Eighteen girls participated in the 2016 Little Miss Grantsville Pageant, held at Grantsville High School, as part of Grantsville’s Fourth of July celebration.
The contestants were judged by three out-of-town judges, including the reigning Miss Utah USA, Teale Shawn Murdock. The girls were judged on a personal introduction, talent, party dress presentation and an on-stage question. Junior Little Miss Grantsville was chosen from girls in grades 1-3, and Senior Little Miss Grantsville was chosen from girls in grades 4-6.
Sadie Mouritsen was selected as Junior Little Miss Grantsville. For her talent, she sang and danced to the song “Popular” from the play “Wicked.” Her attendants included Phoebe Davies, who danced to the song “Indiana;” Taytum Mondragon, who danced to the song “911;” Hannah Miller, who danced to the song “Rockin’ Robin;” and Haizlee Hall, who danced to the song “My Boyfriend’s Back.”
Chloe Davies was named Senior Little Miss Grantsville. For her talend, she danced to the song “Human.” Her attendants were Hilda Penney, who sang the Beatles song “Imagine,” and Hannah Patterson, who danced to the song “Wake Me Up.”
During the contest, 32 “Tiny Miss” girls ages 2-6 took part in a party dress competition. The 2-3-year-old queen was Kodi Nielson, and her attendants were Hadlee Barker, Journee Hebdon and Miya Martello. The 4-5-year-old queen was Addison Holste, and her attendants were JaeCee Sullivan and Preslee Dahl. The 6-year-old queen was Emree Howard, and her attendants were Taylor Fawson, Haeley Herren and Haedyn Herren.