Charly Michelle Swiger-Peterson will be representing Knob Noster in the Pure American Pageant State Competition in Springfield on April 27.
Pure American Pageant is a Christian-based organization and promotes the values of self-esteem and self-confidence in women and girls of all ages.
They advocate Christian lifestyles and aid individuals in growing a relationship with Christ.
The areas of competition include modeling, personal interview and a self-introduction.
Swiger-Peterson will be spending the next year by volunteering in her community.
She is the wife of Staff Sgt. Andrew Peterson and owner of Professional Research Services.