Saturday night, the winners of the 2016 Miss La Vergne Pageant and Baby Show were crowned. Eager family members and friends filled the auditorium at La Vergne High School to see who would take home the crown and trophy. La Vergne Alderman Melissa Brown emceed the pageant – this year's theme was “Purple Reign.” Channel 4’s Melanie Layden, artistic innovator Tonia Kirkpatrick, pageant veteran Laura Johnson, and nationally qualified bodybuilder Iaisha Kimble had the hard job of choosing the best of the best. Former Miss America Debra Maffett was on hand to mentor the girls and provide any last minute tips.
In the end it was Ty'la Barker took home this year’s crown as Miss La Vergne. Other winners include: Junior Miss La Vergne Kamayah Crowley, Young Miss La Vergne Iyana Armstrong and Little Miss La Vergne Sophia Kelly Zuniga. The winners of the La Vergne Baby Show include: Pee Wee Princess Kayleigh-Anne Grace Balthrop, Pee Wee Prince Drewsayah McCoy, Toddler Princess Teagan Amdrea Brown, Toddler Prince Jayden Richard Bailey, Baby Princess Roselle Cordelia Tyson Gooch, and Baby Prince Zavari Burns.
We would like to thank our sponsors TDS, Taylor Farms, Homes For Rent, Tom Clark State Farm Agency, Domino’s, B&B Fireworks, and Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce. Congratulations to the 2016 La Vergne Royalty.