Miss Houston News & Events
Throwing Out the First Pitch at Skeeters Baseball Game
Working With Disabled Children
Logan and Mary Frances went today to Crosspoint Church in Katy Tx. They are working with disabled children helping them learn to ride a bike. What a special moment when they begin to ride on their own.
Freedom Over Texas Event
Logan Mic check --- Rehearsing for the LIVE presentation at FREEDOM OVER TEXAS with @dariusrucker (middle photo). Tonight we will be honoring a wounded warrior, Andrew, who lost his leg in Afghanistan. He will be receiving a beautiful new home in Pearland. (left photo) Also got to meet the Mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner. (right photo) I am so thankful to be here today. Tune into ABC 13 tonight to watch the show. Happy 4th of July!!! ❤️💙🇺🇸 #Freedomovertexas #MissHouston #Abc13 #Houston #Community #DariusRucker #Fireworks #houstonheat #proudofoursoliders #woundedwarriorproject #MissHouston #Texas #4thofjuly #houston
Kemah 4th of July Parade
Logan and Mary Frances at Fourth of July Parade in Kemah
Hosting At Miss Kemah
Logan had the honor of hosting the 2016 Miss Kemah pageant!
Queen Elizabeth's 90th Birthday Celebration at Somerset Green
It's only fitting that this new real estate agent has an appearance at a new development property.
Re-new & Re-do Fashion Pre-Event
Re-new & Re-do pre-event party with my favorite little H. As an ambassador for the Houston area, it is so inspiring to see the community come together to support such an amazing organization like "the woman's home". We are getting really excited for the grand event in August. #MissHouston #fashionshow #Apperancenumbertwo #Houston #cookieinmypurse #thewomanshome #giveback #roadtomisstexasusa #lucho
Miss Kemah Swimsuit Competition
Logan had the pleasure to be apart of the Miss Kemah swim suit competition. All of the contestants looked insanely beautiful as they strutted the yacht.
JJ Watt Charity Classic
Houston fans are the BEST fans. We had an amazing time representing our incredible city at the JJ Watt Charity Classic tonight.
Mother's Day Soiree
LCA Houston 4th annual International Mothers Soirée. Honoring the beautiful @nikilassiter #MissHouston #Houston #LCA
Cattle Barons Ball
Logan says: I had an outstanding time at the Cattle Barons Ball 2016. Here with Eli Young Band raising funds for the American Cancer Society. ❤️ Thank you to the amazing @realericvaughn for her beautiful hair. #HopeOntheRange #AmericanCancerSociety #CattleBaronsBall...Totally floored that the earrings I wore tonight went for $18,650.00 towards the American Cancer Society. I am so humbled to have been apart of the 2016 Cattle Barons Ball. Shout out to my incredible sponsor/friend @realericvaughn #CattleBaronsBall #AmericanCancerSociety #misshouston
Mad Hatters Tea Party
Logan and Mary Frances had a whimsical time at the "Mad Hatters Tea Party" event today that benefits the organization "Free the Captives". FTC works to help teenage girls who have escaped sex trafficking.
Dresses For Queens
Logan and Mary Frances helped 50 high school senior girls find their dream prom dress!
At Miss Dallas 2016
Logan and Mary Frances attended the Miss Dallas Pageant 2016! Congratulations to the newly crowned Miss Dallas - Ashlea Guitereez & Miss Dallas Teen - Kirby Lindy!
RUNWAY HOUSTON 2016
Logan and Mary Frances attended Runway Houston 2016! Thank you for including us Runway Houston !!!! What an incredible event for such a great cause. Thank you Omar Marcos!!
Thamer's Hair Dream Team
Thamer had the best hair team with Eric Vaughn and Anna Cantu!
Thamer at Miss Austin Pageant
Thamer at Miss Austin Pageant!
Thamer at Miss Kemah Pageant
Thamer preparing for the Miss Texas USA pageant with her awesome makeup lesson from the Perfect Face!
