1973 Kaye & Jeannine as judges
Leslee Bird Named Miss Springville In Prelude to Art City Days SPRINGVILLE - Leslee Bird, 17-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Don Bird, captured the Miss Springville crown Thursday in competition with 12 other girls at the Miss Springville Pageant. She was-presented by Johnny Ryder, emcee, and crowned by Annette Mecham, reigning Miss Springville. Mayor F. Calvin Packard handed her one dozen American Beauty red roses. Miss Bird, the "typical glowing Ail-American girl," had been named one of five finalists earlier in preliminary talent judging for her gymnastic routine performance. • She was sponsored by Store 224. Attendants Named Penny Crowton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Crowton, was named first attendant. Judy and Mrs. Grant Richins, fourth runner-up. Debbie Medved, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Medved, was named Miss Congeniality. She was presented by Fred Bonney, Art City Days chairman. The queen graduated last week from Springville High where she was head cheerleader. She was FFA Sweetheart attendant, a cheerleader, junior cheerleader for six years and BYU Football Carnival queen at Springville High. She plans to attend Brigham Young University where she will major in physical education and minor in speech. She has had dance training and has received awards for swim, ski and tennis talent. She took all-church in tennis doubles competition two years in a row in own mother as the prime example of a successful working mother. Other talent winners were Larcy Thorn, who gave a dramatical reading entitled "Lawd, Be Merciful;" LaRie Birch who displayed several wardrobe items which she sewed including a man's tailored suit; Norma Richins for a piano solo; and Penny Crowton for an original reading entitled, "The Old Rocker." Judges were Mr. and Mrs. Kaye Burgon, Mrs. Roger Fergeson, Spencer Haycock and Leon Fedderson. Auditors were Mrs. Russell Martain and Dan Wakefield. The pageant was sponsored by Alpha Theta Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha with Mrs. Ken Rowe as chairman..