JACKSON, MI, August 3, 2015– Applications for the Miss Jackson Crossroads and Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageants are now available on-line at: www.missjacksoncrossroads.org and are being welcomed through October 31, 2015. They may also be requested by mail. The new Miss Jackson Crossroads and Outstanding Teen will be crowned during the final event on Sunday, January 17, 2016, 1pm at Jackson College and will represent Jackson County at the Miss Michigan and Outstanding Teen Pageant in June 2016.
An informational meeting for contestants and sponsors will be held on Sunday, August 23, 3 pm at the Cascades Manor House.
The Miss Jackson Crossroads Scholarship Pageant is open to young women ages 17-23, who either lives, works or receives their education in Jackson County. The Jackson Crossroads Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant is open to young women between the ages 13 – 16. Both programs are affiliated with the Miss Michigan and Miss America Organizations. Details for registration, contestant requirements and applications can be found at www.missjacksoncrossroads.org.
Emily Sioma, Miss Jackson Crossroads 2015 and Alaina Cook, Miss Jackson Crossroads Outstanding Teen 2015 both earned Top Five placement at the Miss Michigan and Outstanding Teen Pageants in June of this year with cash and educational scholarships totaling over $4,500.00. In addition, Sioma, won the Kirsten Haglund Swimsuit Award and Cook won the Preliminary Talent Award.
The Miss America Organization continues to be the largest provider of educational scholarships in the world. In 2012, the Miss America Organization and its state and local organizations made available more than $45 million in cash and scholarship assistance. http://www.missamerica.org
Chris LaRock Gorton