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The 2011 Miss Calaveras was crowned Thursday night, during the Miss Calaveras Scholarship Pageant, at the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee.

Rachel Caynak was also Friday morning’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”.

Caynak is an eighteen year old senior at Calaveras High School. She lives in the Calaveras community of Valley Springs.

Caynak will likely be using her $1,000 scholarship winnings this fall where she plans to attend UC, Davis with a major in applied mathematics while working toward a teaching degree.

During the talent portion of the Scholarship Pageant, which was 40% of the judges total vote, Caynak played “Colors of the Wind” the theme to Pocohontas on a flute. 

First Runner-Up was Katie Tanner, a senior at Calaveras High School, who also won three awards including Community Service, Most Talented and Congeniality.

Second Runner-Up was Sarah Kraemer, a seventeen year old senior at Bret Harte High School.

The “Newsmaker of the Day” is heard each weekday morning on AM 1450 KVML at 6:47, 7:47 and 8:47am.

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