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1987

Date

June 2, 1987 (contest #5)

Location

Elks Lodge, Dalton, GA

Entertainment

Bobby Bare

No. finalists

20

Sponsors

Dalton Beverage Co. (Bud Light), Dalton Coca-Cola Bottling Co., DuPont, Barclays American Credit, Conquest Carpets, Amoco Fibers, Polyloom Corporation of America, Standard Adhesive, Apollo Textiles, Golden Scissors, BASF, Solution Fibers

Judges

Carolyn Ellis (GA), John Hart (TN), Ron Arnold (GA), Ron Rowland (TN), Mike Goldberg (OH), Mike Slankard (GA), LaMont DeBruhl (NC), Don Welch (TN), Billy Cady (GA), Marla Maples (NY)

Accountant

Ed Staten

Total prize money

$9,250 ($5000 to winner)

Winner

Ginger Wilson, Fairmount, GA

Poster photography

LaMont Debruhl, Asheville, NC

Poster location

A waterfall somewhere in the NC mountains!!!

FINALISTS

Age

Address

Finish

Angie Staten

23

Dalton, GA

April Connally

20

Dalton, GA

Christine Thomas

23

Smyrna, GA

Donna F. Holt

20

Ellijay, GA

Gina Frazier

24

Dalton, GA

Ginger Wilson

21

Fairmount, GA

1

Gwendolyn Simmons

19

Chatsworth, GA

Jeanie Adamson

24

Chattanooga, TN

5

Judy Bramblett

20

Rocky Face, GA

Lisa Robertson

21

Collegedale, TN

2

Maria McBee

21

Calhoun, GA

Michelle Mooney

20

Rossville, GA

Nicole Parker

20

Dalton, GA

Renee' Pinion

24

Calhoun, GA

4

Robin Mullis

21

Chattanooga, TN

Samantha Burns

19

Lafayette, GA

3

Tammy Hightower

21

Acksorth, GA

Tammy Lynn Gilland

20

Dalton, GA

Tara McRae

20

Ringgold, GA

Tara O'Donald

19

Tunnel Hill, GA

A commemorative coke bottle was issued for this contest.

Joe Don Griffith crowned the winner (again!!)

This was the last year one-piece swimwear was required.

87-1.jpg (7529 bytes)Ginger Wilson

Photo by Dave White

87-2.jpg (10834 bytes)Renee Pinion 87-3.jpg (10832 bytes)Nicole Parker
87-4.jpg (11033 bytes)Bud Man, entertainer Bobby Bare, Rhonda Burger 87-5.jpg (15128 bytes)

The infamous "Pleasant Dreams" stage show

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Dan with winners (L-R) Marla Maples (83), Cheryl Grant (84), Cindy Burns (85), Rhonda Burger (86)

87-7.jpg (15689 bytes)Samantha Burns 87-8.jpg (14695 bytes)Jeanie Adamson 87-9.jpg (18770 bytes)Donna Holt
87-10.jpg (24109 bytes)Resaca Mayor Joe Don Griffith with top 5 (L-R) Jeannie Adamson (5), Renee Pinion (4), Ginger Wilson (1), Samantha Burns (3), Lisa Robertson (2)\ 87-11.jpg (16694 bytes)

To the sponsors go the spoils

87-12.jpg (18367 bytes)At the poster shoot in N.C.

Photo by Dan Bowen

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Ginger on the road to N.J.

87-14.jpg (13721 bytes)Mickey Miller Open in Philadelphia 07/01/87
 

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