Thirteen girls will vie for the title of Miss Metter High School on Thursday evening, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. in the PK-8 Complex. Admission is $5 per person.
Through an application process, the girls are evaluated in the areas of academics, school and community involvement and honors and awards.
A tea will be held Thursday afternoon where the contestants will be interviewed individually by a panel of three judges. Thursday night, the girls will be evaluated in an evening gown competition and contestants who are chosen as a top five finalist will answer an on-stage question prior to the crowning of the new Miss MHS.
There will also be a People’s Choice Award, a Most Photogenic Award, and Miss Congeniality Award given during the pageant.
Special entertainment will be provided by Studio South Dancers. Amy Barnes, the instructional coach at Metter High and Middle School, and Rachel Deal, Miss MHS 2019, will be the masters of ceremonies.
The proceeds from the Miss MHS Pageant support the Miss MHS Scholarship. Proceeds from the People’s Choice Award will go to the Metter High School Family, Career, Community Leaders of America Program.
Pageant participants are Tytianna Artis, daughter of Diyeshia Artis; Topanga Berry, daughter of Jessica Aaron, Chris and Tonya Berry; Nicole Cabrera, daughter of Juan and Stacey Cordova; Kaitlyn Dekle, daughter of Ramon Kelly and Shante’ Dekle; Madison Jones, daughter of Ofelio and Christine Jimenez; Ella Miller, daughter of John and Kellie Miller; Parijia Mincey, daughter of Patrick and Cora Coney; Arleigh Monroe, daughter of Jason and Pam Monroe; Harley Oliver, daughter of Jacqueline Lively; Zade Phillips, daughter of Phillip and Beth Phillips; Alexis Snipes, daughter of Tracy Snipes and Billie Sue Fulmer; Laney Tootle, daughter of Brian and Kathleen Tootle; and Tamira Walker, daughter of Shardee Walker.