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2022 Alabama State Teen

​Helen Elizabeth Maddox is your 2022-2023 Alabama Cinderella Teen. She is the 14-year-old daughter of Robert and Sharon Maddox of Vestavia Hills, AL. Helen is a Freshman at Vestavia Hills High School where she is an Honor Student, Junior Varsity Rebelette dance team, member of RISE and an ambassador for Bent but not Broken, an organization dedicated to spreading Scoliosis awareness. She enjoys being a member of the Jackie O’Neal Dance Company and studying all phases of dance including Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop & Lyrical/Contemporary. Helen has traveled the country dancing and is honored to have been awarded numerous dance scholarships and awards. In her spare time, she loves reading, traveling, and spending time with friends. This year she hopes to help spread a little Cinderella Magic to everyone she meets and teach girls that dreams really do come true!



2022 Alabama State Miss

Ella Grace Shoemaker is the 12 year old daughter of Tarah Binford and Steve Shoemaker of Birmingham, Alabama.  She has a 13 year old sister, Addison, who also competes in the Cinderella Scholarship Pageant. Ella is in the 6th grade at Briarwood Christian School and excels in the Compass Program where students are encouraged to think creatively and independently to solve problems.


Ella enjoys spending time with her friends and being outdoors. She also loves crafting, sewing, dancing and tumbling. Ella is a member of the Birmingham Dance Theatre Company and loves competing and being on stage.


Ella is excited to be your 2022-2023 Alabama Cinderella Miss and can’t wait to spend this year with her Cinderella sisters!



2022 Alabama State Miniature Miss

Maryn Brown is the 10-year-old daughter of Scott and Kelley Brown of Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Having two older sisters and one brother, she enjoys being the baby of the family. Maryn is in the 5th grade at Dolly Ridge Elementary and loves spending time with friends, making movies, reading, dancing and cheering on the Auburn Tigers. She is a Level 4 Company Member at Birmingham Dance Theatre where she studies jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary, acrobatics and ballet. Her aspirations are to attend film school at NYU and become a film director. Maryn has attended Cinderella Internationals twice and won the title of International Mini Miss Cover Girl in 2021. She is thrilled and honored to represent the state as Alabama's Cinderella Miniature Miss 2022!



2022 Alabama State Tot

Kennedy is the 6-year-old daughter of Kevin and Kristen Osborne of Hoover, Alabama. She has two sisters, Emma Kate (8) and Madison (2). Kennedy is in 1st grade at Gwin Elementary school.


Kennedy is a member of the Mini Connection team at Birmingham Dance Theater and she enjoys performing hip hop and jazz. She also enjoys singing, softball, and gymnastics, but most of all she loves playing with her sisters and spending time her family. Her favorite color is rainbow and her favorite food is “basghetti”. When Kennedy grows up, she aspires to be an Olympic gymnast.


Kennedy started her Cinderella journey when she was an infant and has held several titles at the state and local level, including the 2020 Alabama Cinderella Tiny Tot. Kennedy is the reigning 2022-2023 Alabama Cinderella Tot and feels truly blessed to wear the same robe as so many amazing Tots before her, including her big sister, Emma Kate (2020). Kennedy wants all of the aspiring Tots to know they should keep pursuing their dreams because there is no magic like Cinderella Magic!

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