Miss Perham, Miss Heart of Lakes crowned
The 24th Annual Miss Perham and 5th Annual Miss Heart of the Lakes competition was held on July 25 in the Perham High School Auditorium. Miss Minnesota 2008 Angela McDermott attended the Perham crowning and shared a vocal selection with the audience. Nancy Hebert, Miss Perham 1989 served as Mistress of Ceremonies.
Karlie Miller was crowned Miss Perham 2008 and Mackenzie Ross, from Brainerd, was named Miss Heart of the Lakes 2008.
Miller, 18, is the daughter of Dan and Michelle Miller. Her platform is "Creating Hope for the Hungry." Ross, 21, is the daughter of Dick and Renee Ross. Her platform is "Environmental Education: Reduce, Reuse & Replenish."