Great opportunity to shine as showgirls light up the show
KELCIE Kurtz could barely contain her enthusiasm as she accepted the pink first-place sash that cemented her position as the winner of the 2019 Callide Valley Ms Showgirl.
Wearing a stylish black outfit with a classic hat, Ms Kurtz was both excited and honoured to be chosen for the role.
"This will be such a great opportunity to represent the rural girls in our Callide Valley region and make them proud,” she said.
Ms Kurtz was selected after going before a panel of judges, along with the other contestants prior to the show.
The contestants were quizzed last Saturday about themselves and what it would mean to them if they won the Ms Showgirl competition.
"The judges asked us a range of questions about who we are and what we do and what would set us apart in this competition,” Ms Kurtz said.
Still feeling a bit excited and shocked about the win, it was starting to dawn on Ms Kurtz the responsibly the role would bring with it.
"There are some official show duties to perform and after here I head to Rockhampton for Sub Chambers,” Ms Kurtz said.
"That is like a Central Queensland Showgirl competition later this year,” she said.
Ms Showgirl event organiser Amelia Horrocks was pleased with the successful presentation.
"Everyone should be proud of their efforts and the judges were impressed with how Kelcie answered her questions and how she conducted herself,” Ms Horrocks said.
2019 Showgirl Placings
First - Kelcie Kurtz
Second - Taylor Dittman
Third - Elizabeth Warry
Jnr High Ms Showgirl
First - Lanely Siegmeier
Second - Scarlett Dowling
Third - Shana Millwood
Snr High Ms Showgirl
First - Annika Middleton
Second - Caitly de Git