The 51st annual Miss Clayton High School Pageant is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St. This year’s theme is “Singin’ in the Rain.”
Tickets are $10. They’re available in the school’s front office.
This year’s contestants are profiled below:
Kristen Duncan is the daughter of Diane and David Duncan. For her talent, she will dance.
Desiree Jackson is the daughter of Beverly and Mathis Jackson. She will sing for her talent.
Jordan Cooper is the daughter of Holly and Mark Cooper. For her talent, she will perform a jazz dance.
Melissa Guerrero is the daughter of Nicole and Mark Guerrero. For her talent, she will sing.
Karen Villanueva is the daughter of Carmen Sierra and Oscar Villanueva. For her talent, she will dance.
Abigail Stagner is the daughter of Jennifer and Wade Stanley. For her talent, she will play the flute.
Taylor Outlaw is the daughter of Pam and David Outlaw. She will tap dance for her talent.
Monica Musgrave is the daughter of Betsy and John Musgrave. She will perform a cheer dance routine for her talent.
Rebecca Tshibambi is the daughter of Chantel and Joseph Tshibambi. For her talent, she will sing.
Caroline Haller is the daughter of Michelle and Michael Haller. She will tap dance for her talent.
The 2013 Miss Clayton High School, DeAndrea Hargett, will also sing.
The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship, a crown, an award, a sash and a portrait. The first and second runners-up will receive an award.
Other awards are the James Lawrence Williams Miss Congeniality Award, the Carmine Whitley Exemplary Award, the Top Sponsorship Sales Award and the People’s Choice Award, given to the contestant who collects the most money for the charity of the reigning queen’s choice.
This year’s pageant directors are Amy Plant-Perdue, Candace Williams and Cora Godwin.