cliff Photography. As principle photographer, she worked both editorial and commercial assignments, including portraiture and weddings. As photo editor, Aufdemorte photographs news, features, sports and advertising for the Transcript-Bulletin and supplemental publications, while also managing and assigning the newspaper’s freelance photographers.
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