INWOOD — The 28th Annual Berkeley County Faculties Scholarship Pageant will probably be held on Nov. 23 and 24 at Musselman Excessive Faculty. College students in all Berkeley County Faculties in grades Kindergarten via 12th grade might take part.
This scholarship pageant will select a Tiny Miss (grades Kindergarten via 2); Little Miss (grades three via 5); Junior Miss (grades 6 via eight); and Miss Berkeley County Faculties (grades 9 via 12).
School scholarships within the quantity of $1,700 will probably be awarded within the Miss division (grades 9 via 12). The queen will obtain a $500 scholarship; greatest interview $250; and Shining Star $250. The 4 runners-up will obtain $250, $200, $150, and $100 respectively. These scholarships are sponsored by Vic and Shelly McFillan (Rocky Glen Neighborhood), Dianna and the late Freddie Gantt (Gantt’s Cell Residence Neighborhood), and Dr. Invoice Queen, President, Board of Training.
Data and entry types can be found on the Berkeley County Faculties site. Click on on For Neighborhood.
The Junior Miss Pageant will probably be at 5 p.m. and the Miss at eight p.m. on Nov. 23. The Tiny Miss will probably be at 2 p.m. and the Little Miss at 6 p.m. on Nov. 24.
This exercise advantages the R. S. Dispanet Memorial Scholarship established by the Berkeley County Council PTA in 1972. This $2,400 scholarship is awarded yearly to seniors from the four county excessive colleges.
Judging will probably be carried out by well-qualified judges from out of the realm. Tutorial achievement, college actions, group service, and management are included within the judging standards for the Little Miss, Junior Miss and Miss classes. A decide’s interview is added for the Junior Miss and Miss.
The winners will obtain a tiara, banner, trophy, and flowers. The 4 runners-up in every class will obtain flowers and a trophy. All contributors will obtain a trophy. A plaque for every class of competitors can have the winner’s title, 12 months, and college engraved on it. These plaques can even embody an image of the winner and will probably be displayed at their college in the course of the 12 months of their reign.
The aim of this scholarship pageant is to advertise training and group service. Within the Little Miss, Junior Miss and Miss, tutorial excellence will probably be acknowledged with engraved pins being offered to the scholars attaining All A’s or All A’s & B’s over the last college 12 months. Within the Little Miss, Junior Miss and Miss, an engraved plaque for the Twinkling Star, Rising Star and Shining Star awards will probably be offered to the scholars attaining one of the best total excellence in teachers, college actions, group service, and management. Good and trustworthy attendance awards will probably be offered in all classes.
Contestants have to be a Berkeley County Faculties scholar. A costume appropriate for church is the required sporting attire. A $30 registration price might be paid by the entrant or a sponsor. Expertise efficiency isn’t required.
The emcee for the pageant will probably be Michael T. Myers, native magician and TV character.
Throughout intermissions, college students will probably be acting from numerous county colleges to share a few of their completely different particular skills.
Admission is $5 for adults, $three for college students, pre-school free. Refreshments will probably be bought.
The present college representatives are: Sabrina Harrison, Miss, Martinsburg Excessive; Jessica Broadwater, Junior Miss, Hedgesville Center; Ashlyn Weatherholtz, Little Miss, Mountain Ridge Intermediate; and Stormi Roach, Tiny Miss, Bunker Hill Elementary.
Neighborhood service is a crucial a part of the duties of the 4 winners. Throughout 2018-2019, the 2018 college representatives assisted with Particular Olympics; served as pages in the course of the legislative session on the State Capitol in Charleston; and assisted with the Again Pack program. They assisted with the BCC PTA Cultural Arts Ceremony, BCC PTA Founders Day Banquet, addressed the Board of Training at a Board assembly, and took part in numerous different actions.
An annual group service undertaking involving all pageant contestants has been very profitable with numerous bins of meals donated to the Shenandoah Ladies’s Shelter for abused ladies and youngsters. In 2018, all contestants donated gadgets and 77 Christmas present luggage had been delivered to sufferers on the VA Middle. Service tasks are continued annually to offer contestants the chance to share with these much less lucky in our group.
The Dispanet Scholarship was named in honor and reminiscence of the previous Berkeley County Superintendent of Faculties, Raymond Dispanet. This scholarship is funded wholly via contributions from Berkeley County Faculty PTAs and the proceeds of this pageant. It has offered academic help for college students yearly since its inception. Presently this scholarship is for $2,400 payable at $600 per 12 months for four years. Seven college students are presently receiving this scholarship.
For info, name Sherry Smith 304-229-8502. Additional particulars are additionally on the Berkeley County Faculties web site. Click on on For Neighborhood.
The deadline for submission of entry types to Mrs. Smith is Oct. 15.