Thamer at Cattle Baron's Ball
Thamer and Chita Johnson supporting American Cancer Society at the Cattle Baron's Ball! A record breaking $3 million was raised!
Thamer at To The Nines
Thamer had a blast shopping at To the 9's Boutique!
Thamer and Livia at Miss Houston Pageant 2016 Orientation
Thamer and Livia with Karlie Hay, Miss Texas Teen USA and Cadence Waters at the Miss Houston orientation.
Thamer at Live Auction Benefit
Thamer was featured on bethielife.com from when she helped out the with the Festari's Una Notte in Italia event's live auction benefiting Bo's Place!
Thamer as Miss Highlands Judge
The tables were turned at the Miss Highlands Pageant as Thamer was a judge instead of a contestant this time! It's always a difficult decision picking a winner, but was much easier with Miss Texas Teen USA, Karlie Hay, and her wonderful Aunt Kelly on the panel!
Thamer on Fox News 26
Thamer's live interview on Fox 26!
Thamer with Rita Garcia and Melissa Wilson before her live interview on Fox 26!
At Miss Texas Teen USA
Thamer had the best time cheering on her little, Livia, at Miss Texas Teen USA. She is so proud of her and the big top 5 placement!! It's always fun to watch all of the girls compete and to see friends and sponsors, like the great Anna Cantu! Also, big congratulations to Miss Kemah Teen, Karlie Hay, winning Miss Texas Teen USA!
Athletic Orthopedics Research Foundation (AORF)
Thamer attended and spoke at this year's Athletic Orthopedics Research Foundation's event at Top Golf! The Athletic Orthopedics Research Foundation (AORF) provides orthopedic research and funds to valuable initiatives that support the youth in our community. AORF encourages participation in sports, education to students about injury prevention and health topics along with delivering the best medical care to injured student athletes. At the event representatives from the Nehemiah Center’s youth sports program and the West Houston Lacrosse Association were presented with new equipment for their athletes! The Nehemiah Center offers educational services for under served children living in the Houston community. The center is unique in that they work with the entire family to assist them in moving out of poverty. The West Houston Lacrosse Association’s mission is to promote youth lacrosse and encourage youth development by providing opportunities for personal and athletic growth.
Ronald McDonald With Miss Houston
Thamer visited one of her favorite places in Houston, Ronald McDonald House, and had a fun filled craft day with the inspirational children! Everyone made their own princess crown with their own personal touch! She can not wait until her next visit and to make many new friends!
With Gionni Straccia of Elizabeth Anthony
Thamer Kay Favor met with the her favorite designer, Gionni Straccia, at the fabulous Elizabeth Anthony! She had such an incredible experience creating the perfect gown with the owner, Julie Phillips Roberts, director Denise O'Brian, Aunt Lizzy, Momma Thamer and Grandma Thamer. She is counting down the days to compete and debut the #TeamThamer and Gionni stunner at the Miss Texas USA pageant!
Thamer Kay Favor at Neon City of Lights
Thamer attended Neon City of Lights annual Gala benefitting Project 88 Foundation. The most exciting part of the event was to hear it was a total success, as it was totally sold out. Project 88 is a wonderful cause that helps underserved Houston children by providing around 8 of the lowest performing HISD schools with full-time college advisors for the upcoming school year. Thamer is pictures with Duane Brown, Devi Dev, Chester Pitts and Yasmine Haddad.
3rd Annual Lights Camera Action International Mother's Day Event
2015 Miss Houston Thamer Kay Favor attended Lights Camera Action's 3rd Annual International Mother's Day soiree spotlighting on of her favorite organizations, Crime Stoppers of Houston. Thamer is pictured with Founder/Host Ruchi Mukherjee and her daughter, sponsor and owner of Bee Your Best Nicole O'Brian Lassiter, sponsor and owner of Urban Rocks jewelry Kym Jackson, Brandon McClendon of Elizabeth Anthony and Director, Denise O'Brian.
