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Seeking Contestants For Miss Allen County 2016

The Miss Allen County Queen Scholarship Pageant is seeking contestants for the 2016 Miss Allen County Queen Pageant that will take place at Carroll High School on July 17th at 6:00pm. Miss Allen County is run in conjunction with the Allen County Fair and is open to young women 17-21 that live or go to school in Allen County. Contestants will compete in four categories: interview, professional wear, evening wear, and on-stage question. It’s an opportunity for young women to grow, learn, and make new friends. Through the pageant, contestants learn interview and public speaking skills, poise, and above all how to have confidence.

The winner and her court will reign over the Allen County Fair July 26th – July 31st and will also represent Allen County at the Miss Indiana State Fair Queen pageant in January 2017. The 2016 Queen will be awarded a $1000 scholarship, her first runner-up a $500 scholarship and her second-fourth runner-up a $250 scholarship. She and her court will win prizes such as: Vera Bradley handbags, gold and diamond jewelry, Charmaine Models & Talent scholarship, gift certificates to area restaurants, massages, modeling scholarships, and more.

The theme of the 2016 program is “Hear Us Roar!” with contestants wearing animal print for the opening number and some of our favorite jungle music. 2015 Miss Allen County, Erica Hoot, will pass down her crown during the program and talk about her experiences at the 2016 Indiana State Fair Queen Pageant last January and how it felt to be named to the Top 10.

All interested young women are urged to contact pageant director, Michelle Love, for a contestant packet and more information about entering the 2016 program. Early entry deadline is June 22nd and late entry deadline is July 1st, so don’t wait to enter! You can contact Michelle Love at missallencounty or 260-693-9407.