New Miss Clark County is a B.G. woman

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photoMoriah Smith Miss Clark County 2014

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photoBhanu Kaur Miss Clark County's Outstanding Teen 2014

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Moriah Smith of Battle Ground was named Miss Clark County 2014 during a program Saturday in Vancouver. Bhanu Kaur of Vancouver was named Miss Clark County's Outstanding Teen 2014.

Smith, 18, attends Clark College. Her platform was the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and her talent was a dance to "This Can't Be Love." She won a $1,500 scholarship and a chance to compete to become the next Miss Washington.

Kaur, 16, is a sophomore at Mountain View High School of Vancouver. Her platform was "Volunteerism: Today's Youth, Tomorrow's Future," and her talent was a Bollywood dance, "Dhoom Taana." She won a $500 scholarship and a chance to compete to become the next Miss Washington's Outstanding Teen.

Nine contestants took part in the competition Saturday at Evergreen High School. Miss Clark County is an official preliminary to the Miss Washington and Miss America programs.

Genay Tucker, 23, of Vancouver was the first runner-up for Miss Clark County 2014, and Lexi Dufault, 14, of Battle Ground was first runner-up for Miss Clark County's Outstanding Teen 2014.