Applicants sought for annual pageants

The Miss Crooked Road and Greater Franklin County Scholarship Pageant Committee is seeking contestants for its 5th annual scholarship pageant to be held Saturday, March 14 at the Pigg River Community Center in Rocky Mount.

The pageants are open preliminaries to the Miss Virginia and Miss America Pageants. A contestant may be eligible if she lives, works or attends school in Virginia, and is between 17 to 25 years of age, never been married or have had a child.

In addition to the Miss competitions, the pageant will also feature the Miss Crooked Road and Greater Franklin County’s Outstanding Teen Pageants (ages 13-17).

Contestants in Miss division will be judged in talent, private interview, onstage interview question and evening gown/social impact statement competitions.

Contestants in Outstanding Teen division will be judged in talent, private interview, onstage question, physical fitness and evening gown competitions.

Cash and in kind scholarships will be awarded with the winners advancing to represent this area in the Miss Virginia Pageant to be held June 14-20 at Liberty University in Lynchburg.

For more information or an application, call, text or email the executive director, Luci Thomas at  Misscrookedroad@gmail.com or (276) 732- 8023.

Information is also available on the following websites: Miss Virginia at www.missva.org,

or on Facebook at Miss Crooked Road Scholarship Pageant.

The Miss Crooked Road & Greater Franklin County Scholarship Pageant is a nonprofit organization run entirely by local volunteers.

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