A decade of crowns is the theme for the 2017 Miss Altus Outstanding Teen pageant scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Altus City Auditorium.
Nine lovely and talented contestants are slated to appear with former queens 2016 Miss Altus Outstanding Teen Jimmie Kate Dollins and 2016 Miss Altus Lexie Herron along with her star Katie Beth Davis.
Ashley Wheeler, a former Miss Altus Outstanding Teen and Miss Altus, will be the special master of ceremonies for the evening. During the evening gown competition, teens will be escorted by their “little darlings.”
The group must be a Miss America franchise to hold a Miss America Outstanding Teen pageant.
Members of the Miss Altus pageant felt it was time to give the teen girls an opportunity to earn scholarship money and self-confidence by having a Miss Altus Outstanding Teen pageant.
The Miss Altus pageant members offered to help start a teen pageant. They recruited help from friends and are now celebrating their 10th year.
The Miss America organization is an advocate for women’s education and a provider of scholarship assistance to young women.
Tickets may be purchased at the door Saturday evening.
Reach Mary O. Esparza at 580-482-1221, ext. 2077.