The Tom Sawyer Days Baby Show on July 1 at Hannibal Middle School was followed by the Little Mr. and Miss Hannibal contest.
The Tom Sawyer Days Baby Show on July 1 at Hannibal Middle School was followed by the Little Mr. and Miss Hannibal contest. After a talent show, the winners were chosen by a panel of judges.
The new Little Mr. Hannibal, Harrison Straube, was following in the footsteps of his brother, Bennett, who was Mr. Hannibal in 2016. Bennett said his favorite part of being Mr. Hannibal for the previous year was riding in parades and passing out candy in one parade. Bennett's twin brother, Luke, finished second in the 2016 contest.
Harrison won his talent show division by singing the John Denver song, “Country Roads.”
They contest winners were:
Little Mr Hannibal - Harrison Straube, son of Andy and Gloria Straube
Mr. Hannibal - Preston Miller, son of Mike and Sarah Miller
Hannibal Little Tot - Charli Lain, daughter of Kenny and Crystal Lain
Hannibal Little Tot Sweetheart - Rowan Miller, daughter of Mike and Sarah Miller
Hannibal Little Miss Pee Wee - Ainsley Conrad, daughter of Clinton and Lyn Conrad
Hannibal Little Miss - Millie Stewart, daughter of Jared and Beverly Stewart
Hannibal Pre-Teen Sweetheart - Carly Golian, daughter of John and Candy Golian
Hannibal Pre Junior - Sawyer Smith, daughter of Sgt. Kevin and Shanda Smith.
The talent show winners were:
Boys 3-4 years - Harrison Straube
The talent show did not have boy contestants in any other age group.
Girls 3-4 years - Charli Lain
Girls 5-6 years - Ainsley Conrad
Girls 7-8 years - Millie Stewart
Girls 9-10 years - Carly Golian
A trio of reigning queens helped host this contest and the baby show. They were Miss Hannibal Leah Rawlings, Miss Hannibal Teen Ashley Krueger and Miss Mark Twain Teen Kierston Holstine.
Baby show winners
Baby show age division winners were, girl and boy, respectively:
0-6 months - Kynlee Cowans and Xavion Hall
7-12 months – Derrick Walker and Larry (Tres) Powell
13-18 months – Oakleigh Zumwalt and Cohen Spurgeon
19-24 months – Paisley Wilson and Sterling May
25-30 months – Jocelyn Watkins and Charlez Story-Fugate
31-35 months – Jacqulynn Link and Remington Zumwalt
Winners of special categories were:
Girl who looks most like parent - Kinlee Culp and dad, Matthew Culp
Boy who looks most like parent – Larry Powell III and dad, Larry Powell II.
Best costume, boy – Remington Zumwalt
Best costume, girl – Aaralynn Willard
Best decorated diaper – Xavion Hall
A photo gallery will be posted with more pictures of the baby show and Little Mr. and Miss contest.
Reach reporter Bev Darr at firstname.lastname@example.org.