“We are excited about bringing this opportunity to the mountains,” said Mandy Stumbo, who, along with Michelle Sode, serves as director of the pageant.
According to Stumbo, Trent will crown the Miss East Kentucky and Jones will crown Miss East Kentucky Outstanding Teen.
The pageant will be hosted by the Miss East Kentucky Scholarship Organization. The organization is a preliminary for the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Organization.
The Miss East Kentucky Scholarship Pageant is open to contestants across the state. The pageant also includes divisions for Little Miss, Pre-teen and Outstanding Teen contestants. Each queen of each division will represent the Miss East Kentucky Scholarship Organization at the state level of competition beginning in the summer of 2011 that includes Little Miss Kentucky, Miss Kentucky’s Outstanding Teen and Pre-teen divisions.
The Miss East Kentucky Pageant will be held at the Wilkinson-Stumbo Convention Center in Prestonsburg.
The deadline for entering the Little Miss/Pre-teen Pageant is Friday, Feb. 25, and the Outstanding Teen/Miss Division is Friday, March 11. For more information, contact Mandy Stumbo at (606) 949-6326 or by email at mandystumbo01@ yahoo.com or Michelle Sode at (606) 205-7262 or firstname.lastname@example.org.