* Cameron Strait and Taylor Strait of Pickerington have been selected as state finalists in the National American Miss Ohio Pageant, to be held June 30 in Columbus.
The winner will receive a $1,000 cash award and the right to compete in the national pageant in Disneyland.
Cameron, age 12, and Taylor, age 11, will compete in the division for ages 10-12.
Cameron's interests include gymnastics, competitive cheerleading, 4-H, modeling and photography.
Taylor's interests include competitive cheerleading, sewing, modeling and gymnastics.