Krista Rapp was crowned the 2014 Bristol Homecoming Queen, and Makayla McKenzie was crowned the 2014 Bristol Homecoming Teen at the Bristol Homecoming Pageant Thursday, July 10.
Krista, 18, is a senior at Elkhart Memorial High School. She wants to become a police officer. Her motto is: “The tragedy of life is not death, but what we let die inside of us while we live.” She wants to help empower and boost young women’s rights and self-esteem. For her talent, she gave a self-defense demonstration. She is sponsored by the Bristol Police Department.
Makayla, 15, is going into 10th grade at Edwardsburg High School. She plans to double major in musical theater and acoustical engineering after high school. Her motto is 1 Timothy 4:12 “Let no man despise the youth but be an example of the believer in word, in conversation, in sprit, in faith and in purity.” Her pageant mission statement is: All people are beautiful. Her sponsors are Phyllis and Dale Tharp. Makayla also won Miss Talent in the teen division for her performance of “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes” from Disney’s Cinderella.
Victoria Marian-Amarieutei was first runner-up for Bristol Homecoming Queen. She also was Miss Talent. Deonna Minix was second runner-up. Jaimie Dayton won Miss Congeniality and the People’s Choice Award.
In the Bristol Teen division, Adrianna Nettro was first runner-up. Raven Knapp won second runner-up. Lizzy Anderson won the People’s Choice Award. Hazel Kuykendall won Miss Congeniality.
Five young women competed in Teen division and five in the Miss division.