Howard History

June 18, 2006

1965: Miss Howard is crowned

Betty Ann Owings of Highland was crowned Miss Howard County at the inaugural Miss Howard County pageant in June 1965. The event, which was sponsored by the Ellicott City Jaycees, was held in the auditorium at Howard High School. Barbara Goedeke of Ellicott City was the runner-up.

[Source: The Sun and the Howard County Historical Society's library]

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