CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Tiffany Elizabeth Lawrence was crowned Miss Shenandoah and Sheri Lynn Grippo was crowned Miss Jefferson County on Saturday night at Wright Denny Intermediate School in Charles Town.
Lawrence, 19, a sophomore at Shepherd College, sang "Home." She is the daughter of Tony and Cheryl Lawrence of Shepherdstown, W.Va.
"I'm shaking," she said immediately after the crowning.
Grippo, 20, a sophomore at West Virginia University, performed a dramatic monologue titled "Molly." She is the daughter of Mario and Doris Grippo of Charles Town.
"I'm very excited and hungry," she said after being crowned.
Lawrence received her crown from Allison Renee Williams, Miss Shenandoah 2001.
Grippo received her crown from Miss West Virginia Danae DeMasi.
Lawrence received a $4,500 scholarship, a $500 scholarship from the Shepherd College Foundation and the chance to participate in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant June 20-22 at Robert C. Byrd High School in Clarksburg, W.Va.