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Meet our beautiful Royalty!

Luna Belle Horton

2023 Alabama State Tot

Luna Belle is the 7 year old daughter of Jeff and Lauryn Horton from Calera, Alabama. She has one 5-yr-old brother, Houston, and she is in 1st grade at Calera Elementary School.


Luna Belle enjoys attending Birmingham Dance Theatre, where she takes ballet, tap, jazz, and acro, as well as taking baton from EnMotion Twirl. And of course she loves singing with her Mommy. In her spare time, Luna Belle loves reading, playing with her brother and cousins, and practicing any type of art. When she grows up, Luna Belle would like to be a professional Face Painter.


Luna Belle loves Cinderella because she loves making new friends and seeing old friends she has known since she was a baby. A very special moment was being crowned by her friend, Kennedy,  last year. Luna Belle has enjoyed this year with her forever sisters Gracie, AnnaBella, and Rilee. She wants everyone to remember, It’s MAGIC! 


Gracie Groves

2023 Alabama State Miniature Miss

Gracie Groves is the 11-year-old daughter of Tucker and Ashley Groves of Vestavia Hills,

Alabama. She has one older sister, Anne Barron (12). Gracie is in the 5th grade at Vestavia Hills Elementary East where she proudly serves on the 5th Grade Leadership Team.

Dance is Gracie’s passion, and she enjoys her time as a competitive dancer at Jackie O’Neal

School of Dance, where she studies ballet, jazz, tap, and hip hop. She enjoys her time on the

stage and loves traveling to dance competitions and conventions with her team. She also enjoys

tumbling, cheer, and spending time with her family and friends.

Gracie is honored and excited to represent our state as Alabama’s Cinderella Miniature Miss

2023 and wishes all the Cinderella Girls the best of luck this year! Enjoy the Cinderella Magic!


AnnaBella Courington

2023 Alabama State Miss

AnnaBella is the 13 year old daughter of Angela Wudarczyk of Oxford, AL.  She is in the 7th grade at Oxford Middle School where she is a member of JUNA (Junior United Nations Assembly) and the ACTS college preparatory program.  After college she has dreams of becoming a Radio City Rockette for a few years and then ultimately becoming a veterinarian.

She has been dancing since she was 2 and loves all styles, but her favorite is Jazz because she can let her bubbly personality shine through.

Her Cinderella journey started when she was just 6 months old and through the years she has held many local and state titles including Alabama Cinderella Baby, Beauty, Photogenic, Cover Girl and Cameo. After being crowned in June she went on to attend Internationals in Dallas, TX where she won an award in AAMTC and was named 2nd alternate to Photogenic.  She has loved every moment of her year so far as the Alabama Cinderella Miss and can't wait to spend the rest of her year seeing old friends and making new ones at all the prelims and state pageant.  She wishes everyone the best of luck and wants everyone to remember Dreams Really Do Come True!

2023 Alabama State Teen

Rilee Hilliker is the 2023-2024 Alabama Cinderella Teen. Rilee is the 16 year old daughter of Josh and Amy Hilliker and lives in Tuscaloosa where she attends Northridge High School. At school Rilee is captain of the girls’ varsity golf team, a varsity cheerleader, and an honor student. She received an All Academic Honors award this school year and was nominated to join the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists thanks to her academic achievement along with her dream to become a pediatrician.


Outside of school, Rilee enjoys being a board member for the Tuscaloosa Civinettes where she helps other girls find ways to serve their community.  She also shares the BRAVE platform with elementary school students to spread bullying prevention and awareness.  When she has free time, Rilee enjoys spending time with her friends and family. 


Rilee has been a part of the Cinderella Pageant since she was 3 years old.  She is excited to make new friends and share that dreams do come true as she represents the Alabama Cinderella Teen title!

Rilee Hiliker

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