Eli Walker and Kelby Murphy captured the title of All American Boy and All American Girl at the annual July 4th contest
Eli Walker and Kelby Murphy were declared the winners of the All American Boy and All American Girl Contest held Friday morning, July 4th.
Eli is the five-year-old son of Shane and Rachel Walker. Kelby is the six-year-old daughter of the daughter of Chris Murphy and Melissa Murphy. Both contestants are from Flora.
Placing second were Rylan Billingsley and Elle Henson. Rylan is the five-year-old son of Jon and Jesteen Billingsley and the late Jessika Billingsley. Elle is the four-year-old daughter of Rita Henson. Both contestants are from Flora.
Third place trophy winners were Tanner Artis and Azaira Lewis. Tanner is the six-year-old son of Bethany Patterson of Flora, and Azaira is the three-year-old son of Jon and Jesteen Billingsley and Zeb Lewis. Azaira lives in Flora.
Rounding out the top 10 for the boys (in no particular order) were Brayden Baker of Xenia, the six-year-old son of Jason Baker and Stephanie Shock; Terry K. Legg of Flora, the three-year-old son of Troy and Niccole Mayberry; Isaiah Poff of Flora, the six-year-old son of Joshua and Ashlee Poff; Jady Logan of Iola, the five-year-old son of Michael and Kristen Logan; Carter McMullin of Flora, the four-year-old son of Andrea Patton and Brandon McMullin; Logan Keach of Flora, the six-year-old son of Brian and Elizabeth Keach; and Lucas Michael of Flora, the four-year-old son of Kyle and Andrea Michael.
Rounding out the top 10 for the girls (in no particular order) were Aspen Gould of Xenia, the four-year-old daughter of Cody and Jenny Gould; Ayvah Borton of Flora, the five-year-old daughter of Abbey Borrelli; Aliyah Pickens of Xenia, the five-year-old daughter of Lee and Shaina Pickens; Nysilla Harris of Flora, the three-year-old daughter of Susan Coggin-Harris; Bella Smith of Flora, the four-year-old daughter of Greg and Susie Smith; Kamryn Thackrey of Flora, the four-year-old daughter of Evan and Kari Thackery; and Lilli Alex of Flora, the five-year-old daughter of Charlene and Arias Alex.
Additional male participants were Javaughny Burkett, Brayden Masters, Koby Dawkins, Jacob Arnold, Jakoby Smith, Zaylon Mayberry, Korbin Randall Doty, Keaton Guinn, Braxton Oestreich, Isham Lusk, Parker Burmeister, Carson Hackney, Isiaha Keller, Lawson Lehman, Rayce McCrory, Paul Hudson, Isaac Poff, Jordan Justin, Lyric Garver, Lane Treat, and Bentley Green.
Additional female participants were Avory Britton, Zoey Hunt, Peyton Patterson, Savannah Allison, Lizzie Lagel, Mattie Byrd, Kamy Wolfe, Chloe Blackwell, Kylie Blackwell, Lauryn Snell, Grace Edgington, Breta Heuerman, Andrea Griffith, Azure Dawkins, Iyla Spillman, Rozalynn Stanford, Macey Blake, Jaida Williams, Brittyn Lusk, Kinley Winchester, Ada Perry, Janessa Dickerson, Jaycee Keller, Josie Lewis, Gracie Lewis, Mackenzie Winterrowd, Emma Lehman, Emma Hudson, Jasmine Bible, Haley Kurtz, Azlynn Strait, Faith Sharp, Yori O'Conner, Lillian Fatheree, Molly Lindeman and Kinley Souder.