DCHS alumna to compete for Miss Montana

Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Emily Kuehn

Miss Montana

Emily Kuehn, 19, a sophomore at Dickinson State and DCHS graduate will compete for the first time as Miss Montana after competing for Miss Montana’s Outstanding Teen in 2015-16 and was a runner up in 2016.

She will be dancing to Symphony for the talent portion.

Emily, a former student of LaDonna’s School of Dance, has performed every lead role in the Nutcracker. Her versitility goes beyond dance. She knows how to process caviar, enjoys hunting, fishing and hiking, has been cross country team captain three years and volunteered at the hospital.

Daughter of Ty and Erin Kuehn, Emily hopes to follow in her mom’s footsteps in dental hygiene. Her platform is Get Up/Get Fit for Life. She practices that at Dickinson State University as she was part of the first ever indoor track conference champs. She assisted her team in their highest rank in cross country at nationals.

Emily says she has had amazing role models her entire life.

“They taught me at a young age to set high goals and how to be a leader for myself and others,” she said.

The Miss Montana Scholarship Program and the Miss Montana’s Outstanding Teen competition are held concurrently in the DCHS auditorium June 20-22 in Glendive at 7 p.m. nightly.

It’s the 70th Miss Montana pageant and the 15th year in Glendive. Each contestant receives at least $950 in scholarships, in addition to leadership skills and lifelong friendships.

The public can vote for their favorite Miss and Teen online at www.MissMontana.com.

The winner advances to be a finalist and win a scholarship as the judges narrow their selection.