Miss Door County Samantha Cole is competing in the Miss Wisconsin Pageant, which begins Wednesday night in Oshkosh.
Cole, a graduate of Gibraltar High School and UW-Stevens Point, is the daughter of Jerald and Holly Cole of Sturgeon Bay. Her platform is suicide prevention.
Preliminary competition takes place Wednesday and Thursday with the new Miss Wisconsin crowned Saturday night.
Miss Door County's Outstanding Teen Abbigayle Grosbeier will compete for the title of Miss Wisconsin's Outstanding Teen on Friday. Grosbeier is the daughter of Thomas and April Grosbeier of Brussels and will be a junior at Southern Door in the fall. Her platform is bullying prevention.