Snow Angel pageants planned at Shawnee Community College
The Littlest Snow Angel Pageant and the Illinois Snow Angel Pageant are planned Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10-11, at Shawnee Community College near Ullin.
On Dec. 10, the first Littlest Snow Angel Pageant begins at 6 p.m. at the college. Admission is $2.
The 2011 Littlest Snow Angel Pageant will raise money for the Miss Illinois Snow Angel Pageant Scholarship.
The young lady crowned as 2011 Littlest Snow Angel on Saturday will be the crown bearer for the 2011 Miss Illinois Snow Angel Pageant, which is set for Sunday, Dec. 11.
The age group for the Littlest Snow Angel Pageant is 4-6 years old by the day of the pageant, and contestants must be Illinois residents.
The Littlest Snow Angels will compete in the categories of evening wear (dress) and onstage question.
There is a $15 entry fee and applications can be submitted as late as the day of the pageant.
Registration and check-in for the 2011 Littlest Snow Angel Pageant will take place between 5 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.
Organizers note that this will be the time to register and submit applications if it has not been submitted already. The pageant will begin at 6 p.m.
Contestants should come dressed and ready to go on stage.
There is an optional photogenic competition; it is $5 entry fee to enter this optional competition. The photo is to be submitted at the time of registration and check-in.
The 2011 Illinois Snow Angel Pageant is set for 2 p.m. Dec. 11 at the college.
This event features two age categories: Teen, ages 13-15; and Miss, ages 16-21.
Kristin Melton, 2011 Mrs. Midwest International, will emcee the event.
Pageant director Jenna Harner said "this pageant is an opportunity for young women to earn scholarship money and develop confidence and interviewing skills.
"The public admission of $7 will provide mission support for Angels’ Cove, a branch of Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services.”
Angels’ Cove helps young women facing a pregnancy find love and care in a home-like setting, with assistance provided in the positive choices of parenting and adoption with neither option stressed more than the other.