The Jackson County Teen USA Scholarship Pageant is absolutely thrilled to announce this years scholarships and prizes. “This is more scholarship money then we have EVER awarded in years past. The Jackson Community never ceases to amaze me with their generosity” says Windy Chmiel, 1996 RoseQueen and Executive Director.
This years winner will receive a $2000.00 cash scholarship. $1000.00 to Jackson College, $3000.00 to Baker College, $500.00 state wardrobe allowance, $875.00 state entry fee, just to name a few.
1st runner up with receive $1500.00 cash scholarship
2nd runner up $1000.00
3rd runner up $750.00
4th runner up $500.00
and each non finalist will receive $250.00 each
Other cash prizes will also be awarded to to various winners such as best essay, best interview and other categories.
Total scholarships and prizes awarded this year total $18,210.00. “I am pleased to say that we award more scholarship money then ANY other Teen local pageant in the state of Michigan! This pageant is Number 1 for a reason. We hold our young ladies to a certain standard and the community and the sponsors appreciate and recognize that.” says Chmiel.
This years pageant will be held on Friday August 4th at Western Community Arts Center. Tickets are $10.00 and will be available at the door or from any pageant contestant.