Monday, 04 June 2012 by Keith Bahlmann
Ashley Claypool, daughter of Darrin and Traci Claypool of Belton, wasrecently chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Texas Pageant that will be held July 6-8 in Dallas. Kaitlyn will compete in the 10-12 division, while Ashley will compete in the 7-9 division.
The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses and air transportation to compete in the National Pageant at Disneyland in California.
Ashley's sponsors include family, friends, neighbors, B-Town Burgers, Your Travel Agent and Liberty Mart of Temple.