Natchitoches teen pageants now seeking contestants | Community Spirit
The city of Natchitoches has started looking for contestants for the 2012 Natchitoches Queens Scholarship Program.
The scholarship program consists of two pageants: The Miss Merry Christmas Pageant and the Miss Natchitoches Teen Pageant. Both pageants will begin at 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 30 at the Natchitoches Events Center.
The Miss Merry Christmas Pageant is open to young ladies who will be enrolled in the twelfth grade in a Natchitoches Parish high school. Miss Merry Christmas and Christmas Belles will be selected. The winner serves as the official hostess of the Natchitoches Christmas Festival and will represent Natchitoches at various events. The winner receives a NSU tuition scholarship, cash scholarship and other prizes and awards.
Participants compete in scholastic achievement, interview, eveningwear and onstage question.
The Miss Natchitoches Teen Pageant is open to young ladies who will be enrolled in grades 9-11 in a Natchitoches Parish school. Participants compete in scholastic achievement, interview, sportswear, eveningwear and onstage question. The winner will receive a cash scholarship and other prizes and is eligible to compete in the Miss Louisiana Teen Princess Pageant in summer 2013.
There is a $75 entry fee to enter either the Teen or Miss Merry Christmas pageants. Those interested in entering either Miss Merry Christmas or Miss Natchitoches Teen should call Lisa Cooley at City Hall at 352-2746. There must be at least 10 girls entered in each pageant for the pageants to take place.
All applications and entry fees for both pageants must be returned to City Hall no later than Friday, Aug. 24.