Thamer Kay Favor With Sponsor JJ Smith
Thamer went to support the Miss Houston sponsor JJ Smith and his movie, "Karma Meets Krazy", where they played the hilarious trailer. There was a great group of people that came to show their support and among them was former Miss Houston, Ligia De Uriarte!
Kirby Lindley at Miss Texas Pageant
Kirby with her sponsors Don Baker and Eric Vaughn and Miss Houston Ligia De Uriarte at the Miss Texas Pageant
August 6, 2014 - Kirby Lindley in Atlanta for Faviana Fashion Show
Miss Houston Teen Kirby Lindley is in Atlanta as a Faviana fashion model! Here she is getting ready for the runway for FAVIANA with Haley O'Brien, Miss Minnesota! Also a party pic with Tony Bowls and Miss America! Also she ran into attending Atlanta prom market. She ran into a former Miss Texas, Anna Rodriguez at the Tony Bowls show! Faviana
August 1, 2014 - Kirby Lindley Wins Faviana Model Search
Miss Houston Teen Kirby Lindley has just won a nationwide model search by NYC's Faviana to be in their fashion show next week in Atlanta for a 5-day, 20 runway show marathon! She and Miss Minnesota USA were the only 2 models selected from hundreds of girls. Faviana is a designer of prom dresses, formal dresses, and celebrity dresses. Faviana is a celebrated evening wear designer who has distinguished themselves over the years as a leader in the industry and can be seen in top publications such as InStyle, Us Weekly, Entertainment Weekly, and featured regularly on E!, the Today Show and Access Hollywood. CONGRATULATIONS KIRBY! Faviana
July 28th, 2014 - Kirby Lindley Visits 4Smiling Aesthetic Dentristy
Dr. Ellis at 4Smiling Aesthetic Dentistry received a friendly and thankful visit from Miss Houston Teen Kirby Lindley yesterday! 4Smiling is an official sponsor of the Miss Houston Pageant and we appreciate them! Please visit their website!
July 27th, 2014 - Miss Houston Teen Visits Select Jewelers
Miss Houston Teen Kirby Lindley made a special visit to Select Jewelers to thank our great Miss Houston sponsor for the beautiful ring and necklace! Please visit them at 2221 South Voss Road in Houston - Or visit their website!
July 4th, 2014 - Miss Houston Teen and Miss Houston in the Kemah 4th of July Parade!
Both ladies rode in the Kemah parade and afterwards went back to the Kemah Community Center to welcome guests and participants in the parade. Joining with them were 2013 Miss Bay Area Teen Rachel Gitomer and 2013 Miss Bay Area Kenda Carrol! Mayor Bob Cummins, Councilman Carl Joiner, Chief of Police Greg Rikard and other city officials were on hand to warmly welcome the crowd for the annual Kemah 4th of July parade.
July 1, 2014 - Miss Houston Teen Kirby Lindley at To The Nine's Boutique
Kirby shopping at her sponsor's dress store, To The 9's! To The Nines Boutique has all things chic for your wardrobe and home. In addition to their great clothing and accessory brands, they now carry home and nursery decor and gifts. To The Nine's is an official sponsor of The Miss Houston Pageant.
Week of June 22nd, 2014 - Miss Houston Ligia De Uriarte On the Go!
Here are some pictures of the last few days: Interview at Univision - see her complete interview here: http://www.foxrio2.com/miss-houston-competing-for-the-crown/ (For Espanol, see: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=530604930372524&set=vb.141579429275078&type=2&theater ); Visiting my sponsors at Tootsies; the last two photos are at the Miss South Texas Pageant were I was invited to judge the South Texas Jr Teen pageant!
June 14, 2014 - Miss Houston Teen Kirby Lindley in Austin
Kirby attended the Miss Austin and Miss Austin Teen Pageant this evening!
