Alderson Miss Fireworks Pageant Scholarship deadline approaching

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The Alderson Miss Fireworks Committee is excited to announce that the 2019 Alderson Miss Fireworks Pageants will be held on the weekend of June 15 and 16.  The Miss Fireworks Pageant will be Saturday, June 15, at 7 p.m., and all other pageants will be on Sunday, June 16, at 1 p.m.  All pageants will be held at the Alderson Community Center.

The Alderson Miss Fireworks Scholarship Pageant is open to young ladies that are 16-21 years of age, and must be a resident of Greenbrier, Monroe, Summers, Pocahontas, or Mercer County.  Contestants will compete for the title of Miss Fireworks 2019 who will reign over the Alderson Fourth of July Celebration.  A scholarship in the amount of $1,200 will be awarded to the winner, along with the opportunity to compete in the Queen of Queens Pageant for the title of Miss West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals to be held in Charleston in January 2020.

The Sunday pageants will consist of Baby Girl and Baby Boy Sparkler; Little Mr. and Miss Sparkler; Mr. and Miss Sparkler; Little Miss, Junior Miss, and Senior Miss Fireworks. The contestants for these pageants must be ages one month through ninth grade, and contestants can live in any county or state.

Applications are available in Alderson at City National Bank, Sassy Scissors, and Lobban Floral.  Applications are also available online at http://www.alderson4th.com/, or by calling Karen Lobban at 304-667-5049 or Lobban Floral at 304-445-7482.

The deadline for Miss Fireworks applications and Little Miss, Junior Miss, and Senior Miss Fireworks applications is June 1, 2019 and all other pageants, June 10, 2019.