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Wichita Woman Crowned Miss Kansas 2023


PRATT, Kan. – On Saturday, Courtney Wages of Wichita was crowned the 2023 Miss Kansas. Sixteen women from across the state competed in this year’s pageant in Pratt.

Following Courtney was Sierra Marie Bonn as the first runner-up, Alexis Smith as the second runner-up, Lluvia Escalante as the third runner-up, and Alison Nofsinger as the fourth runner-up.

“Kansas, I am ready to serve you. I have the service, heart, and a mission to empower Kansas,” Wages said. “There were so many incredible women I shared the stage with last night; any one of them would have brought something uniquely special and worthy to this organization.”

Wages will receive a scholarship award and represent the state throughout her one-year term.