June 11, 2014 - Miss Houston Ligia De Uriarte Visits Eric's salon
I went to Eric's salon and he gave me a little bit of a brighter look. I love it!
June 7, 2014 - Miss Houston Teen Kirby Lindley at Miss USA Party
Kirby Lindley attended the "Welcome Party" before the Miss USA Pageant in Baton Rouge!
June 3, 2014 - Miss Houston Ligia De Uriarte Featured In review it Magazine
Read the article online: http://digital.turn-page.com/i/322353/59
May 30, 2014 - Miss Houston Teen Kirby Lindley Shops at Elizabeth Anthony
Kirby visited Elizabeth Anthony dress shop for her Miss Texas Teen dress.
May 24, 2014 - Miss Houston Ligia De Uriarte Attends Grand Opening of Claudia Ayala's Mio-Boutique
Ligia graced the opening day of Mio-Boutique, an upscale fashion boutique located in Houston's upscale River Oaks. Mio-Boutique is a higher end shopping destination for the fashion forward, yet sophisticated shopper. Claudia Ayala contributes, “Mio-Boutique fills the void for eclectic and innovative fashion that mainstream malls often lack. We offer the Houstonian woman fashion forward brands that are young, fresh and on trend.”
May 23, 2014 - NEFF Early Learning Center ( Houston Independent School District ) Invites Ligia De Uriarte For a Visit!
Ligia had a very special day on May 23rd! She reports: "Friday I was invited to NEFF Early Learning Center (Houston Independent School District) to raise funds for a new playground for the special education class. I had a great time and everyone was sweet and very welcoming! Also attending were a special group of guys, the United States Coast Guards (U.S. Department of Homeland Security) and Texas State Representative Gene Wu."
May 21, 2014 - Ligia De Uriarte Visits To The Nines!
To The Nines is a proud sponsor of the Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen Pageant!
May 17, 2014 - Agent Review day for Kirby Lindley at Page Parkes Center of Modeling and Acting
Miss Houston Teen Kirby Lindley attended the Agent Review event at The Page Parkes Center of Modeling and Acting. Over the years, Page Parke has worked with such stars as Alexis Bledel, Amber Heard, Angelina Jolie, Channing Tatum, Charles Divins, Charlize Theron, Tyson Beckford, Wes Brown, Woody Harrelson...and more!!
May 13, 2014 - Ligia De Uriarte in Houston Latinos magazine!
Miss Houston Ligia De Uriarte is featured on the front cover and main article in May Issus of Houston Latinos, Houston's Hispanic Luxury Lifestyle Authority and Texas' Premium Spanish Magazine. Click To See the Online Edition
May 10, 2014 - Talent Competition at Johnston Middle School in Houston TX
Miss Houston Ligia De Uriarte shows her judging skills and schoool spirit!
May 10, 2014 - Northwest Chapter of Habitat For Humanity in Hamill Crossing (FM 1960)
Newly crowned Miss Houston Teen Kirby Lindley and friends display their painting skills and enthusiasm for Habit for Humanity!
May 1, 2014 - Miss Houston Teen 2014 Kirby Lindley getting her hair cut with sponsor Eric Vaughn at Estillo and LOVING IT!!
April 26, 2014 - Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch Historical Park benefiting The American Cancer Society
Mr Franco Valobra and newly crowned Miss Houston Ligia De Uriarte show off the pearl bracelet up for auction (photo by Daniel Ortiz Houstonia Magazine). Miss Houston has been assigned personal security!
February 9, 2014 - Miss Houston Pageant 2014 Orientation Meeting
February 1, 2014 - Super Bowl Gala
Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen along with Miss Kemah and Miss Kemah Teen were guest celebrities at the League City Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala where they helped State Senator Larry Taylor auction off donated deserts to raise money for scholarships and joined in the Super Bowl festivities.
December 7, 2013 - Benefit for Peggy Sherman at the Kemah Community Center
Miss Houston & Miss Kemah Teen at a benefit for Margaret "Peggy" Sherman raising funds for the South-Central Spinal Cord Injury Fund.
