Thursday, June 28, 2012

Miss Marigold Pageant

Who will be the 37th woman to reign over the Pekin Marigold Festival?

We’ll find out on Saturday, August 11th when the Miss Marigold Pageant is held at the Pekin Community High School F.M. Peterson Theater.

Seven talented young women will vie for the crown and the $2,000 scholarship awarded to the winner.

The first runner-up will win a $500 scholarship and the second runner-up wins a $250 scholarship. All participants will receive a $50 scholarship.

Contestants will compete in the areas of interview, community service, casual wear/on-stage question, talent, and evening gown.

Tickets are $10 ($5 for anyone high school aged and younger) and are on sale at the Pekin Chamber of Commerce, 402 Court St. in Pekin.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful annual tradition that showcases some of the most talented young ladies in our community! Come and show your support and see who is crowned Miss Marigold 2012!