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Deadline approaches for local pageants

The Miss Silverdale and Miss Kitsap Scholarship Organizations are recruiting contestants for the 2013 pageant.

The pageant is scheduled for Jan. 5 at the Bremerton High School Auditorium. Deadline for applications is Oct. 10.

The new titleholders receive a $3,000 scholarship in addition to other awards and gifts. All participants in the pageant will receive a minimum of $250 for competing.

The Miss Kitsap Scholarship Pageant is open to young women ages 16 to 24, who live, work or attend school within the boundaries of the Bremerton and South Kitsap school districts. They must be at least a junior and be a high school graduate by June 2014.

The Miss Silverdale Scholarship Pageant is open to young women ages 16 to 24, who live, work or attend school within the boundaries of the Central Kitsap School District. They must be at least a junior and be a high school graduate by June 2014.

The current titleholders remain busy this year representing the Kitsap County area. To date, titleholders have made 165 combined appearances at various fundraising events, festivals and parades, such as the county fair.

To date, more than $334,000 in scholarships have been given to 180 women in Kitsap County.For more information, call Michele Wasson at (360) 689-3553, or email misspoulsbo@yahoo.com.

Applications are available in the counseling offices in area high schools and on the pageant Facebook page, search: Miss Kitsap, Miss Silverdale Scholarship Organizations.

 

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