December 1, 2013 - Miss Texas Teen 2014 Pageant
Congratulations to Miss Houston Teen on her being voted Miss Congeniality at Miss Texas Teen USA 2014!
November 17, 2013 - Kidney Action Day
Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen gave speeches and joined in on activities that helped bring awareness to the importance of health screenings at the American Kidney Fund's Kidney Action Day in Houston. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee was also on hand to give a speech.
November 16, 2013 - Walking for MS
Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen were honored to walk with Miss Kemah and Miss Kemah Teen to help raise funds and awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This particular cause hit close to home for Miss Houston Teen when she realized she knew several of the individuals that were walking because they had MS. Texas State Representative, Greg Bonnen, was on hand to give a speech.
November 2, 2013 - Military Salute to Wounded Warriors
Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen were honored to attend the Salute to the Military and help raise funds for the Wounded Warriors Program.
October 26, 2013 - Bay Area Heart Walk
Miss Houston, Miss Houston Teen, Miss Kemah, and Miss Kemah Teen helped raise awareness and funds for the American Heart Association by walking in the Bay Area Hear Walk at Kemah Boardwalk.
October 20, 2013 - Stetsons and Stilettos
October 24, 2013 - Herod Elementary Celebrity Reader Week
Miss Houston Teen enjoyed sharing her love of reading and books with students at the Herod Elementary School during the Celebrity Reader Week.
October 20, 2013 - Boo-Lathon
October 12, 2013 - Miss Highlands Scholarship Pageants
Miss Houston Teen, Miss Kemah Teen, and Miss Bay Area Teen were honored to judge the Miss Highlands Scholarship Pageants. Congratulations to all the contestants who competed!
October 10, 2013 - Pageant Sponsor keeps Miss Houston Teen looking fabulous.
Nikki Bartlett, from The Perfect Face, was on hand to do makeup for Miss Houston Teen at her photo shoot.
October 5, 2013 - Susan B Komen Race For The Cure
Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen helped raise funds to fight breast cancer. Local talk show host, Debra Duncan, was one of the celebrities on hand to encourage racers, while Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen were joined in the race by Miss America Houston 2013 and Miss America 2013.
September 19, 2013 - Friends of Avondale House
With the Friends of Avondale House women. Avondale house works with children and adults with autism.
September 1, 2013 - Miss Texas USA 2014 Pageant Congratulations Semi-Finalist!
Miss Houston Kourtney Magnes was a Semi-Finalist at the 2014 Miss Texas USA Pageant.
September 1, 2013 - Miss Texas USA 2014 Pageant Congratulations on making top 15!
Miss Houston Teen attended the Miss Texas USA 2014 Pageant to support her pageant sister, Kourtney Magnes.
August 24, 2013 - Country Ballroom Cancer Benefit at Billy's Hall
Miss Houston, Miss Houston Teen, Miss Kemah, Miss Kemah Teen, and Miss Bay Area helped host a cancer benefit and auction for the Julia Cobb Cancer Foundation.
July 27, 2013 - Miss Bay Area Pageant
Miss Houston help co-host and Miss Houston Teen helped hand out awards at the 2013 Miss Bay Area Pageant which is also produced by Bay Star Productions, Inc.
June 28, 2013 - The Pink Carpet Affair Benefit Fashion Show
Miss Houston, Miss Houston Teen, and Miss Kemah (who hosted the fashion show) helped raise funds to benefit the Julia Cobb Cancer Foundation. The Pink Carpet affair was produced by Houston fashion handbag designer, Claudia Ayala.
June 27, 2013 - Photo Shoot with Sponsor, Select Studios
Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen enjoyed a fun day of shooting photos with pageant sponsor, Arthur Garcia of Select Studios. Makeup by The Perfect Face and Hair by Eric Vaughn.
