Ryanne Baylee Squibb of Fayetteville was recently crowned the “Baby Miss Princess of North Carolina.” She will travel the state of North Carolina representing this title. To win the title, Ryanne competed alongside four other contestants ranging in ages from 15 months to 2 years old from all over the state of North Carolina. They contestants competed in numerous categories including: Opening Number, Swimwear, Sleepwear, Casual Wear, and Evening Gown.
Ryanne is the 16-month-old daughter of Dustin and Lora Squibb of Fayetteville and the sister of Ace Matthews of Fayetteville. She is the granddaughter of Jim and Kathleen Squibb of Clinton, Deborah Thomas of Salemburg, John Black of Ivanhoe, Louise and Richard Charlebois of Dunn, and the great-granddaughter of John and Barbara Black of Garland, Guy Skinner of Kinston, and Robert Cashwell of Autryville.
Along with the title, Ryanne also won: “Swimsuit Award” “Best Casual Wear Award”, “Most Beautiful Award”, “Sleepwear Award” and Photogenic runner-up. At the end of her reign she will recieve a $1,000 savings bond.
The Princess of North Carolina Pageant has been around for 23 years. They have had former queens to go on to compete and win “Miss North Carolina” including Sampson County’s own Kate Peacock. The directors Susan and Steve Mintz of Goldsboro are most notable for their support of the Victory Junction Camp located in Randleman
Ryanne will be hosting a “Paint Party” in Clinton on August 14 with “3 Sisters.” All proceeds will go to the Victory Junction Camp, a camp that helps send children with disabilities or life threatening illnesses to camp free of charge. To find out more information about the Victory Junction Camp, visit their website at www.victoryjunction.org .