July 01, 2008

Dream Girls USA Pageant: The Contestants

These portraits by Jennifer Silverberg document the contestants in the Dream Girls USA Pageant.
Scroll down to view images

Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

At a time when local-based reporting is critical, support from our readers is essential to our future. Join the Riverfront Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month

Beth and Chase Hallemann, from St. Louis, held the 2007 title of Natinal Mother/Daughter Queens in 2007. Beth now works for the Missouri Dream Girls Pageant.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Beth and Chase Hallemann, from St. Louis, held the 2007 title of Natinal Mother/Daughter Queens in 2007. Beth now works for the Missouri Dream Girls Pageant.
Elizabeth Anastasia Bennett from Lees Summit, Missouri was 2007 National Junior High Point Champion.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Elizabeth Anastasia Bennett from Lees Summit, Missouri was 2007 National Junior High Point Champion.
Gabrielle Alexis Mathis, four years old, competed against Victoria, Gracie and Davana for the title Little Miss Dream Girls USA.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Gabrielle Alexis Mathis, four years old, competed against Victoria, Gracie and Davana for the title Little Miss Dream Girls USA.
They're never too young... Aredaija Bright from Illinois.
By Jennifer Silverberg
They're never too young... Aredaija Bright from Illinois.
Chrystaline Angel Decker from Michigan is the daughter of April Decker, state pageant director for Michigan, making her a National Lifetime Queen according to the Dream Girls USA ranks.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Chrystaline Angel Decker from Michigan is the daughter of April Decker, state pageant director for Michigan, making her a National Lifetime Queen according to the Dream Girls USA ranks.
Samantha Hueschen from Wisconsin was this year's Baby/Tiny Miss High Point Champion.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Samantha Hueschen from Wisconsin was this year's Baby/Tiny Miss High Point Champion.
2007 Missouri State High Point Champion and National Dream Girls USA Ambassador Amanda Isom.
By Jennifer Silverberg
2007 Missouri State High Point Champion and National Dream Girls USA Ambassador Amanda Isom.
Our cover girl, and Miss Tiny Miss Dream Girls USA, Amaya Garcia.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Our cover girl, and Miss Tiny Miss Dream Girls USA, Amaya Garcia.
Named Supreme Royalty this year, Mary Katherine Bedwell from Indiana.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Named Supreme Royalty this year, Mary Katherine Bedwell from Indiana.
Missouri's own Gracie Ellen Clark.
By Jennifer Silverberg
Missouri's own Gracie Ellen Clark.