June 21, 2013 - The Dress Fitting with Gionni Straccia and Pageant Sponsor, Julie Roberts of Elizabeth Anthony
Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen enjoyed meeting Gionni Straccia, their dress designer, and greatly appreciated the expert styling advice they received from pageant sponsor, Julie Roberts.
May 19, 2013 - Miss Kemah Pageant
Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen helped hand out programs and present awards at the Miss Kemah Pageant. They also enjoyed a moment with 8 year old Julia Cobb and her sisters.
May 18, 2013 - Miss Houston Teen visits with sponsor!
Miss Houston Teen, Katherine Harclerode visits with Eric Vaughn of Michael Kemper Salon for styling tips and a fresh update for her hair. Eric sponsors Miss Houston, Miss Bay Area and Miss Texas Pageants! He always keeps her looking great!
May 5, 2013 - Blessing of the Fleet
Miss Houston Teen, Miss Bay Area, and Miss Kemah were guests on the lead boat for the Blessing of the Fleet and helped hand out awards at the awards ceremony. US Congressman Randy Weber and Galveston County Judge Mark Henry were two of the notables in attendance.
April 6, 2013 - Macy's Shoe Diva
Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen helped model shoes and promote the upcoming Miss Kemah Pageant at Macy's. The Fashion event producer was Lenny Matuszewski.
April 5, 2013 - Miss Texas Southern University Scholarship Pageant
Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen helped present awards at the Miss Texas Southern University Scholarship Pageant
March 30, 2013 - Miss Houston Teen 2013 crowned
Miss Houston Teen 2013 celebrates winning her title and her birthday at the Downtown Aquarium
2013 Pageant Winners
The Miss Houston / Miss Houston Teen 2013 Pageant was held on March 29 & March 30, 2013 at the Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel.
Contestants from all over the Greater Houston Gulf Coast Area competed for an estimated $20,000 in prizes.
The show was hosted by Albert Soliz of San Antonio and double crown winner Nicole O’Brian Lassiter, MISS TEXAS TEEN USA® 2000 and MISS TEXAS USA® 2003.
Ms. Brigette Kirkconnell produced and choreographed the exciting event. Gracing the stage and stars of the show were the reigning Miss Houston Teen 2012, Logan Lester and Miss Houston 2012, Peyton Saverance, with a special appearance by the reigning MISS TEXAS TEEN USA® 2013, Daniella Rodriquez.
Kourtney Magnes, Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen Katherine Harclerode will represent the Greater Houston Area, if they meet all of the eligibility requirements in their respective state pageants. MISS TEXAS TEEN USA® and MISS TEXAS USA® pageants are produced by the Crystal Group, which is part of the prestigious MISS USA®, MISS UNIVERSE® and MISS TEEN USA® pageant system owned in partnership by the Donald Trump Organization and NBC Enterprises.
The Miss Houston and Miss Houston Teen pageant is independently produced by BayStar Productions.
Miss Houston Teen News
Katherine Harclerode was crowned Miss Houston Teen 2013!
- Finalists included First Runner-up Kendall Kulhanek,
- Second Runner-up, Swimsuit Fitness and Miss Congeniality winner was Madison Lester,
- Third Runner-up Madison Minter and
- Fourth Runner-up to Miss Houston Teen was Ashlyn Connor.
Tara Stanley was the Most Photogenic winner and a semi-finalist.
From the teen contestants, Madison Lester was presented with the People’s Choice Award.
Miss Houston News
Kourtney Magnes, was crowned Miss Houston 2013!
- First Runner-Up to Miss Houston and Evening Gown Specialty Award winner was Lauren Adkins,
- Second Runner-Up was Elise Banks,
- Third Runner-Up and Photogenic Winner was Nikki Golyer and
- Fourth Runner-Up, Swimsuit Fitness winner and Miss Congeniality was Kenda Carroll.
Kaitlyn Phillips was a semi-finalist and also Winner of the People’s Choice Award in the Miss Division.