Melanie WyLynn Miller of Muskogee has been chosen as state finalist of the National American Miss Oklahoma pageant.
The pageant will be held June 9 and 10 at the Marriott Hotel in Tulsa.
Melanie, 12, will participate in the 10-12 age division against other girls across the state.
The daughter of Gary and Lana Lively and Jason Miller, Melanie is active in 4-H and church dramas.
She enjoys four-wheeling, sewing, talking on the phone with her friends and spending time with her family.
Her sponsors include Roache Excavating.