ZIONSVILLE —It’s time for Kendallville’s Lydia Tremaine to pass her Miss Indiana crown.

The same goes for Miss Indiana’s Outstanding Teen, Kendallville’s Jenna Zabona.

On Sunday, 64 outstanding and talented young women from across Indiana will gather in Zionsville to begin competition for nearly $60,000 in scholarships and the titles of Miss Indiana and Miss Indiana’s Outstanding Teen 2019.

Three nights of preliminary competition will take place June 12-14, culminating in the Miss Indiana Final Competition on Saturday, June 15, at 6 p.m.

By the end of the evening, both Miss Indiana and Miss Indiana’s Outstanding Teen 2019 will be crowned. Tickets are still available for purchase at MissIndiana.org.

Fans, friends and family can help ensure that their favorite contestant secures a spot in the Final Competition by voting for her at Vote.MissIndiana.Org to be a finalist. Only the Top 10 contestants in Miss and Teen, plus the People’s Choice winners will compete for the titles on Finals Night. Each vote costs $1.

Several area women will be competing in the contest this year.

Those vying for the title of Miss Indiana include:

Brittany Alwine, 20, of Kendallville, is Miss Auburn Cord Duesenberg. A student at Trine University majoring in exercise science, Brittany’s talent is tap dance and her social impact initiative is “Get fit with Brit: Encouraging people of all ages to live a healthy lifestyle.”

Jordan Axel, 20, of Kendallville, is Miss Fort Wayne. A student at The University of Alabama majoring in public relations and marketing, Jordan’s talent is tap dance and her social impact initiative is “Project Limitless.”

Madilyn Kazmucha, 18, of Wolcottville, is Miss Limberlost. A student at Liberty University studying digital media and journalism, Madilyn’s talent is musical theatre dance and her social impact initiative is “Let your light shine.”

Victoria Ruble, 21, of Garrett, is Miss Collegiate North. A student at Ball State University majoring in entrepreneurial management, Victoria’s talent is vocal performance and her social impact initiative is “Redefining CommUNITY.”

Madison Seifert, 24, of Auburn is Miss Northeast. An Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne graduate with a degree in business management and marketing, Madison’s talent is tap dance and her social impact initiative is “Leading the way: Leader dogs for the blind.”

Local women competing for Miss Indiana’s Outstanding Teen are:

AnnaBella Brown, 15, of LaOtto, is Miss Northern Lakes’ Outstanding Teen. A student at Canterbury High School, AnnaBella’s talent is vocal performance and her social impact initiative is “Fostering a majestic you.”

Emily Eshbach, 16, of Auburn, is Miss Great Lakes’ Outstanding Teen. A student at DeKalb High School, Emily’s talent is vocal performance and her social impact initiative is “Tri Kappa Kids: Get involved.”

Elayna Hasty, 17, of Angola, is Miss Northeast’s Outstanding Teen. A student at Angola High School, Elayna’s talent is vocal performance and her social impact initiative is “G.A.B. Girls: Girls against bullying girls.”

Katelyn Joseph, 13, of Garrett, is Miss Elkhart County’s Outstanding Teen. A student at Garrett Middle School, Katelyn’s talent is acro-dance and her social impact initiative is “Get caught! – Reading!”

Kendanaing Kokonaing, 15, of Fort Wayne, is Miss Collegiate North’s Outstanding Teen. A student at Carroll High School, Kendanaing’s talent is vocal with piano and her social impact initiative is “Caring for Charis House: Raising awareness of homeless women and children.”

Jordyn Leininger, 14, of Pierceton, is Miss Kosciusko’s Outstanding Teen. A student at Whitko Junior Senior High School, Jordyn’s talent is theatrical vocal performance and her social impact initiative is “Poss-ABILITIES: Sharing a love of livestock with youth of all abilities.”

Lindsey Limbach, 17, of LaGrange, is Miss Limberlost’s Outstanding Teen. A student at East Noble High School, Lindsey’s talent is tap dance and her social impact initiative is “Leading the future one step at a time.”

Amarra Nester, 13, of Corunna, is Miss Cardinal’s Outstanding Teen. A student at DeKalb Middle School, Amarra’s talent is a science experiment and her social impact initiative is “Salvation Army: Doing the most good.”

Grace Newell, 17, of Hudson, is Miss Duneland’s Outstanding Teen. A student at Prairie Heights High School, Grace’s talent is vocal performance and her social impact initiative is “Step into the light: Suicide awareness and prevention.”

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