Clinton's Ashley Berry Crowned Miss Missouri


The Miss Missouri Scholarship Organization crowned a new Miss Missouri and she is Ashley Berry of Clinton, Mo. Ashley was also Miss Missouri’s Teen in 2021.
Throughout the evening, Ashley competed in all phases of the competition starting with on-stage question, moving to health and fitness in her Rebel Activewear, then dancing en pointe for talent, before ending the top 8 in evening gown. For evening gown, she chose a strapless, velvet green dress with a bow, accentuating her back. For her final question, Ashley discussed her plans as Miss Missouri.
Ashley is the daughter of Mark and Amy Berry of Clinton. She is a student at the University of Alabama.
The rest of the Top 5 were:
• First Runner-Up, Miss Audrain Tabitha Crain of Stafford. She is the daughter of Tranna Shaughnessy and Terry Appleby. Tabitha is a recent graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia.
• Second Runner-Up, Miss North Kansas City Courtney Rowe of Kansas City. She is the daughter of Michele and Mike Rowe. Courtney is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University.
• Third Runner-Up, Miss Heart of the Ozarks Hannah Schrader of Joplin. She is the daughter of Shenan Thorn and Robby and Kim Schrader. Hannah is a student at Bolivar Technical College.
• Fourth Runner-Up, Miss Spirit of St. Louis Halie Hebron of O’Fallon. She is the daughter of Mark and Michele Hebron. Halie is a recent graduate of Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.
As the winner of the state title, Ashley will receive a $14,000 scholarship in addition to a prize package that includes an official crown and walnut crown box, a feature article in LO Profile Magazine, a fur jacket and photo cards from Missouri Trapper’s Association and Fur Arts, Inc., a talent consultation, and a photography package from Devine Studios.
The Miss Missouri Scholarship Competition is one of the largest providers of scholarships to young women in the state. This year, the organization will award $85,000 in scholarships between the Miss and Outstanding Teen programs.
Photo credit: JC Productions/Evergreen Creative Company.