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Nelson, Brown crowned Miss Perham, Miss Heart of the Lakes

Chosen Miss Heart of the Lakes Saturday evening was Tapanga Brown, left, while Cassidy Nelson was selected to reign as Miss Perham. Courtesy photo1 / 4
The Perham High School was bursting with royalty as contestants for the pageant let up the room with beaming smiles. (submitted photo) 2 / 4
Lizzy LaFond, left, was selected as Miss Perham Outstanding Teen. Natalie Boyne was one of the 11 Little Miss entries. Courtesy photo3 / 4
Miss Heart of the Lakes Tapanga Brown, left, was joined by Miss Heart of the Lakes Outstanding Teen Ashleigh Kruse. Courtesy photo4 / 4

Cassidy Nelson was crowned Miss Perham and Tapanga Brown was crowned Miss Heart of the Lakes Saturday evening at al pageant held in the Perham High School Auditorium.

Ashleigh Kruse was crowned Miss Perham Outstanding Teen and Lizzy LaFond was selected Miss Heart of the Lakes Outstanding Teen.

Other contestants included Sophie Nelson, Sydney Goltz, Molly West, Kaylee Baumgart, Hanna Beck and Madi Hagen.

Miss Perham New Title winners included Bailee Gomez, Claire Rutten, Mara Swyter, Chloe Ganske, Natalie Boyne, Mallory Schmitz, Harley Gritz, Shelby Baumgart, Paige Baumgart, Sawyer Esser, Lexi Dalbec and Lainey Winjum.

In attendance were Miss Minnesota 2018 Michaelene Karlen and Miss Minnesota Outstanding Teen 2018 Eden Webb.