Miss Morris, Miss Midwest earn honors in Miss Minnesota contest
Bethany Tickle, of Morris, and Kelsey Malecha, of Apple Valley, both earned honors during the 2008 Miss Minnesota competition on Saturday.
Tickle, Miss Morris, was honored with the Spirit Award, which is voted on by the other contestants. Malecha, Miss Midwest, was second runnerup and was a co-winner in the interview category.
Angie McDermott was named Miss Minnesota. She shared the interview category with Malecha.
Tickle, 20, and Malecha, 23, earned their Miss Morris and Miss Midwest crowns during contests in July 2007 in Morris.
The 2008 Miss Morris and Miss Midwest contests are next month.