2009 Contestants & Results

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Amanda Bohlman

Amanda Bohlman

Parents: Bob Bohlman, Oshkosh and Sandy Wilke, Sherwood, Ark. Education: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh graduate, French and communication. Talent: Tap dance, “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” Platform: Domestic violence awareness.


Bryana Pecus

Bryana Pecus - 3rd Runner up

Parents: Peter Pecus, Campbellsport and Marla Cohen, Fond du Lac. Education: UWO sophomore, business. Talent: Singing, “Feelin’ Good.” Platform: Going green.


Chelsea Hammett

Chelsea Hammett - Miss Oshkosh 09

Parents: Michael and Michelle Hammett, Oshkosh. Education: UWO freshman, elementary education. Talent: Irish tap dance, “Cry of the Celts.” Platform: Suicide awareness and prevention.


Emily Marvin

Emily Marvin - Miss Congeniality - Non-finalist interview award - Co Non-finalist talent award

Parents: Charles and Debra Marvin, Berlin. Education: UWO freshman, pre-medicine, biology. Talent: Singing, “Open Arms." Platform: Importance of the Boys & Girls Club.

Kayleigh Nichols

Kayleigh Nichols

Kayleigh Nichols. Parents: Lee Nichols and Karen Slater, Oshkosh. Education: Oshkosh West High School senior. Talent: Singing, “My Strongest Suit.” Platform: The Strong Kids Campaign.


Kimberly Spaulding

Kimberly Spaulding - 4th Runner Up

Parents: Kirk and Cathleen Spaulding, Oshkosh. Education: Oshkosh West High School senior. Talent: Piano, ”Pathetique.” Platform: Literacy awareness.

Lauryn Shadd

Lauryn Shadd - Co Non-finalist talent

Parents: Denis and Diane Shadd, Franklin. Education: UWO sophomore, marketing. Talent: Singing, “Reflection.” Platform: Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Maggie Hill


Maggie Hill

Parents: Michael and Bonnie Hill, Oshkosh. Education: St. Norbert College sophomore, pre-medicine biology/psychology. Talent: Singing, “Valentine.” Platform: Preventing childhood diabetes.

Miranda Rosenthal

Miranda Rosenthal

Parents: Keith and Laura Rosenthal, Onalaska. Education: UWO freshman, nursing. Talent: Singing, “I Will Always Love You.” Platform: Shooting for Success.


Nicole Koch

Nicole Koch

Parents: Dan and Donna Koch, Oshkosh. Education: UWO sophomore, elementary education. Talent: Jazz dance, “The Last Dance.” Platform: Reducing violence in schools.


Shana Pawlowicz

Shana Pawlowicz - 2nd runner up

Parents: Randall and Lynn Pawlowicz, Medford. Education: UWO graduate, ad/ public relations and communication. Talent: Dance, “Toy Soldier.” Platform: An active approach to cancer awareness.


Stephanie Zwirchitz

Stephanie Zwirchitz - 1st runner up

Parents: Peter and Sally Zwirchitz, Oshkosh. Education: Marian University, early childhood/ elementary education. Talent: Baton twirling, “River Deep, Mountain High.” Platform: Importance of volunteering.


Tawni Sobojinski

Tawni Sobojinski

Parents: Thomas and Kelly Sobojinski, Oshkosh. Education: Fox Valley Technical College sophomore, business management. Talent: Flute solo, “Soliloquy.” Platform: Therapeutic riding.


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