LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Hundreds gathered at the Prien Lake Mall for the "17th Annual Cute Kids Portrait Contest. Organized by the Children's Miracle Network, the contest started weeks ago. Young children had their pictures taken and put on display so people could vote on who they thought was the cutest. Its estimated that $8,000 dollars was raised from the event, the winners are as followed:
5th place went to Emerald Sky, 4th to Katelyn and Eddie Miller.
Jane Casanova took 3rd while Jackson Pruitt took second.
This year's grand prize winner was Jaymison Jordan.