Congratulations To Our TCA Beauty Pageant Winners

Congratulations to our 2023 Carolina Academy Queens and King. To quote one of our judges “This was some of the best competition I’ve ever judged”! And to quote Miss South Carolina “I definitely hope to see some of these young ladies on the Miss South Carolina stage one day”.

Overall Carolina Academy Princess Aubree Mims

Master Carolina Academy
Benjamin Carsten
Benjamin was also awarded best hair, best dressed, best smile and the photogenic award

Overall Mini Miss Carolina Academy Bobcat Gracie Conyers
Mini Miss Carolina Academy Leny Ard
1st runner up Demi Infinger
2nd runner up Aria McKnight
3rd Runner up Mary Baxley Phillips
4th runner up Harper Johnson
Best hair Mary Baxley Phillips
Best dressed Leny Ard
Best smile Gracie Conyers
Most Photogenic Gracie Conyers

Overall Wee Miss Carolina Academy Bobcat Emery Miles
Wee Miss Carolina Academy Georgia Johnson
1st runner up Kingsley Knight
2nd runner up Molly McElveen
3rd runner up Alexandra Coleman
4th runner up Scarlett Garris
Best hair Alexandra Coleman
Best dressed Emery Miles
Best smile Molly McElveen
Most photogenic Emery Miles

Overall Little Miss Carolina Academy Bobcat Harper Richardson
Little Miss Carolina Academy Payton Prosser
1st runner up Anna Scott Johnson
2nd runner up Ella Grace Johnson
3rd runner up Macey Gamble
4th runner up Brianna Witt
Best hair Ella Grace Johnson
Best dress Anna Scott Johnson
Best smile Harper Richardson
Most Photogenic Harper Richardson

Overall Junior Miss Carolina Academy Bobcat Lexi Goff
Junior Miss Carolina Academy Raeley Frye
1st runner up Kelsie Smith
2nd runner up Lily Humphries
3rd runner up KateyLayne Parrot
4th runner up Aubree Mims
Best hair Raeley Frye
Best dress Lexi Goff
Best Smile Lexi Goff
Most photogenic Lexi Goff

Overall Miss Carolina Academy Bobcat Allie Keith Coker
Miss Carolina Academy Montana Webb
Best hair Allie Keith Coker
Best dress Montana Webb
Best Smile Meg McDaniel
Most photogenic Allie Keith Coker
Also some very special awards given by our former queens and recipients

Caring Cat Award for outstanding community service Emma Louise Hunt Miss Carolina Academy 2022. Emma Louise for years has collected stuffed animals for SC highway patrol to keep in their cars. The stuff animals are given to children for comfort when they have to be removed from their homes.

Caring Character Award for showing a caring characteristic to every child and impacting their life in the most positive way “Our Nunny” Lisa Malone