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Nicole Sawyer walks away with top prize!

Decatur, AL beauty named Ms. Resaca Beach

Runner up is Dalton’s Jennifer Copeland 

Dalton, GA, September, 2002

 The happiest lady in Dalton Georgia on September13, 2004 was stunning Nicole Sawyer, a 32 year-old brown-eyed beauty from Decatur, GA – who not only walked away with the title of Ms. Resaca Beach but with $2,500 cash plus a host of other prizes.

 A close second in the bikini and cocktail wear competition was Dalton’s own 20 year-old blue-eyed blond Jennifer Copeland, who also won the Roswell, GA preliminary event at Killer Creek Harley-Davidson in Roswell.

 Three preliminary rounds at Killer Creek, Thunder Creek Harley-Davidson in Chattanooga, and Mountain-Creek Harley-Davidson in Dalton provided the competitors for the final event at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton, GA.

 Nicole and Jennifer join 13 other lovelies who will appear on the Resaca Beach at the Creek Bike/Babe calendar, to be photographer Rich Drinkard from Huntsville, AL

 Here are the ladies chosen for the calendar.

 Annel Contreras, 22, The Rock, GA

April Brown, 28, Auburn, AL

Ashleighe Morgan, 30, Duluth, GA

Brandy von Peters, 26, North Augusta, SC

Dawn Smith, 29, Lawrenceville, GA

Jennifer Copeland, 20, Dalton, GA

Kristy Collins, 25, Hixson, TN

Lisa Wilson, 23, Rome, GA

Melissa Caldwell, 27, Pineville, KY

Melissa Marcantel, 26, Roswell, GA

Mindi Pattpn, 24, Winder, GA

Nicole Sawyer, 32, Decatur, AL

Nisa Rayburn, 26, Cleveland, TN

Novalee Rymer, 30, Chatsworth, GA

Rhonda Bright, 31, Calhoun, GA

 Fifteen judges, including professional photographers, former Resaca Beach winners, and other dignitaries awarded the following prizes.


NICOLE SAWYER, Decatur, AL received $2,000 plus an additional $500.00 for winning the Dalton preliminary.

 Runner Up

JENNIFER COPELAND, Dalton, GA, who received $500.00 for winning the Roswell preliminary event

 Chattanooga Preliminary Winner

LISA WILSON, Rome, GA, received $500.00 for winning this event.

 Two trips to the world finals of the TrimSpa American Dream Calendar Girl Model Challenge December 1-8 at Nassau’s Wyndham Crystal Palace Hotel and Casino



 One trip to the Pango Pango swimwear catalog photo shoot November 6-9 at Club Azteca all inclusive resort  in Playa del Carmen, Mexico


 Photo session for the cover of Chattanooga’s Road Rash Magazine


 Two glamour photo shoots from Atlanta professional photographer Andrew Wilson



 One Glamour photo shoor from Atlanta professional photographer Rick Hughes


 Professional web site designs by award-winning designer Jeff Rease from Birmingham, AL

NICOLE SAWYER + one to be named Magazine feature model shoot

ANNEL CONTRERAS, The Rock, GA highlight model photo shoot

JENNIFER COPELAND cover photo shoot


 Three Vocal Master Class voice training CDs from Master Voice Caoch to the Stars Renee Grant-Williams from Nashville, TN

DAWN SMITH, Lawrenceville, GA



 Gift certificates from Ultama Swimwear

$50.00 gift certificate to each entrant in preliminary rounds plus $100.00 gift certificate to finalist winner and 12 additional $50.00 gift certificates – total value $1,500.00.

 $50.00 cash to each finalist photographed for The Trentonian Newspaper in Trenton, NJ by Charles Burger

 A special Resaca Beach charm for each finalist from Joseph of Armen and Joseph Jewelers in Duluth, GA

 DID YOU KNOW….that a Flying J Travel Plaza now stands at the site of the original Resaca Beach on the shores of the Oostanaula River, at the I-75 Resaca Exit.  This road is now officially named Resaca Beach Boulevard!

2003 Entrants

Angela Dillard (28)

Decatur, AL

Anissa Williamson (32)

Flat Rock, AL


Annel Contreras (22)

The Rock, GA

April Brown (28)

Auburn, AL

April Johnson (26)
Cleveland, TN


April Smith (23)
Flintstone, GA


Ashleighe Morgan (30)
Duluth, GA
Brandy von Peters (26)

N. Augusta, SC

Bridgette Farley (21)
Tyrone, GA


Brittany Cripliver (21)
Acworth, GA
Caressa Brooks (21)
Chattanooga, TN
Cheri Wheeler (23)
Atlanta, GA


Christine Shen (24)
Augusta, GA
Dawn Smith
Lawrenceville, GA
Elizabeth Lyons (27)
Buford, GA
Fern Lloyd (24)
Atlanta, GA
Jennifer Copeland (20)
Dalton, GA
Kristy Collins (25)
Hixson    TN


Lisa Wilson (25)

Rome, GA

Melissa Caldwell (27)
Calvin, KY
Melissa M. Marcantel (25)
Roswell, GA


Mindi Patton (24)
Winder, GA
Nickie Black (22)
Athens, GA
Nicole Sawyer (32)

Decatur, AL

Nicole Willis (19)
Chattanooga, TN
Nisa Rayburn (26)

Cleveland, TN

Novalee Rymer (29)

Chatsworth, GA

Petra Stevison (18)

Cleveland, T?N

Rhonda Thomas (31)

Calhoun, GA

Stacy Johnson (26)
Cleveland, TN
Susan Leigh (25)
Roswell, GA



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