From staff reports
Sponsored by UPMC-Northwest, nine area youth graced the stage with style for the 63rd annual Autumn Leaf Festival.
Larissa Lauer, a student at Clarion Area High School, was crowned Miss Teen ALF 2016. Lauer received an $800 scholarship and a $500 Clarion University scholarship.
Angela Olson, a student at Clarion-Limestone High School, was crowned Miss Junior Teen 2016. Young received a $400 scholarship.
In the Miss Teen competition, Lauer also received $150 scholarships in both the essay and talent categories.
Dorothy Kalinowski, a student at Clarion Area High School, received a $150 scholarship for the interview as well as awards for Miss Congeniality and Miss Photogenic.
In the Miss Junior Teen competition, Olson also was the winner of the essay award, $100 scholarship, Miss Congeniality and tied with Abbey Barron, a student at North Clarion High School, for Miss Photogenic.
Barron was first runner-up and received a $250 scholarship.
Barron also received the Interview award, a $100 scholarship, and the Talent award, $150 scholarship.