Pictured left to right are Branscum, Oberste, Cepeda, and Jackson.
Natalie Cepeda of Wister was crowned Miss CASC 2017 on Thursday evening at the annual Carl Albert State College (CASC) pageant.
Contestants finishing in other top categories include First Runner Up Makayla Jackson from Muldrow, Second Runner Up Bailey Oberste from Sallisaw, and Third Runner Up Jillian Branscum from Poteau.
The Crowd Pleaser award went to Sunnie McConnell from Poteau. The Miss Congeniality award and the talent award were won by Bailey Oberste, and the newly crowned Miss CASC Natalie Cepeda won the swimsuit competition.
As the new Miss CASC, Cepeda will represent Carl Albert at the Miss Oklahoma Pageant in June, 2017. She will receive a $1,000 cash award for the state competition wardrobe and travel, plus a 16-hour tuition waiver at CASC.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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